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Bischofsmütze (2.640 m) - Ein Berg mit zwei Namen

Back-country skiing · Zillertal Alps
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  • Der erste Blick auf die Rinne an der Viedalm
    / Der erste Blick auf die Rinne an der Viedalm
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  • / Der weite , breite Talboden im Anstieg
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  • / Steiler Anstieg
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  • / Blick nach unten
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  • / immer weiter nach oben
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  • / Kanpp unterhalb des Ausstieges
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  • / Der Gipfelaufbau der Hinteren Lengspitze
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  • / Gipfelpanorama
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  • / Hochferner und Hochfeiler
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  • / Die Ostrinne
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  • / Wurmaul
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  • / Gipfelaufbau der Hochsäge
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  • / Blick hinunter zum Almboden der Viedalm
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  • / Die Hütten der Viedalm
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Viedalm
difficult
Distance 12.3 km
7:00 h
1,500 m
1,500 m

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Eduard Gruber 
Update: November 23, 2019
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Hochsäge, 2,778 m
Lowest point
St. Jakob, 1,449 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

St. Jakob, gegenüber der Feuerwehrhalle (1,441 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.967725, 11.602053
DMS
46°58'03.8"N 11°36'07.4"E
UTM
32T 697937 5204864
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Destination

St. Jakob, gegenüber der Feuerwehrhalle

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.967725, 11.602053
DMS
46°58'03.8"N 11°36'07.4"E
UTM
32T 697937 5204864
w3w 
///referees.fixates.vitamin
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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
difficult
Distance
12.3 km
Duration
7:00 h
Ascent
1,500 m
Descent
1,500 m
Out and back Scenic Insider tip Summit route Forest
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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