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Winter hiking

Winter hike to the Kuhalm

Winter hiking · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Sterzing
  • Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf Winter hiking trail to the Kuhalm
    / Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf Winter hiking trail to the Kuhalm
    Photo: TV Sterzing (Klaus Peterlin/allesfoto.com), Sterzing
  • Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf Winter hiking to the Kuhalm
    / Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf Winter hiking to the Kuhalm
    Photo: TV Sterzing (Klaus Peterlin/allesfoto.com), Sterzing
  • / Monte Cavallo/Rosskopf winter hiking trail to the Kuhalm
    Photo: TV Sterzing (Klaus Peterlin/allesfoto.com), Sterzing
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easy
Distance 4.2 km
1:10 h
176 m
176 m
1,947 m
1,856 m
Snow shoe hiking trail with a splendid panoramic view on the Sterzing basin. The Kuhalm mountain hut is not opened in winter.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,947 m
Lowest point
1,856 m
Best time of year
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Coordinates:
DD
46.912663, 11.397745
DMS
46°54'45.6"N 11°23'51.9"E
UTM
32T 682583 5198249
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Getting there

From the A22 motorway exit Sterzing at the roundabout take the first exit right into the Via Giovo. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit in the Brenner road, through Vipiteno/Sterzing to the valley station of Rosskopf cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.912663, 11.397745
DMS
46°54'45.6"N 11°23'51.9"E
UTM
32T 682583 5198249
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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
easy
Distance
4.2 km
Duration
1:10 h
Ascent
176 m
Descent
176 m
Highest point
1,947 m
Lowest point
1,856 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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