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Malga Lozen - Lago di Calaita

Snowshoeing · San Martino di Castrozza,Primiero,Vanoi
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Simple walk, in the Lozen Valley, to Calaita lake, to enjoy the splendid view over the Pale di San Martino, Unesco Heritage group of the Dolomites.
easy
Distance 4.2 km
1:50 h
231 m
223 m
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Author
ApT S.Mart
Update: November 12, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,658 m
Lowest point
1,490 m
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Safety information

Always read carefully the avalanche and weather bulletins before starting the hike;
evaluate and carefully plan your path and do not follow unknown tracks;
in case of need, call 112 and don’t move as you wait for the rescue team to arrive.

To be on the safe side, prior to beginning the hike, contact the local alpine guides: www.aquilesanmartino.com

 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

www.aquilesanmartino.com

+39 0439 768795

Start

Malga Lozen (1,489 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.190891, 11.785114
DMS
46°11'27.2"N 11°47'06.4"E
UTM
32T 714911 5119028
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Destination

Lago di Calaita

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail winds along the pasture of the malga of the Agritur and crosses the forest road to the Malga Grugola about half way, from here you continue on a slight downhill to reach Calaita Lake.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

www.ttesercizio.it

 

Parking

Parking at Agritur Malga Lozen

Coordinates

DD
46.190891, 11.785114
DMS
46°11'27.2"N 11°47'06.4"E
UTM
32T 714911 5119028
w3w 
///toneless.feeling.unrepeatable
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Warm and waterproof boots, gaiters, ski-poles, snowshoes

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
  • 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 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
4.2 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
231 m
Descent
223 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Insider tip Forest roads
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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