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Orti forestali

Snowshoeing · Primiero San Martino di Castrozza
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Short, enjoyable excursion in the woods around San Martino di Castrozza
easy
Distance 4.7 km
2:00 h
245 m
245 m

Author’s recommendation

Discover the "Beyond skiing" program and all the activities with the Alpine guides: www.sanmartino.com

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ApT S.Mart
Update: November 17, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,719 m
Lowest point
1,474 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Malga Ces
Bar Lo Scoiattolo

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.

Start

San Martino di Castrozza - Prà delle Nasse (1,474 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.263319, 11.796771
DMS
46°15'47.9"N 11°47'48.4"E
UTM
32T 715527 5127106
w3w 
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Destination

San Martino di Castrozza - Prà delle Nasse

Turn-by-turn directions

From Prà delle Nasse, follow the road uphill towards Malga Ces for about 600m where there are signposts on the right indicating “Orti Forestali”. From here, go into the woods and follow trail no. 13. When you reach Campigol di Ces, continue to the right, going uphill to Orti Forestali (1,693m). Follow the sign for Malga Fosse di sotto (no food served) where you will find directions for San Martino. After a stretch of path, you come out onto the Via Fosse road (take off your snowshoes - tarmac) and from there, go back downhill a short distance to Prà delle Nasse.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

www.ttesercizio.it

 

Parking

Parking at Prà delle Nasse

Coordinates

DD
46.263319, 11.796771
DMS
46°15'47.9"N 11°47'48.4"E
UTM
32T 715527 5127106
w3w 
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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
4.7 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
245 m
Descent
245 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Forest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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