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Achsel von Kasern über Heilig Geist Kirche

Back-country skiing · Zillertal Alps
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  • Skitour in den Zillertaler Alpen: Achsel von Kasern über Heilig Geist Kirche
    / Skitour in den Zillertaler Alpen: Achsel von Kasern über Heilig Geist Kirche
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  • / Start entlang der Loipe in Richtung Talschluß. Genau über der Kirchturmspitze liegt die Achsel.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Die Heilig Geist Kirche, an dieser führt die Tour direkt vorbei.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Blick ins Windtal.
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  • / Das Skidepot kurz unter dem Gipfel.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Blick zurück zum Ausgangspunkt.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Blick in Richtung Krimmler Tauern Hütte
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  • / Am höchsten Punkt.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / "Gipfel" der Achsel.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Bei der Abfahrt.
    Photo: Georg Rothwangl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Noch ein Blick zurück, über der rechten Hütte ist der Gipfel (Achsel) zu sehen.
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  • / Kurz vor dem Tourende.
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moderate
Distance 10.1 km
3:00 h
820 m
807 m
2,336 m
1,596 m

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Georg Rothwangl 
Update: April 11, 2016
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Achsel, 2,336 m
Lowest point
Kasern, 1,596 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz in Kasern/Prettau am Ende der Fahrmöglichkeiten (1,598 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.051040, 12.130134
DMS
47°03'03.7"N 12°07'48.5"E
UTM
33T 282030 5214833
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Destination

Parkplatz in Kasern/Prettau am Ende der Fahrmöglichkeiten

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Coordinates

DD
47.051040, 12.130134
DMS
47°03'03.7"N 12°07'48.5"E
UTM
33T 282030 5214833
w3w 
///joshing.unpeeled.videotaping
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
820 m
Descent
807 m
Highest point
2,336 m
Lowest point
1,596 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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