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Col Toronn

Back-country skiing · Val Gardena Dolomites
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  • In der Rinne ins Langental hinab liegt oft lange Pulverschnee.
    / In der Rinne ins Langental hinab liegt oft lange Pulverschnee.
    Photo: Stefan Loibl, Skitour Magazin
  • / Die kleine Felsscharte, die uns in Kedultal hinüberführt.
    Photo: Stefan Loibl, Skitour Magazin
  • / Auf dem Weg zur Furcela de Crespeina, von der der Gipfelgrat startet.
    Photo: Stefan Loibl, Skitour Magazin
  • / Am Gipfel des Col de Toronn hat man tolle Ausblicke auf den Sellastock.
    Photo: Stefan Loibl, Skitour Magazin
  • / Die schmale Einfahrt in die Rinne markiert die steilste Stelle dieser Tour.
    Photo: Stefan Loibl, Skitour Magazin
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moderate
Distance 17.9 km
2:44 h
1,462 m
1,476 m

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Author
Stefan Loibl
Update: July 29, 2015
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,652 m
Lowest point
1,618 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Wolkenstein (1,642 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.555820, 11.767705
DMS
46°33'21.0"N 11°46'03.7"E
UTM
32T 712149 5159527
w3w 
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Destination

Kompatsch/Wolkenstein

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Coordinates

DD
46.555820, 11.767705
DMS
46°33'21.0"N 11°46'03.7"E
UTM
32T 712149 5159527
w3w 
///rarely.soulmate.demonstration
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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
17.9 km
Duration
2:44 h
Ascent
1,462 m
Descent
1,476 m
Circular route Cableway ascent/descent Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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