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Zallinger Sledge Run

Tobogganing · Seiser Alm
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moderate
Distance 2.9 km
1:30 h
0 m
281 m
2,022 m
1,741 m
The longest sledge run on the Seiser Alm needs stamina and skill, but offers you masses of fun.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,022 m
Lowest point
1,741 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.511782, 11.685911
DMS
46°30'42.4"N 11°41'09.3"E
UTM
32T 706046 5154417
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Saltria, you pass the Hotel Tirler towards the Refuge Berghaus Zallinger Hut. The run leads down to Saltria in numerous bends, partly through the woods.
Beware: Your must wear helmets, use at your own risk and sledding on ski runs is forbidden!

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

The road to the landscape conservation area Seiser Alm is closed to private traffic from 9.00am to 5.00pm. During this time you can get to the Seiser Alm by the Seiser Alm cable carr from Seius or by bus from Kastelruth.

Coordinates

DD
46.511782, 11.685911
DMS
46°30'42.4"N 11°41'09.3"E
UTM
32T 706046 5154417
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Sledding

  • 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

Technical Equipment for Sledding

  • Sled with tow strap
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons are useful on ascent
  • Ski Helmet recommended when sledding through heavily wooded areas
  • Ski goggles if required   
  • 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
2.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Descent
281 m
Highest point
2,022 m
Lowest point
1,741 m
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