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Winter hiking

Saltria - Piz - Saltria

Winter hiking · Seiser Alm
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moderate
Distance 8.4 km
2:31 h
344 m
344 m
1,914 m
1,674 m
This winter hike starts in Saltria and leads along the hiking trail towards Piz. From there the trail runs through the snow-covered landscape with a wonderful panoramic view of the Dolomites.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,914 m
Lowest point
1,674 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.531629, 11.669141
DMS
46°31'53.9"N 11°40'08.9"E
UTM
32T 704685 5156579
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Turn-by-turn directions

The winter hiking trail starts in Saltria and leads up to the Hotel Sonne (trail n. 9). From there the path leads through the snow-covered landscape, with a wonderful panoramic view of the Dolomites, along the road towards Ritsch and then along the hiking trail n. 30 back to Saltria.

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Getting there

Take the Almbus n. 11 from Compatsch to Saltria.

Coordinates

DD
46.531629, 11.669141
DMS
46°31'53.9"N 11°40'08.9"E
UTM
32T 704685 5156579
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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
  • 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 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
moderate
Distance
8.4 km
Duration
2:31 h
Ascent
344 m
Descent
344 m
Highest point
1,914 m
Lowest point
1,674 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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