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  • Die Königin der Ötztaler Alpen
    Die Königin der Ötztaler Alpen
    Photo: Ferienregion Reschenpass
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Distance 6.2 km
3:05 h
1,246 m
56 m
3,732 m
2,486 m
The "Queen" of the Ötztal Alps

The starting point of this glacier tour is the Weißkugelhütte, which can be reached from the Melag/Langtaufers car park via trail no. 2 in approx. 2 hours. From the Weißkugelhütte, head east across the moraine slope, descending slightly to the Langtauferer Ferner. With the appropriate glacier equipment, follow the Ferner towards the Langtauferer Joch and, in a right-hand bend at the foot of the Langtauferer Spitze, continue ascending to the Weißkugel Joch (3,368 m). The following steep ascent over the eastern flank must be approached with particular caution, as depending on the snow conditions there may also be bare ice. Below the summit you reach the north ridge with a wonderful view to Langtaufers. From there it is only a few metres to the beautiful summit cross of the Weißkugel.


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