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Auf historischen Spuren unterwegs. Der Schmugglerweg am Gardasee

· 1 review · Via Ferrata · Lake Garda Mountains
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  • Aussichtspunkt Pregasina
    / Aussichtspunkt Pregasina
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  • / Der Zustieg
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  • / An der Kehre wird rechts abgebogen
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  • / Am Pfad. Ab hier beginnt das Abenteuer
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  • / Freies leichtes Gelände
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  • / Auch eine Leiter muss abgestiegen werden
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  • / Das Seil ist eine eigene Sicherung
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  • / eine der mehreren Schlüsselpassagen
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  • / Am Ausstieg
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difficult
Distance 4.6 km
4:00 h
860 m
840 m
481 m
109 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Helmut Kostner 
Update: June 06, 2021
Difficulty
D difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
481 m
Lowest point
109 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Statue an der Ortschaft Pregasina (387 m)
Coordinates:
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DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Statue an der Ortschaft Pregasina

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco-Karte 061, Alto Garda, Ledro, Monte Baldo Nord 1:25.000

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • 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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Rating

5.0
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Swen Ar
November 03, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 21, 2021

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Difficulty
D difficult
Distance
4.6 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
860 m
Descent
840 m
Highest point
481 m
Lowest point
109 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Cultural/historical interest Flora and fauna Botanical highlights

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