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Back-country skiing

Lyfi peak

Back-country skiing · Vinschgau
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Martell Südtirol
  • Ski touring
    / Ski touring
    Photo: TV Latsch-Martell, Martell Südtirol
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difficult
Distance 5.7 km
4:15 h
1,424 m
1,424 m
3,352 m
1,900 m
This ski-tour starts at the car park Lake Gioveretto, from there you follow the path no. 10 to the managed Lyfi mountain hut. You pass the mountain hut on your right and continue trough the forest by following the same sign until the junction of paths. When you reach the Lyfiknott, a wonderful snow-covered winter landscape awaits you! From there the way is steep and demanding, but when you reach the Lyfi peak, you have a wonderful view over the snow-covered Venosta Valley.
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,352 m
Lowest point
1,900 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.499700, 10.712130
DMS
46°29'58.9"N 10°42'43.7"E
UTM
32T 631374 5150994
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Coordinates

DD
46.499700, 10.712130
DMS
46°29'58.9"N 10°42'43.7"E
UTM
32T 631374 5150994
w3w 
///reds.relight.amass
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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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.7 km
Duration
4:15 h
Ascent
1,424 m
Descent
1,424 m
Highest point
3,352 m
Lowest point
1,900 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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