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Skitour Plattkofel

· 1 review · Back-country skiing · Seiser Alm
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Distance 14.6 km
5:00 h
1,261 m
1,258 m

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Author
Stefan Loibl
Update: July 30, 2015
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,934 m
Lowest point
1,677 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Saltria auf der Seiser Alm (1,677 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.530290, 11.668870
DMS
46°31'49.0"N 11°40'07.9"E
UTM
32T 704669 5156429
w3w 
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Destination

Saltria auf der Seiser Alm

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.530290, 11.668870
DMS
46°31'49.0"N 11°40'07.9"E
UTM
32T 704669 5156429
w3w 
///pattered.buzz.grappling
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Alpenvereinskarte 52/1 "Langkofel- und Sellagruppe"

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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

4.0
(1)
Georg Baumgartner
December 28, 2014 · Community
When did you do this route? December 28, 2014

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
14.6 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,261 m
Descent
1,258 m
Scenic Summit route Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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