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Lorchenspitze 3347m

Back-country skiing · Vinschgau
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  • Steiler Aufstieg durch den Wald, hier mit Blick nach unten zum Stausee
    / Steiler Aufstieg durch den Wald, hier mit Blick nach unten zum Stausee
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Kleine Brücke gleich am Beginn der Ebene ober der Waldgrenze
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Ebene mit Blick auf den ersten Steilhang
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Der letzte Steilhang zur Scharte der Lorchenspitze
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / In Spitzkehren geht es den gesamten Hang hinauf
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / An der Scharte angekommen mit Blick zum Gipfel
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Wunderbare Aussicht auf dem Gipfel der Lorchenspitze
    Photo: Evelyn Gafriller, AVS Sektion Brixen
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moderate
Distance 12.9 km
3:30 h
1,500 m
1,500 m

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Author
Evelyn Gafriller 
Update: January 07, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
3,347 m
Lowest point
1,850 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Start

Kleiner Parkplatz an der Staumauer beim Enelwerk (1,843 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.508867, 10.725116
DMS
46°30'31.9"N 10°43'30.4"E
UTM
32T 632348 5152034
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Destination

Lorchenspitze

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Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.508867, 10.725116
DMS
46°30'31.9"N 10°43'30.4"E
UTM
32T 632348 5152034
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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
  • 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
12.9 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,500 m
Descent
1,500 m
Scenic Insider tip Summit route High-altitude ski tour Clear area Forest
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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