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Snowshoe walking

Skitour Vallunga – Nature Park Puez-Odle

Snowshoe walking · Val Gardena Dolomites
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easy
Distance 3 km
0:58 h
182 m
5 m
1,797 m
1,618 m
The entrance to the Langental valley is located in Selva Gardena and runs through a pleasant walking and hiking path with views of the Stevia massif and the walls of the Puezgruppe on the left, as well as the Chedul Mountains and Col Turond on the right. Along the path you can find the mystical Silester Chapel.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,797 m
Lowest point
1,618 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.563927, 11.773461
DMS
46°33'50.1"N 11°46'24.5"E
UTM
32T 712559 5160443
w3w 
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Turn-by-turn directions

Walk on path nr. 14 from the entrance of the Vallunga to St. Silvester’s chapel. Walking through the forest the walk slowly becomes steeper. You can rest on many benches and tables. The valley slowly becomes narrower till you reach the point of arrival, the Pra da Ri plain. Return on the same path.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Selva to the car park at the entrance of the Vallunga.

Coordinates

DD
46.563927, 11.773461
DMS
46°33'50.1"N 11°46'24.5"E
UTM
32T 712559 5160443
w3w 
///overcrowd.bleaching.backpack
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • 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 Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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
3 km
Duration
0:58 h
Ascent
182 m
Descent
5 m
Highest point
1,797 m
Lowest point
1,618 m

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