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Snowshoeing

Il Pinguino

Snowshoeing · Altopiano della Paganella
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  • Il Pinguino - technical detalis
    / Il Pinguino - technical detalis
    Photo: APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Il Pinguino - dedicated panel on the track
    Photo: APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Ciaspolata
    Photo: ph. Frizzera
  • / Il Biblioigloo
    Photo: ph. Frizzera
  • / Andalo
    Photo: ph. Frizzera
  • / Gaggiapark
    Photo: ph. Frizzera
  • / Chalet Forst
    Photo: ph. Multiweb.it
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Have you ever tried snowshoeing? Come visit us, this trail is suitable for everyone!

 

 

easy
1.4 km
0:28 h
22 m
22 m

This location is great for a first approach to this winter technique; snowshoeing for the whole family!

Author’s recommendation

Biblioigloo, a library on the mountain (1333m.): an igloo with books and activities for children, boys and families.

 

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1362 m
Lowest point
1339 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Safety information

1) prepare your itinerary 

2) choose an excursion appropiate for your real ability and training level 

3) choose the fitting equimpent  

4) check the weather forecast

5) hiking alone is risky 

6) give details about your itinerary and about the approximate hour of your return 

7) do not hesitate to entrust you to an expert  

8) pay attention to the indication and signals you will find along your journey 

9) do not hesitate to retrace your steps  

10) in case of accident: ask for help and call the number 112

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.

Equipment

Warm clothes, snoweshoes, walking poles.

Tips, hints and links

Touristboard Dolomiti Paganella

Snowshoe rental service close to Biblioigloo, just arrival of the cable.

Start

Andalo - Prati di Gaggia (1338 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.149486, 10.995820
UTM
32T 654123 5112592

Destination

Andalo - Prati di Gaggia

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the penguin in the woods and discover the traces of animals on the snow that live in the mountains, enjoying the silence among the trees. Just some meters from Andalo town centre (Laghet), we catch the cableway to Prati di Gaggia (1330m.); it takes just a couple of minutes to get to our destination. The snowshoeing track "Il Pinguino" begins at the arrival of the cableway: 1,5km., average gradient 8%, starting from 1333m. and getting to 1390m. 

 

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Trentino Trasporti - line 611

Getting there

From the motorway exit Trento nord we drive direction val di Non and Altopiano della Paganella; just afer the long tunnel by Mezzolombardo, we turn right (SP 64), to Fai della Paganella and Andalo.

Parking

Andalo town centre and at the swimming pool closed to the crossing ski slope.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Questions & answers

Question about Barbara Peverati · December 28, 2019 · Community
Sono ammessi cani a fare il percorso ?
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outdooractive.com User
Sì, sono ammessi, naturalmente, se liberi, meglio con museruola.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.4 km
Duration
0:28 h
Ascent
22 m
Descent
22 m
With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
afternoon

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