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Von den Pilsenhöfen im Ultental auf die Soyscharte

Back-country skiing · Ulten
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  • Der markante Betonturm in der offenen Fläche
    / Der markante Betonturm in der offenen Fläche
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Wir verlassen die Waldgrenze
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Das Wetterkreuz mit der äußeren Pilsbergalm
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Das große Becken. Die Orientierungsschwierigkeiten sind vorbei
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Die Soyscharte
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • /
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Aufstieg im Wald
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
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moderate
Distance 10.2 km
3:00 h
1,143 m
1,030 m

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Author
Helmut Kostner 
Update: January 12, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,755 m
Lowest point
1,736 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

An der Ausweichstelle oberhalb der Pilshöfe oder direkt am Wanderweg 142 (1,749 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.497864, 10.846924
DMS
46°29'52.3"N 10°50'48.9"E
UTM
32T 641722 5151023
w3w 
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Destination

Am Ende des Wanderweges 142

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.497864, 10.846924
DMS
46°29'52.3"N 10°50'48.9"E
UTM
32T 641722 5151023
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ulrich Kössler "Skitouren im Untervingschgau & Meraner Land" Tappeinerverlag

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco: Ultental 042

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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
10.2 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
1,143 m
Descent
1,030 m
Out and back Scenic Clear area Forest
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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