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Cristallo Scharte (2808m)

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  • Start am Parkplatz direkt vor der Grenze Südtirol-Veneto
    / Start am Parkplatz direkt vor der Grenze Südtirol-Veneto
    Photo: Christian Reiter, Geri Wallner
  • / das canyonartig eingeschnittene Val Fonda
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  • / leicht "benebelter" Blick auf den Monte Cristallo und Cima di Mezzo
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  • / der Durchschlupf ist entdeckt
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  • / irgendwann kommt man mit der besten Spitzkehrtechnik nicht mehr weiter...
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  • / bei schlechten Verhältnissen wär's nicht lustig - so ist es einfach perfekt
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  • / der Wächter des Circo del Cristallo lässt uns ziehen
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  • / in angenehmer Steigung bergauf
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  • / Cristallo Scharte
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  • / am Ziel erhaschen wir noch einen Blick auf die Sorapiss-Gruppe
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  • / die südseitige Rinne (Abfahrt?!!) ins Valle del Boite schaut eigentlich auch nicht schlecht aus....
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  • / kurz vor der Einfahrt in die Rinne
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  • / die Abfahrt - genau eine Skilänge "breit"
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  • / Juhuuu - die Schlüsselstelle ist erfolgreich überwunden
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difficult
Distance 9.8 km
5:00 h
1,338 m
1,335 m
2,808 m
1,474 m
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Author
Christian Reiter 
Update: August 27, 2014
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
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Highest point
Cristallo Scharte, 2,808 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz, 1,474 m
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Cardinal direction
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Safety information

Start

Parkplatz an der SS48bis (Richtung Misurina) unmittelbar vor der Grenze Südtitol-Veneto bzw. Brücke über den Marogna (46°36'45,56'' N / 12°13'34,0'' O) 1480m (1,474 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.612941, 12.226106
DMS
46°36'46.6"N 12°13'34.0"E
UTM
33T 287599 5165891
w3w 
///comedians.splays.sunshine

Destination

Cristallo Scharte

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Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.612941, 12.226106
DMS
46°36'46.6"N 12°13'34.0"E
UTM
33T 287599 5165891
w3w 
///comedians.splays.sunshine
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass, 617 Cortina d'Ampezzo (1:25.000) / Tabacco, Blatt 010 Sextener Dolomiten (1:25.000)

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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Rating

5.0
(2)
Eduard Gruber 
March 08, 2017 · alpenvereinaktiv.com
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When did you do this route? March 08, 2017

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
9.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,338 m
Descent
1,335 m
Highest point
2,808 m
Lowest point
1,474 m
Out and back suitable for snowboards Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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