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K2 (3253m) der Ötztaler Alpen

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  • Gletscherbrüche des Nördlichen Löcherferners, links der Rositzkogel
    / Gletscherbrüche des Nördlichen Löcherferners, links der Rositzkogel
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  • / der K2 lugt zwischen Katzenköpfen und Rostizkogel hervor
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  • / K2
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  • / am Mittleren Löcherferner
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  • / Nordgrat und Skidepot
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  • / steiler Nordgratanstieg
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  • / Gipfelkreuz K2, dahinter der Löcherkogel
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  • / Wildspitze
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  • / Rückblick zum K2
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  • / Riffelseehütte
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m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km K2 Rifflsee Riffelseehütte
moderate
Distance 14 km
6:00 h
1,200 m
1,731 m
3,253 m
2,230 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
K2, 3,253 m
Lowest point
Riffelsee, 2,230 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest stops

Riffelseehütte

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bergstation Rifflseebahn (2,288 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.967260, 10.854020
DMS
46°58'02.1"N 10°51'14.5"E
UTM
32T 641037 5203194
w3w 
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Destination

K2 (3253m)

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.967260, 10.854020
DMS
46°58'02.1"N 10°51'14.5"E
UTM
32T 641037 5203194
w3w 
///positives.overshot.starlings
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Amap

ÖK 50 Blatt 172 oder 2103

AV-Karte Ötztaler Alpen - Kaunergrat

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Equipment


Questions and answers

Question from Ingrid Hollweger · February 20, 2021 · Community
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Answered by Wolfgang Lauschensky  · February 23, 2021 · alpenvereinaktiv.com

Rating

4.0
(1)
Momchil Venkov 
February 26, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? February 24, 2019
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1,200 m
Descent
1,731 m
Highest point
3,253 m
Lowest point
2,230 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route Linear route Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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