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Erlispitze von Zürs

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  • Auf der Familienabfahrtspiste die Hexenbodenbahn querend.
    / Auf der Familienabfahrtspiste die Hexenbodenbahn querend.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Vor der Trittalpe, der Piste folgend, rechts Richtung Hexenboden aufsteigen.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Im Pazüeltal, zur Linken der Pazüelbach.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Im Hintergrund die Stuttgarter Hütte, Erlispitze und Roggspitze.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Aufstieg am dem Pazüelbach zufließenden Bächlein.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Querung über das Krabach-Joch zur Stuttgarter Hütte.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Stuttgarter Hütte, Erlispitze im Hintergrund.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Über eine markante Wechte, weiter in südwestlicher Richtung.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Aufstiegsspur zum Gipfelgrat.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Letzte Querung vor Aufstieg zum Gipfelgrat, die Erlispitze im Blick.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
  • / Blick zur Roggspitze mit der Valuga im Hintergrund.
    Photo: Thomas Mierer, ÖAV Alpenverein Vorarlberg
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moderate
Distance 12.4 km
6:00 h
1,064 m
1,074 m
2,634 m
1,718 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Thomas Mierer 
Update: May 04, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Erlispitze, 2,634 m
Lowest point
Talstation Trittkopfbahn 1 und Übungshangbahn, 1,718 m
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Cardinal direction
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz, Talstation Übungshangbahn und Trittkopfbahn 1 in Zürs. (1,718 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.167583, 10.164358
DMS
47°10'03.3"N 10°09'51.7"E
UTM
32T 588243 5224444
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Destination

Parkplatz, Talstation Übungshangbahn und Trittkopfbahn 1 in Zürs.

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.167583, 10.164358
DMS
47°10'03.3"N 10°09'51.7"E
UTM
32T 588243 5224444
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Alpenvereinskarte 3/2 Lechtaler Alpen, Arlberggebiet, Maßstab 1:25.000, ISBN 978-3928777155 

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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
  • 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
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Gerhard Hirschmann 
April 25, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 16, 2021
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.4 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1,064 m
Descent
1,074 m
Highest point
2,634 m
Lowest point
1,718 m
Public-transport-friendly Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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