Sledging in Oberegggen and Deutschofen in the Dolomites
There are lots of different ways to enjoy snow. And the Eggen Valley know how to satisfy its visitors. Nature lovers can make use of several toboggan courses with natural snow, surrounded by magnificent landscapes, and with a course length of between 800 meters and 3 km. Families with children can thus spend many fun-filled hours tobogganing. The nighttime toboggan course in Obereggen is illuminated with flood lights three nights a week. You can get there easily with the 8-person "Ochsenweide" aerial tram.
Epircher-Laner-Alm Toboggan Course, Obereggen:
Start from Obereggen
Length: 2.5 km
Altitude differential: 280 meters
Ascent with the "Ochsenweide" aerial tram
Degree of difficulty: easy
Nighttime illumination on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 7:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m.
Epircher-Laner Alpine Refreshment Stop (hosted hut)
Toboggan rental in Obereggen. Siegfried, phone/fax: 0471 615800, Ski Service Helmut, phone: 0471 615851.
Liegalm Toboggan Course (new route):
Start: 200 meters past the Hotel Schwarzenbach (approx. 5 km before reaching Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente)
Starting point: The parking lot between the Hotel Ganischgerhof and the Schwarzenbach Brook
Length: approx. 2.5 km
Altitude differential: 450 meters
Ascent/walking time: approx. 1 ½ hours
The slope is easy to medium-hard.
Remarks: Moonlight tobogganing possible. Information: 340 3387269
Restaurants / Alpine huts:
At the starting point: Hotel Schwarzenbach, phone: 0471 616460; Hotel Ganischgerhof, phone: 0471 616504
am End point: Liegalm, 338 4406865
Pfösl Toboggan Course:
Starting point: Hotel Pföesl
Length: approx. 800 meters
Altitude differential: approx. 150 meters
Ascent/walking time: approx. 20 minutes
Degree of difficulty: medium-hard to hard
Remarks: More suitable for races than for toboggan outings. Racing track (is iced).
Bookings, information, and reservation of the track for racing with the section leader of the Toboggan Section of the SV Deutschnofen Sports Club: Martin Mittermair, phone: 0471/616140 (please call after 6:30 p.m.).
Toboggan Rental in Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente:
Riegler, phone: 0471 616170.