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Snowshoe Hikes on the Plose

The snow shines in the sun, the Dolomites are at their best, the quiet of nature influences your mood with each step in the white powder. Once you have made a snowshoe hike on the Plose, you will never forget this unique experience. You will always remember it as a fantastic moment of your life.

We admit that we cannot arrange everything for you. You have to provide for your company and the weather is usually at its best. The rest, however, is granted by the magical landscape, the beautiful routes and inviting huts at the end of the tour. Get into this adventure!

From Christmas until the mid of March: Every Friday and Sunday guided snowshoe hikes on the Plose. Meet at 10 AM at the top station of the gondola lift Plose. Cost €15/Person, free for BrixenCard holders. For more information please contact the Ski School Plose at +39 0472 850040, info@ploseskischule.it

Snowshoe hikes on the Plose

Our snowshoe trails

From the top station of the gondola lift Plose to Skihütte

This easy tour starts right behind the Geisler Inn. Cross the slope and on your right hand you start your hike along the winter hiking trail nr. 17. It leads  towards east. After about 30 minutes you get to a fork where you can choose between two options:

  • either you turn right and follow the regularly groomed winter hiking trail to Skihütte. The two kilometers left lead you first slightly downhill and then even through the woods until you reach Skihütte.
  • or you continue on until the next fork and stay on path nr. 17. It leads you into the woods until you reach the ditches and small indentations along the route to Skihütte . At the Berghotel Schlemmer at Skihütte you can end you excursion with a nice meal.

The path is about 3 km long. For one way you should calculate about 1.5 hours.

From the top station of the gondola lift Plose to the Rossalm

Behind the Geisler Inn you can start for a relatively short snowshoe hike to the Rossalm. The hike is especially suitable for beginners who want to experience a snowshoe hike even with little previous experience. The path starts behind the Geisler Inn. Cross the ski slope and follow route nr. 14 which leads slightly uphill for about 2.5 km respectively about 45-60 minutes to one of the most popular huts in the whole Plose area. You can enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the Southern Alps: the Peitlerkofel and the mighty Geisler peaks.

The return trip can be done on the same route. It is a regularly groomed winter hiking trail used also by hikers and tobogganers.

From the top station of the gondola lift Plose to the Plose Hut

At the top station of the gondola lift Plose you can start for a panoramic snowshoe hike to the Plose Hut. The hike is especially suitable for experiences hikers as there is a difference of height of 500m. The path starts behind the top station of the gondola lift Plose. After a short while you reach the slope Trametsch. Turn right and then cross the ski slope following the signs. The trail leads uphill on the southern side of the hills – but always outside the ski slopes – until you reach the Plose Hut. It takes you about 60 minutes until you have reached your goal.

The return trip can be done on the same route.

Renting out snowshoes

You can rent your snowshoes at Sportservice Erwin Stricker, located at the bottom station of the gondola lift Plose. You can also buy your pair of snowshoes at the shop, located there too.