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Winter Hiking recommended route

Madils circular walk

Winter Hiking · Ferienregion Heidiland
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The short, leisurely hike takes you from Alp Tannenboden near the Sennenstube around the Madils cross-country ski trail and back to the starting point.
easy
Distance 1.8 km
0:30 h
24 m
24 m
1,411 m
1,387 m
The short hike takes you right into the middle of the snow-covered mountain landscape.

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Naomi Landolt
Update: October 11, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,411 m
Lowest point
1,387 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Alp Tannenboden (1,397 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'740'268E 1'216'966N
DD
47.088847, 9.286113
DMS
47°05'19.8"N 9°17'10.0"E
UTM
32T 521715 5215077
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Destination

Alp Tannenboden

Note


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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'740'268E 1'216'966N
DD
47.088847, 9.286113
DMS
47°05'19.8"N 9°17'10.0"E
UTM
32T 521715 5215077
w3w 
///etchings.shares.distorts
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.8 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
24 m
Descent
24 m
Highest point
1,411 m
Lowest point
1,387 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Groomed snow

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