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Winter hiking tour - Viktor Wolfgang Edler von Glanvell

Winter hiking · Hochpustertal
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easy
Distance 6.3 km
2:01 h
360 m
80 m
1,574 m
1,211 m

This easy excursion is dedicated to the famous pioneer of mountaineering Viktor Wolf Edler von Glanvell and leads from Ferrara to the impressive Lake of Braies. You mostly walk through the beautiful and characteristical wood, which represents the original access to the lake.

Starting point: Ferrara/Schmieden (1222 m)                                                                  

Arrival point: Lago di Braies/Pragser Wildsee (1494 m)

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Lisa Burgstaller
Update: November 06, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,574 m
Lowest point
1,211 m

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Coordinates:
DD
46.720502, 12.132636
DMS
46°43'13.8"N 12°07'57.5"E
UTM
33T 280878 5178098
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Turn-by-turn directions

At Ferrara you follow the forest path with the marker no. 1. After a while, you arrive to the therapeutic bath of Braies Nuova/Neuprags and then shortly after to the lake.

Altitude difference: 272 m – Walking time: 2 h

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By the bus linie 442 (Toblach/Dobbiaco - Pragser Wildsee Lake) you can reach the starting point Schmieden/Ferrara!

Getting there

Valley entrance Braies – road junction to Braies lake turn right to "Ferrara di Braies/ Schmieden".

Parking

At Ferrara/ Schmieden you can find a parking space.

Coordinates

DD
46.720502, 12.132636
DMS
46°43'13.8"N 12°07'57.5"E
UTM
33T 280878 5178098
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
2:01 h
Ascent
360 m
Descent
80 m
Highest point
1,574 m
Lowest point
1,211 m
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1600 m 1800 m
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