SnowshoeingWhere to practice this sport
Are you looking for an unconventional winter activity? Then, snowshoe hiking through snowy woods and valleys in Trentino Alto Adige is definitely made for you!
Snowshoe hiking is the very last trend: this activity is becoming fashionable because it is an exciting alternative to simple winter walking and, moreover, it is easy to do and it does not require a specific physical training. Snowshoes are a curious footwear as they allow to walk over the snow, they distribute the weight of the person over a larger area so to avoid that the person’s foot sinks completely into the snow. Besides, the calm rhythm of this walking technique allows you to explore the enchanting surrounding winter landscape without spoiling its wildlife. Snowshoes let you discover an untouched nature while you cross snowy routes, enjoy amazing outlooks and build up a memorable experience.
Trentino as well as South Tyrol offer heaps of gorgeous snowshoe hiking routes, from easy tours along flat areas to more demanding tracks at high altitudes.
Where to Snowshoeing
Cima Lasta snowshoeing tour
Nice snowshoeing tour in the Val Pusteria valley, from the village of Elle to Cima Lasta, at an altitude of 2194 meters. The route follows well-marked trails, and once you get to the top you enjoy a breathtaking view.
Snowshoeing on Mount Glorenza
Beautiful and easy snowshoeing tour through the Alta Val Venosta valley: from the farms Masi di Montechiaro to Mount Glorenza. The route is for the large part uphill, and in the background you can admire imposing mountain peaks, like those of the Ortles Massif.
Colle Scabro in winter
Beautiful and easy snowshoeing tour in Lana/Merano, from Monte San Vigilio to Colle Scabro. Among large clearings and fir woods, from the top of the mount you enjoy a wonderful view on Guardia Alta and Giogo Alto.
Kofler Lakes - Riva di Tures
Wonderful snowshoeing tour leading you through the most beautiful spots of the Val di Tures valley and to the charming Kofler Lakes.
Malghe di Pietralba snowshoeing trail
This snowshoeing tour in the fairytale lands of Rosengarten-Latemar runs along the farms called Malghe di Pietralba (Schönrast; Schmieder; Lahner) and offers a breathtaking view of Brenta, Paganella and Bletterbach.
Snowshoeing on Altopiano del Salto-San Genesio
This is a nice snowshoeing tour in the surroundings of Bolzano, among the charming larch of the plateau Altopiano del Salto. This winter tour is of intermediate difficulty and offers breathtaking landscapes.
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