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Winter hiking tour - Monte di Braies/ Pragser Berg

Winter hiking · Hochpustertal · closed
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  • Ferrara/ Schmieden - Monte di Braies/ Pragser Berg - San Vito/ St. Veit
    / Ferrara/ Schmieden - Monte di Braies/ Pragser Berg - San Vito/ St. Veit
    Photo: Tourismusverein Prags, Braies
m 1300 1200 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
closed
easy
Distance 3.7 km
1:11 h
211 m
96 m
When the sun barely comes out for two months in the village of Ferrara/ Schmieden and hides behind the vast mountain massif of the Sasso del Signore Mountain/ Herrenstein, the farms just above the village enjoy the bright sunshine. Enjoy the extended view of the Braies Valley during a hike along the sunny side of the village. Starting in Ferrara/ Schmieden or S. Vito/ St. Veit you follow the road leading to the highest farms in the village. The Moserhof guesthouse awaits you - warm up in the cosy rooms and taste some regional specialities. Starting point: Ferrara/ Schmieden (1,222 m) or San Vito/ St. Veit (1,340 m) Highest point: Moserhof (1,435 m)
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Author
Lisa Burgstaller
Update: November 06, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,413 m
Lowest point
1,202 m

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Coordinates:
DD
46.719113, 12.129682
DMS
46°43'08.8"N 12°07'46.9"E
UTM
33T 280646 5177952
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Getting there

Valley entrance Braies/ Prags - road junction to Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee lake - continue until Ferrara di Braies/ Schmieden.

Coordinates

DD
46.719113, 12.129682
DMS
46°43'08.8"N 12°07'46.9"E
UTM
33T 280646 5177952
w3w 
///soaked.primly.lagers
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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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closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.7 km
Duration
1:11 h
Ascent
211 m
Descent
96 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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