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  • Am Gipfel des bekannten Skitouren-Berges im Ahrntal.
    Am Gipfel des bekannten Skitouren-Berges im Ahrntal.
    Photo: Jörg Holzapfel
Distance 17.5 km
5:15 h
1,912 m
1,945 m
3,366 m
1,464 m
Long ski tour in the Ahrntal
Dream firn on the Schwarzenstein in spring.

Easter Monday: 3.30am - the alarm clock rings... well, the early bird gets the worm! So out of bed, skis in the car and off we go... pick up a few like-minded early risers on the way and off into the beautiful Ahrntal valley. The avalanche report shows warning level 1 for the whole country, so the snow situation is relatively safe. We are at the starting point. St. Johann im Ahrntal, drive up to the Buschenschank Stallila (1472m). On arrival it is still dark, we strap the skis onto the rucksack and set off. Up through the Rotbach valley we roughly follow the summer trail. Slowly it gets light, a few patches of snow slowly appear here and there, but we have to carry the skis past the Daimerhütte to a snowfield about 100m above the hut, a total of just over an hour. Once you have overcome the snow field, the path goes flat and the Schwarzenstein hut (2923m) appears on the right. Take a short rest and continue towards the summit, which is on the left. Round the Felsköpfl and up over


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