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Felbespitz (2.849 m) - Steile und rassige Tour im Pfitschertal

Back-country skiing · Zillertal Alps
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  • Schon vom Startpunkt aus ist die Febespitze sichtbar
    / Schon vom Startpunkt aus ist die Febespitze sichtbar
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  • / Die Waldlichtung bei der Viedalm. Ab hier geht's mit Skiern weiter
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  • / Die steilen Abbrüche der Grabspitze
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  • / Oberhalb der Waldgrenze
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  • / Es geht der Einsattelung am Westgrt entgegen
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  • / Der letzte steile Anstieg zum Sattel am Westgrat
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  • / Steil geht es an der Südflanke zum Skidepot
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  • / Einige heikle Stellen. Hier sind Steigeisen sehr angenehm
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  • / Der Schneegrat zum Gipfel
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  • / Zillertaler
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  • / Pfunderer Berge
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  • / Stubeier
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  • / Tiefblick ins Pfitschertal
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  • /
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  • / Rassante Abfahrt garantiert
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Viedalm Hütte
moderate
Distance 12.4 km
5:00 h
1,400 m
1,400 m

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Author
Eduard Gruber 
Update: May 30, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Felbespitze, 2,849 m
Lowest point
St. Jakob, 1,440 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
46.967589, 11.602026
DMS
46°58'03.3"N 11°36'07.3"E
UTM
32T 697935 5204848
w3w 
///soothing.obstinate.straggly

Destination

St. Jakob, gegenüber der Feuerwehrhalle

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Coordinates

DD
46.967589, 11.602026
DMS
46°58'03.3"N 11°36'07.3"E
UTM
32T 697935 5204848
w3w 
///soothing.obstinate.straggly
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
moderate
Distance
12.4 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,400 m
Descent
1,400 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Clear area Forest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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