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Großes Degenhorn 2946m

Back-country skiing · Villgraten Mountains
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  • Marterl am Talweg
    / Marterl am Talweg
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  • / Unterstalleralm
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  • / Unterstalleralm und Rote Spitze
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  • / Oberstalleralm
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  • / durchs Almdorf
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  • / Weiße Spitze von der Oberstalleralm
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  • / Hänge beim Garten
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  • / Mulden entlang der Storfenspitze
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  • / Storfenspitze
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  • / sanfte Mulden
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  • / Hänge zur Geländekante
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  • / Gipfelmulden
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  • / Muldenanstieg
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  • / Querung in den Gipfelsüdhang
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  • / Gipfelsüdhang
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  • / Westgratrücken
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  • / Großes Degenhorn
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  • / Hochgrabe hinter Kugelwand
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  • / Muldenabfahrt
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  • / traumhaftes Tourengelände
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  • / Gleiten zur Oberstalleralm
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moderate
Distance 24.1 km
6:30 h
1,450 m
1,450 m
2,946 m
1,510 m

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Großes Degenhorn, 2,946 m
Lowest point
Arntal, 1,510 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Tourenparkplatz Lüfterhöfe/Arntal (1,510 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.824853, 12.337012
DMS
46°49'29.5"N 12°20'13.2"E
UTM
33T 296888 5189144
w3w 
///stature.yapped.jealousy

Destination

Großes Degenhorn

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Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.824853, 12.337012
DMS
46°49'29.5"N 12°20'13.2"E
UTM
33T 296888 5189144
w3w 
///stature.yapped.jealousy
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Amap

ÖK50 Blatt 178 oder 3102

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
moderate
Distance
24.1 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1,450 m
Descent
1,450 m
Highest point
2,946 m
Lowest point
1,510 m
Out and back Scenic Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Summit route Forest roads Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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