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Ahrner Kopf 3051m über das Windtal

Back-country skiing · Zillertal Alps
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  • hinter der Heilig Geist Kapelle geht's rechts ins Windtal
    / hinter der Heilig Geist Kapelle geht's rechts ins Windtal
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Grünbichlalpe im Windtal
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / erste Verengung des Windtals
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / an der Felsbarriere
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Querung des Felsriegels nach links
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / im Becken unter dem Ahrner Kopf
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / oberhalb des Felsrückens
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / oberes Grabenende unter dem Ahrner Kopf
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Mulde zum Hinteren Umbaltörl
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Hänge unter dem Ahrner Kopf
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Lenkjöchl mit Hütte, dahinter die Löffelspitze
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Rauchkofel jenseits des Ahrntals
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Rosshuf jenseits des Hinteren Umbaltörls aus dem Gipfelhang
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / steile Gipfelmulde
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Steilanstieg zum Südgrat
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / am Südgrat
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Gipfelgrat
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Ahrner Kopf
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / herrlicher Gipfelhang
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Berghotel Kasern
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Talschlusshütte
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Ahrner Kopf Gipfelkreuz
    Photo: Frank Harting, Thomas Frei, th.frei@web.de
  • / Ahrner Kopf
    Photo: Frank Harting, DAV Sektion Essen
  • / Die Labesaualm im Tauferer Ahrntal
    Photo: byang, Outdooractive Editors
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moderate
Distance 17 km
5:30 h
1,500 m
1,500 m

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 11, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Ahrner Kopf, 3,051 m
Lowest point
Kasern, 1,594 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Berghotel Kasern
Talschlusshütte Kasern

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Kasern (1,596 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.049963, 12.127410
DMS
47°02'59.9"N 12°07'38.7"E
UTM
33T 281819 5214721
w3w 
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Destination

Ahrner Kopf

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.049963, 12.127410
DMS
47°02'59.9"N 12°07'38.7"E
UTM
33T 281819 5214721
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

25Amap

ÖK50 Blatt 151 oder 32

AV-Karte Zillertaler Alpen Ost

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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
  • Blister kit
  • 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
17 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
1,500 m
Descent
1,500 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route High-altitude ski tour Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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