Hiking trail: yellow
Usually trails without any major challenges. The yellow marked trails are well developed, signposted and marked. Somewhat exposed places are well secured. Apart from the usual attention and caution, the yellow marked hiking trails do not place any special demands on the users. Wearing sturdy shoes with non – slip soles, weather – appropriate equipment and bringing topographic maps are recommended.
Hiking trail: white – red – white
A footpath is usually available; they can be steep, narrow, and partially exposed. Difficult passages are secured with ropes or chains. Users must be sure – footed, not afraid of heights and in good physical shape and must be aware of the dangers in the mountains (falling rocks, risk of slipping and falling, sudden changes in the weather). Steady footing and good trekking shoes recommended as well as basic navigation skills.
Alpine hiking trail: white – blue – white
Often without a path and can include individual, simple climbing sections. Alpine hikings trails leads partly over e.g. snow fields, snow covered glacier passages, gravel plains and slopes and through rocky slopes with short climbing sections. Mostly exposed. Tricky grass heaps. Hikers must be sure – footed, not afraid of heights, and in very good physical shape, as well as being familiar with the dangers of the mountains. In addition to the equipment for mountain hiking trails, a compass, rope, ice axe, and crampons may be necessary.
Winter hiking trail: pink
Winter hiking trails are only signposted during the winter months. They do not place any special demand on the users, but there is a risk of slipping if snow – covered.