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Von Villnöss auf die Mittagsscharte

Back-country skiing · Geisler Group
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  • Aufstieg an der Waldgrenze auf ca. 1800m
    / Aufstieg an der Waldgrenze auf ca. 1800m
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Die gr. Steinblöcke dienen bei schlechterem Wetter als Orientierung. Generell kann der Sommerweg als Orientierungshilfe für den Aufstieg dienen
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Das Ziel ist fest im Blick
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Das Schlussstück die Scharte und somit das Ziel
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Wir querten bei der Abfahrt unter den Wänden nach links. Auf der Suche nach Pulverschnee
    Photo: Helmut Kostner, AVS Sektion Schlern
  • / Abfahrt im orografisch linken Karteil
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moderate
Distance 11 km
5:00 h
1,200 m
1,200 m

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Author
Helmut Kostner 
Update: December 22, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Mittagsscharte, 2,547 m
Lowest point
Waldschenke, 1,380 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz oberhalb des Ranuimüllerhofes. Unweit der mittlerweile berühmten St. Johann Kirche. (2,547 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.605546, 11.759191
DMS
46°36'20.0"N 11°45'33.1"E
UTM
32T 711303 5165029
w3w 
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Destination

Parkplatz oberhalb des Ranuimüllerhofes. Unweit der mittlerweile berühmten St. Johann Kirche.

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Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.605546, 11.759191
DMS
46°36'20.0"N 11°45'33.1"E
UTM
32T 711303 5165029
w3w 
///dripping.finishers.scours
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Karte 030 Brixen Villnöss

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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
11 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,200 m
Descent
1,200 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available suitable for snowboards Forest roads Clear area Forest
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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