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Hohe Wand (3.287m) - Lohnendes Skitourenziel im Tuxerkamm

Back-country skiing · Zillertal Alps
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  • Unser Tourenziel im Scheine der aufgehenden Sonne
    / Unser Tourenziel im Scheine der aufgehenden Sonne
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  • / Wie ein Horn ragt die Grabspitze in den Himmel
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Am Gletscher öffnet sich der Blick zum Schrammacher
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  • / Am flachen Stampfkees
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  • / An der steiler werdenden Südostflanke der Hohen Wand
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    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Der Hauptgipfel der Hohen Wand
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  • / Ener der Jochseen am Pfitscher Joch
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  • / Der Frühling lässt grüßen
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moderate
Distance 14.5 km
7:00 h
1,526 m
1,527 m

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Author
Eduard Gruber 
Update: July 27, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Wintergipfel Hohe Wand, 3,287 m
Lowest point
Vierte Kehre Pfitscher Joch Straße, 1,807 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

4. Kehre der Pitscher Joch Straße (1,808 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.988011, 11.644304
DMS
46°59'16.8"N 11°38'39.5"E
UTM
32T 701074 5207225
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Destination

4. Kehre der Pitscher Joch Straße

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Coordinates

DD
46.988011, 11.644304
DMS
46°59'16.8"N 11°38'39.5"E
UTM
32T 701074 5207225
w3w 
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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
14.5 km
Duration
7:00 h
Ascent
1,526 m
Descent
1,527 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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