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Cima Venezia

Back-country skiing · Vinschgau
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Martell Südtirol
  • Ski touring
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    Photo: TV Latsch-Martell, Martell Südtirol
Map / Cima Venezia
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difficult
Distance 5.6 km
4:00 h
1,284 m
1,284 m
3,347 m
2,061 m
This is a challenging glacier-tour in the rear Val Martello and counts to the most famous ski-tours in South Tyrol. But this tour should just be gone by good snow conditions. You need belt and rope. The tour takes 4 hours.
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Highest point
3,347 m
Lowest point
2,061 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.486220, 10.684050
DMS
46°29'10.4"N 10°41'02.6"E
UTM
32T 629252 5149449
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Turn-by-turn directions

The tour starts at the parking Enzian, across the bridge in the direction of the Hotel Paradiso, then in direction of the Cima Rossa, follow the path until underneath the boundary of the forest. Afterwards on south-east up in the direction of the Cima Rossa. Go on the right side and at the foot of the Grado, that leads to the rear Punta Schran, on a level of circa 2,600m. After a cirque you reach over a short steep section the “Schranferner” and along this mountain you arrive (in direction south) at the notch before of the east Cima Venezia. By the ridge you reach the peak.

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Coordinates

DD
46.486220, 10.684050
DMS
46°29'10.4"N 10°41'02.6"E
UTM
32T 629252 5149449
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
difficult
Distance
5.6 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
1,284 m
Descent
1,284 m
Highest point
3,347 m
Lowest point
2,061 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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