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Kaserspitz

Back-country skiing · Villgraten Mountains
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  • Aufstieg durch das Kasertal
    / Aufstieg durch das Kasertal
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  • / Blick zurück über das Kasertal bis auf den Gsieser Talboden
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  • / Kurze Verschnaufpause vor dem letzten steilen Anstieg
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  • / Spitzkehren führen den Steilhang hinauf bis ins Joch
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  • / Vom Joch ist der Gipfel (Bildmitte) in wenigen Minuten erreicht
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  • / Bei guter Schneelage geht's mit Ski bis auf den höchsten Punkt
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  • / Blick auf die Rote Wand oberhalb des Antholzertals
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 10 8 6 4 2 km Kaserspitz/Edelweißknopf Parkplatz Talschlusshütte Parkplatz Talschlusshütte
moderate
Distance 10.9 km
4:00 h
1,300 m
1,300 m
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Author
Karin Leichter 
Update: September 07, 2015
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Kaserspitz, 2,765 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz, 1,465 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Start

Parkplatz bei der Talschlusshütte (1,464 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.841442, 12.247320
DMS
46°50'29.2"N 12°14'50.4"E
UTM
33T 290112 5191223
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Destination

Parkplatz bei der Talschlusshütte

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Coordinates

DD
46.841442, 12.247320
DMS
46°50'29.2"N 12°14'50.4"E
UTM
33T 290112 5191223
w3w 
///glory.dart.icepick
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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
10.9 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
1,300 m
Descent
1,300 m
Summit route Forest roads Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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