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Snowshoeing at the village of Rio Bianco in South Tyrol

Snowshoeing at the village of Rio Bianco in South Tyrol

Duration
5 hours

Difficulty
Medium

Cancellation
Moderate

Participants
From 1 to 20

Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of South Tyrol and fully immerse yourself in the mountain dimension.
  • A snowshoe hike for those who are not afraid of fatigue: 3 hours uphill and 500 m altitude difference.
  • Set off from the picturesque village of Rio Bianco, reach the alpine pastures and then return to the valley.

Your guide

S.
Wilfried S.

I have been a mid-mountain guide for 20 years. I enjoy the nature and air of South Tyrol and getting to know the people I accompany and their stories. In winter I dedicate myself to snowshoeing, in summer I prefer mountain biking.

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Full description

If your hiking spirit can't be quenched even in the middle of winter, this snowshoe hike in South Tyrol is for you!

Snowshoes on your feet and poles in hand, climb the fresh snow on the slopes of the Ahrntal Valley, starting from the picturesque hamlet of Rio Bianco and ending at the high alpine pastures, constantly accompanied by beautiful alpine scenery.

An excursion for those who love physical activity in the open air and cannot help but experience the mountains, especially in the season when they are the undisputed queen!

What we will do

We will meet the guide at 10:00 a.m. in Rio Bianco (BZ). Before setting off, we can break the ice with a 'little black', as espresso coffee is called in South Tyrol!

Then, having donned our snowshoes (which can be hired on site for €10), we will begin our high mountain trek. Three hours of ascent and 500 m of altitude difference will await us along the slopes of the Ahrntal Valley, for an experience that is certainly challenging but equally exciting and evocative.

Having conquered the alpine pastures and the magnificent views of the valley and surrounding peaks, we will remain for a while in contemplation of nature, just long enough to recover our energy, and then we will set off again for the descent.

The activity lasts 5 hours in total and ends with the return to the starting point.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is demanding and is aimed at hikers with good general fitness and resistance to ascents. Participation is possible from 14 years of age.

Other information

Attention! Please arrive at the meeting point approximately 15 minutes in advance.

This activity takes place every Friday from December to March/April, weather permitting.

Snowshoes are not included in the participation fee and can be hired on site for an extra €10.

Recommended clothing

  • hiking boots suitable for snowshoes
  • snow hiking clothing

Don't forget to bring

  • snowshoes and poles (can be rented on site)
  • backpack with hot thermos and energy snack
  • sunglasses

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What is included

  • Expert Guide
  • Equipment
  • Food and Drink

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Rio Bianco, Bolzano

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is moderate. You get a full refund if you cancel within 8 days from the activity start date. Within 7 and 5 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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