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Winter hiking

Winter-hike from Obereggen to Lake Carezza via the path "Templweg"

Winter hiking · Eggental
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  • Lake Carezza winter
    / Lake Carezza winter
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus - Valentin Pardeller, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Forest winter
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus - Valentin Pardeller, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
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easy
Distance 6.6 km
1:46 h
101 m
119 m
1,560 m
1,469 m
This ideal family hiking trail leads you from Obereggen through the "Karerwald" forest to the legendary Lake Carezza. The hike can also be walked from the village of Ega or in the opposite direction from Lake Carezza.
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1,560 m
Lowest point
1,469 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.386338, 11.524439
DMS
46°23'10.8"N 11°31'28.0"E
UTM
32T 694105 5140070
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Turn-by-turn directions

The route starts in Obereggen (1,550 m) at the upper car park on trail [9] toward the Bewallerhof hotel. Then follow the Templweg trail [8] to Karersee lake. A possible detour on trail [S] to the Häusler Sam tavern is possible. Alternatively, a stop at the Stadlalm farms is possible via trail [25A] and [25]. Continue to Karersee lake on trail [8]. The return journey from Karersee lake to Obereggen is via trail [8]. One alternative route leads from the village square in Ega on trail [10] and continues on trail [8B] up to trail [8]. From here simply follow the directions as described above.

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Getting there

With the public bus line 184; bus stop: Obereggen; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Timetable of the bus line 184:
https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/fileadmin/pdf/2022/184_20211212.pdf

Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the right and continue to Obereggen (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

Parking at Obereggen.

Coordinates

DD
46.386338, 11.524439
DMS
46°23'10.8"N 11°31'28.0"E
UTM
32T 694105 5140070
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
easy
Distance
6.6 km
Duration
1:46 h
Ascent
101 m
Descent
119 m
Highest point
1,560 m
Lowest point
1,469 m

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