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Snowshoeing

Winter hike from Telves to the Freundalm

Snowshoeing · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Map / Winter hike from Telves to the Freundalm
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moderate
Distance 6.5 km
2:30 h
488 m
488 m
From Obertelfes (1258 m, at the Dorfbrunnen different signposts) follow the signs "Telferalmen" or "Freundalm" first on narrow Höfestrasse up to the Kappelerhof (1353 m), then on the wide paved hiking and tobogganing trail first through meadows and forest in a moderately increasing slope crossroads north-westwards and last again through meadows up to the Freundalm (about 1720 m); from Telfes 1:30 hrs Descent: As ascent in 1:00 hrs (possibly also with the toboggan).
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,722 m
Lowest point
1,247 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.892487, 11.390444
DMS
46°53'33.0"N 11°23'25.6"E
UTM
32T 682095 5195990
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Coordinates

DD
46.892487, 11.390444
DMS
46°53'33.0"N 11°23'25.6"E
UTM
32T 682095 5195990
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
488 m
Descent
488 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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