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Kaunertal - Variante Zollhaus

· 1 review · Freeride skiing · Vinschgau
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moderate
Distance 3.1 km
1:40 h
11 m
710 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
3,113 m
Lowest point
2,410 m

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Top Karlesjochbahn (3,112 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.856812, 10.694043
DMS
46°51'24.5"N 10°41'38.6"E
UTM
32T 629133 5190645
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Destination

Ochsenalm II

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.856812, 10.694043
DMS
46°51'24.5"N 10°41'38.6"E
UTM
32T 629133 5190645
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

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Author’s map recommendations

Route is displayed on the normal ski map of Kaunertal

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Backcountry Skiing

  • 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 Backcountry Skiing

  • 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
(1)
Tele Makker
December 22, 2013 · Community
When did you do this route? November 30, 2013

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
11 m
Descent
710 m
Scenic Cableway ascent/descent suitable for snowboards Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

Avalanche conditions

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