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Winter hiking

Winter hike Corvara - La Villa

Winter hiking · Alta Badia
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    Photo: Alta Badia/Freddy Planinschek, Tourist Association Alta Badia
  • Winter hiking
    / Winter hiking
    Photo: Alta Badia/Freddy Planinschek, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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easy
Distance 5.1 km
1:16 h
34 m
144 m
Walk from Corvara along the river Rü Tort to La Villa, quite walk through woods. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Highest point
1,536 m
Lowest point
1,404 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.548926, 11.871765
DMS
46°32'56.1"N 11°52'18.4"E
UTM
32T 720153 5159046
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Turn-by-turn directions

Go north from the car park at the Boé cable car, until you reach the road leading from Corvara to Colfosco. Staying on the right and following the signs to La Villa - Tru do l'ega. Staying alongside the river until you draw level with Verda and Hotel Cristallo. Continuing as before, you will pass the junction for Funtanacia and arrive at the sports facilities followed by a junction. On trail nr. 2 and staying left, go up to the town of La Villa. Alternatively, you can continue on the right along the river, taking the routes to Badia and San Cassiano.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

DD
46.548926, 11.871765
DMS
46°32'56.1"N 11°52'18.4"E
UTM
32T 720153 5159046
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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
5.1 km
Duration
1:16 h
Ascent
34 m
Descent
144 m
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