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Snowshoe hike to the Holy Cross chapel on Resciesa

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  • Snowshoehike through the Resciesa forest
    Snowshoehike through the Resciesa forest
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The impressive landscape of the Dolomites can be explored in the winter with an exciting snowshoe hike.
closed
moderate
Distance 5 km
2:00 h
170 m
170 m
2,282 m
2,112 m

From the funicular station Resciesa walk north-east to the „Costa dl Cason“. Than follow the trail 31 to the crossroad Resciesa di Fuori. Arrived at the crucifix (2281 m) the path continues to the Holy Cross Chapel. Take the path 35 to the Rasciesa Hut and back to the Chalet Rasciesa at the funicular station (return back to Ortisei possible by funicular or by walking).

Author’s recommendation

Snowshoe hikes are ideal to enjoy the nature and to recharge your energy.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,282 m
Lowest point
2,112 m
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Safety information

Plan enough time for the return journey and observe the opening hours of the funicular.

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Coordinates:
DD
46.598682, 11.681677
DMS
46°35'55.3"N 11°40'54.0"E
UTM
32T 705393 5164062
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From the funicular station Resciesa walk north-east to the „Costa dl Cason“. Than follow the trail 31 to the crossroad Resciesa di Fuori. Arrived at the crucifix (2281 m) the path continues to the Holy Cross Chapel. Take the path 35 to the Rasciesa Hut and back to the Chalet Rasciesa at the funicular station (return back to Ortisei possible by funicular or by walking).

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Accessible with the line 350 from Bolzano or Bressanone to the S. Antonius square in Ortisei.

Getting there

With the funicular to the Resciesa mountain station.

Parking

Possibility to park at the parking hous Central or at the valley station of the Seceda or Seiser Alm cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.598682, 11.681677
DMS
46°35'55.3"N 11°40'54.0"E
UTM
32T 705393 5164062
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Warm winter clothes

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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
170 m
Descent
170 m
Highest point
2,282 m
Lowest point
2,112 m

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