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Winter hiking

Dosson - Croz del Rasar - Meriz

Winter hiking · Altopiano della Paganella
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  • Rifugio Dosson
    / Rifugio Dosson
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  • / Andalo
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  • / Andalo
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  • / Andalo
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  • / Baby Park Dosson
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  • / Baby Park Dosson
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  • / Rifugio Dosson
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  • / Rifugio Dosson
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  • / Rifugio Meriz
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Through the Paganella forest.

easy
4.3 km
1:18 h
64 m
102 m

Easy path on a dirt road through the darkness of the Paganella forest.

Author’s recommendation

Croz del Rasar viewpoint 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1515 m
Lowest point
1420 m
Best time of year
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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, snowshoes, walking poles.

Tips, hints and links

Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella

Start

Dosson (1459 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.153204, 11.016643
UTM
32T 655720 5113046

Destination

Dosson

Turn-by-turn directions

Easy path on a dirt road.

From locality Dosson (intermediate cablecar stop Andalo-Doss Pelà) along the forest road at foot of the famous "track of champions" Olimpionica-2 of Paganella. This is a path in the woods and it is long about 4,300 meters in both directions from locations Dosson or Meriz. About halfway there is a point view “Croz del Rasar” from which you can observe Andalo from the high and enjoy a unique view of the Brenta Dolomites.

Return along the same route or you can take the chairlift from Meriz down to Fai della Paganella.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Trentino Trasporti - line 611 - Local train from Trento to Mezzolombardo (line Trento - Malé). From Mezzolombardo to Andalo take the bus. 

Getting there

If you come from the North side: At the roundabout near motorway exit you turn right on Mezzolombardo. After travel across the village, following the driving direction for Fai della Paganella - Andalo - Molveno 

 

If you come from the South side: From the motorway exit of Trento Nord you proceed on Val di Non e Altopiano della Paganella, at the exit of Mezzolombardo tunnel you turn on the right on SP 64. You proceed on Fai della paganella - Andalo direction.

Parking

In the centre of Andalo or near the swimming pool (payment parking), near the sportscentre (free parking).

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.3 km
Duration
1:18 h
Ascent
64 m
Descent
102 m
Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
afternoon

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