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Winter hiking

Winter hike on the Völser Aicha farm trail

Winter hiking · Seiser Alm
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  • Prösels
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    Photo: Werner Dejori_Seiser Alm Marketing, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
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    Photo: Seiser Alm Marketing, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
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moderate
Distance 8.5 km
2:39 h
421 m
388 m
The path leads past farms and through private properties.  The people who live here are happy to show you an insight into their way of life and work.
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
938 m
Lowest point
628 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.505127, 11.495737
DMS
46°30'18.5"N 11°29'44.7"E
UTM
32T 691481 5153199
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Turn-by-turn directions

The Völser Aicha farm trail begins at Prösels Castel. Follow the signposts for “Oachner Höfeweg”, going past a few wine cellars and past numerous farms. Through mixed and chestnut woods, the trail leads high above the Isarco Valley and on to Unteraicha. Continue the tour until the small village of St. Kathrein with its little church. Return by bus no. 176 or on foot on the same path. The trail can also be walked in sections.

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Getting there

With the car or by bus line 176  to the Castel Prösels.

Coordinates

DD
46.505127, 11.495737
DMS
46°30'18.5"N 11°29'44.7"E
UTM
32T 691481 5153199
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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
moderate
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
2:39 h
Ascent
421 m
Descent
388 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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