Plan a route here Copy route
Winter hiking

Winter hiking tour: Kastelruth-Wasserebene-Schererplatzl-Kastelruth

Winter hiking · Seiser Alm
Responsible for this content
Dolomites region Seiser Alm Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Castelrotto
    / Castelrotto
    Photo: Helmuth Rier, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
  • / Schererplatzl
    Photo: Simon Nössing, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
  • / Schererplatzl
    Photo: Simon Nössing, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
  • / Panoramic view from the "Schererplatzl"
    Photo: Seiser Alm Marketing_Werner Dejori, Dolomites region Seiser Alm
m 1200 1100 1000 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km
moderate
Distance 7.9 km
2:20 h
290 m
290 m
Beautiful circular hike with spectacular panoramic views above Kastlruth.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,291 m
Lowest point
1,053 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.566842, 11.562130
DMS
46°34'00.6"N 11°33'43.7"E
UTM
32T 696352 5160219
w3w 
///heatproof.greed.statins

Turn-by-turn directions

Turn right at the Konsum market and head towards Tiosels - “Wasserebene” (football pitch). Follow the road to St. Valentin until you reach the Feldheim farm. Path no. 11 then leads down to the Seiser Alm road, where a short stretch along the main road descends to the crossroads for the “Schererplatzl” clearing and trail no. 6, which leads back to Kastelruth.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.566842, 11.562130
DMS
46°34'00.6"N 11°33'43.7"E
UTM
32T 696352 5160219
w3w 
///heatproof.greed.statins
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendations for this region:

Show more

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.

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.9 km
Duration
2:20 h
Ascent
290 m
Descent
290 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

Avalanche conditions

·

Statistics

  • My Map
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
2D 3D
Maps and trails
Duration : h
Distance  km
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view