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Ski Tour to the Suldenspitze Peak

Back-country skiing · Vinschgau
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moderate
Distance 3.1 km
4:00 h
750 m
750 m
3,375 m
2,600 m
If you want to experience the most powerful mountains of all mountains up close, you shouldn't miss a ski tour to the Suldenspitze peak. This tour is with a duration of 4 hours and 6 km an easy tour and rewards the ski tourers with an unique alpine panorama of Königsspitze Peak, König Ortler Peak and Cevedale Peak.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,375 m
Lowest point
2,600 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.490360, 10.597030
DMS
46°29'25.3"N 10°35'49.3"E
UTM
32T 622564 5149771
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Solda/Sulden cable car mountain station at 2,600 m, to the ski slope towards the Suldenferner glacier. After crossing the ski slope, head left and uphill to the glacier. Now take the steep slope to the right until just below the Suldenspitze, where the trail leads to the Casatihütte mountain hut. Continue left to the Janiger Scharte gap (3,366 m). Head over the crest down to the left into a depression and cross the western ridge to the flat peak.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Spondigna/Spondinig via the street to the Stelvio Pass SS 38 to Gomagoi, then left to Solda. At the End of the village there is the starting point at the parking area of the Cable Car Station Solda.

From Spondigna to the parking area at the Cabel Car Station is it approx. 20 km.

 

Coordinates

DD
46.490360, 10.597030
DMS
46°29'25.3"N 10°35'49.3"E
UTM
32T 622564 5149771
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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
  • 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
moderate
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
750 m
Descent
750 m
Highest point
3,375 m
Lowest point
2,600 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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