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Weisskugel (3.739m) - über die vergletscherte Ostflanke zum höchsten Punkt.

Back-country skiing · Oetztal Alps
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  • Sonnenaufgang auf der Schwemserspitze
    / Sonnenaufgang auf der Schwemserspitze
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Ertert Teil des Anstieges erfolgt auf der Piste
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Am Teufelsegg Gipfel eröffnet sich das erste Mal der Blick auf unser Ziel
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Unterhalb des Teufelsegg Gipfels
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  • / Die Ostflanke und links das Hintereisjoch
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  • / Am Beginn der Ostflanke
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Es wird steiler
    Photo: Eduard Gruber, AVS Sektion Bozen
  • / Ausstieg von der Flanke am Schneesattel
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  • / Am kurzen Felsgrat zum Gipfel
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  • / Kurz vor dem Gipfel
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  • / Apfahrtsspass in Pulver
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difficult
Distance 18.9 km
11:00 h
2,083 m
2,083 m
3,739 m
2,005 m

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Author
Eduard Gruber 
Update: June 17, 2020
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
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Highest point
Gipfel Weisskugel, 3,739 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz Kurzrass, 2,005 m
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz Schnalstaler Gletscherbahnen (2.005 m) (2,009 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.756033, 10.783490
DMS
46°45'21.7"N 10°47'00.6"E
UTM
32T 636205 5179598
w3w 
///even.leotard.deducts

Destination

Parkplatz Schnalstaler Gletscherbahnen (2.005 m)

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Coordinates

DD
46.756033, 10.783490
DMS
46°45'21.7"N 10°47'00.6"E
UTM
32T 636205 5179598
w3w 
///even.leotard.deducts
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
  • 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
difficult
Distance
18.9 km
Duration
11:00 h
Ascent
2,083 m
Descent
2,083 m
Highest point
3,739 m
Lowest point
2,005 m
Out and back Circular route Scenic Summit route High-altitude ski tour Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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