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Piz Lad 2808m

Back-country skiing · Sesvenna Group
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  • Piz Lad Südflanke
    / Piz Lad Südflanke
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Am Parkplatz des Poflliftes mit Blick über die Poflwiesen zum Piz Lad ganz rechts
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Poflwiesen
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  • / Reschen
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  • / Reschener Sonnenuhr: Zehner-Elfer-Zwölfer
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  • / Karrenweg zur Reschner Alm
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  • / Reschner Alm und Piz Lad ganz rechts
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Waldmulde über der Reschenalm
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  • / Anstieg zu den Seslatböden
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  • / kurze Steilstufe
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  • / Seslatböden und Südhang des Piz Lad
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  • / Seslatkreuz
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  • / Zustieg zur Felsstufe
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  • / am Gipfelhang mit Tiefblick zum Reschensee
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  • / am Gipfelhang
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  • / steile Gipfelflanke
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  • / steile Gipfelflanke
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  • / Piz Lad
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  • / Gipfelmarke
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  • / Einfahrt in die Gipfelmulde, dahinter der höchste Punkt des Piz Lad.
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  • / herrliche Südflankenabfahrt
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  • / herrliche Abfahrtshänge
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  • / kurze Steilrinne am Felsband
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  • / Steilhangquerung
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  • / Zirmböden
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  • / Poflwiesenabfahrt
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m 2500 2000 1500 10 8 6 4 2 km
moderate
Distance 10.3 km
4:30 h
1,300 m
1,300 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 11, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Piz Lad, 2,808 m
Lowest point
Reschen, 1,509 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Reschner Alm

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Reschen (1,508 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.832292, 10.512264
DMS
46°49'56.3"N 10°30'44.2"E
UTM
32T 615329 5187637
w3w 
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Destination

Piz Lad

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Getting there

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Coordinates

DD
46.832292, 10.512264
DMS
46°49'56.3"N 10°30'44.2"E
UTM
32T 615329 5187637
w3w 
///seeking.liquidated.thudding
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Amap

ÖK50 Blatt 171 oder 2102

Tabacco Nr. 043

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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
10.3 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,300 m
Descent
1,300 m
Out and back Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Forest roads Clear area Forest
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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