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Schwemser Spitze 3459m

· 1 review · Back-country skiing · Meraner Land
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  • Die erste Steilstufe
    / Die erste Steilstufe
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  • / Pause im flachen Boden
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  • / Vor dem letzten Hang, super Skigelände
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  • / Gipfelhang
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  • / Leichte Kletterei auf dem luftigen Grad
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  • / Der Gipfel
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  • / Einfahrt in die Ostrinne
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  • / Abfahrt in der schmalen Rinne
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moderate
Distance 11.2 km
4:30 h
1,482 m
1,482 m
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Schwemser Spitze, 3,459 m
Lowest point
Talstation Schalstaler Gletscherbahnen, 2,009 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Start

Talstation Schnalstaler Gletscherbahnen (2,041 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.756329, 10.782633
DMS
46°45'22.8"N 10°46'57.5"E
UTM
32T 636139 5179629
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Destination

Talstation Schnalstaler Gletscherbahnen

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Getting there

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Coordinates

DD
46.756329, 10.782633
DMS
46°45'22.8"N 10°46'57.5"E
UTM
32T 636139 5179629
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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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Rating

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Roland Fischnaller
May 08, 2021 · Community
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Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,482 m
Descent
1,482 m
Out and back Scenic Summit route High-altitude ski tour Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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