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Furestin- itinerario invernale (#1)

· 2 reviews · Winter hiking
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    Photo: Christian Vigne , Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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moderate
Distance 2.5 km
1:30 h
92 m
90 m
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Author
Christian Vigne
Update: January 21, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1,746 m
Lowest point
1,654 m
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Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'735'420E 1'145'496N
DD
46.447113, 9.201146
DMS
46°26'49.6"N 9°12'04.1"E
UTM
32T 515449 5143746
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'735'420E 1'145'496N
DD
46.447113, 9.201146
DMS
46°26'49.6"N 9°12'04.1"E
UTM
32T 515449 5143746
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Rating

5.0
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Sri Leo
December 12, 2020 · Community
Sabato 12.12.20 abbiamo aperto il percorso, facendo la nuova traccia 😅 Sempre bellissimo!
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Mauro Broggi
December 30, 2019 · Community
Giro stupendo! Molto belli i sentieri invernali.
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When did you do this route? December 30, 2019
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
92 m
Descent
90 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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