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  • Umgehung des Gletscherbruchs
    / Umgehung des Gletscherbruchs
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  • Blick auf die Flanke zum Nordgrat
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  • / Die letzten Meter auf den Grat.
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Distance 20.6 km
5:24 h
1,895 m
1,895 m
3,718 m
1,898 m

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Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
3,718 m
Lowest point
1,898 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Start

Melag Langtauferertal (1,914 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.836937, 10.655806
DMS
46°50'13.0"N 10°39'20.9"E
UTM
32T 626265 5188374
w3w 
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Destination

Melag Langtauferertal

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Coordinates

DD
46.836937, 10.655806
DMS
46°50'13.0"N 10°39'20.9"E
UTM
32T 626265 5188374
w3w 
///mindsets.berries.hills
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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Rating

5.0
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Christoph Elmer 
June 10, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? May 31, 2020
Blick auf die Weißkugel aus Richtung des Brandenburger Hauses
Photo: Christoph Elmer, CC BY, Community
Blick ins Langtauferer Tal
Photo: Christoph Elmer, CC BY, Community
Gipfelaufstieg schon gut erkennbar und langsam aufsteilend
Photo: Christoph Elmer, CC BY, Community
Die letzten Höhenmeter
Photo: Christoph Elmer, CC BY, Community

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Blick auf die Weißkugel aus Richtung des Brandenburger Hauses
Blick ins Langtauferer Tal
Gipfelaufstieg schon gut erkennbar und langsam aufsteilend
Die letzten Höhenmeter

Reviews
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
20.6 km
Duration
5:24 h
Ascent
1,895 m
Descent
1,895 m
Highest point
3,718 m
Lowest point
1,898 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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