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Rundwanderweg Simplonpass

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Map / Rundwanderweg Simplonpass
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This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
easy
Distance 6.5 km
2:00 h
151 m
151 m
Diese einfache, aber wunderschöne Tour führt auf der Militärstrasse, parallel zur Passstrasse zur Hochebene mit dem Alten Spittel. Man geht weiter, um den Hügel bei Gampisch herum bis nach Bielti. In nordöstlicher Richtung führt der Weg zurück zum Ausgangspunkt.

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
1,991 m
Lowest point
1,830 m

Start

Simplonpass, Parkplatz (1,992 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'645'191E 1'121'784N
DD
46.245974, 8.024590
DMS
46°14'45.5"N 8°01'28.5"E
UTM
32T 424807 5121839
w3w 
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Turn-by-turn directions

Simplonpass - Alter Spittel - Gampisch - Bielti - Simplonpass

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'645'191E 1'121'784N
DD
46.245974, 8.024590
DMS
46°14'45.5"N 8°01'28.5"E
UTM
32T 424807 5121839
w3w 
///flopped.occur.benched
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • 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
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
151 m
Descent
151 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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