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Winter hiking

2021-03-07: Sonntag, 07.03.2021: Meran - Tirol - Gratsch - Algund - Meran

Winter hiking · Meraner Land
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easy
Distance 11.6 km
2:47 h
272 m
236 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
574 m
Lowest point
338 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Wohnhaus (338 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.668230, 11.167240
DMS
46°40'05.6"N 11°10'02.1"E
UTM
32T 665780 5170578
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Destination

Wohnhaus

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Getting there

Coordinates

DD
46.668230, 11.167240
DMS
46°40'05.6"N 11°10'02.1"E
UTM
32T 665780 5170578
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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
easy
Distance
11.6 km
Duration
2:47 h
Ascent
272 m
Descent
236 m
Circular route
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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