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Heinzenberg

· 1 review · Back-country skiing · Switzerland
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Distance 5.5 km
3:01 h
1,024 m
330 m
1,931 m
1,237 m
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,931 m
Lowest point
1,237 m

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Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'750'135E 1'178'435N
DD
46.740196, 9.403317
DMS
46°44'24.7"N 9°24'11.9"E
UTM
32T 530810 5176372
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'750'135E 1'178'435N
DD
46.740196, 9.403317
DMS
46°44'24.7"N 9°24'11.9"E
UTM
32T 530810 5176372
w3w 
///annual.voltage.eliminate
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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Daniel Bachofen
July 10, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
3:01 h
Ascent
1,024 m
Descent
330 m
Highest point
1,931 m
Lowest point
1,237 m
Circular route Scenic
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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