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Heiligkreuzkofel 2907m (Piz dal Ciaval)

Back-country skiing · Fanes Group
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  • Piz de Medesc
    / Piz de Medesc
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  • / Kleinfaneshochfläche vor Pareispitze
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  • / Nordumrahmung des Kleinfaneskessels: Zehner, Neuner, Eisengabelspitzen, Pareispitze
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  • / Heiligkreuzkofel mit Scharte ganz links
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  • / Marmolada und Sellastock aus der Kreuzkofelscharte
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  • / Lavarella über dem Piz de Medesc
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  • / an den Westabstürzen des Heiligkreuzkofels ins Gadertal
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  • / Heiligkreuzkofel
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  • / eine nur kurz anspruchsvolle Abfahrt
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  • / vor der Faneshütte
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easy
Distance 14 km
4:00 h
950 m
950 m
2,907 m
2,034 m

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 11, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Heiligkreuzjofel, 2,907 m
Lowest point
Lavarellahütte, 2,034 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Faneshütte
Parkplatz
Rifugio Lavarella

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Lavarellahütte (2,037 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.611077, 12.007162
DMS
46°36'39.9"N 12°00'25.8"E
UTM
33T 270827 5166297
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Destination

Heiligkreuzkofel

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.611077, 12.007162
DMS
46°36'39.9"N 12°00'25.8"E
UTM
33T 270827 5166297
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

 Kompass: Pragser Dolomiten

Tabacco Wanderkarte Fanes Sennes Prags 04

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
easy
Distance
14 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
950 m
Descent
950 m
Highest point
2,907 m
Lowest point
2,034 m
Out and back Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Summit route Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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