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Alpencross - Von Kasern nach Wolkenstein incl. doppelter Überschreitung des Alpenhauptkamms

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  • Alpencross 2013
    / Alpencross 2013
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  • / Kasern
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  • / Aufstieg in Richtung Birnlücke
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  • / Birnlückenhütte mit verschneiter Birnlücke
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  • / Krimmler Tauernhaus
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  • / Rast im Windbachtal
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  • / Am Krimmler Tauernpass
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  • / Lenkjöchlhütte
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  • / Blick vom Umbaltörl in hintere Umbaltal
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  • / Notbrücke im Umbaltal
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  • / Das gesperrte Dabertal
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  • / Blick zum Pragser Wildsee
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  • / Seekofelhütte
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  • / An der Pederü-Hütte
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  • / Abstieg nach Stern (La Villa)
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  • / Aufstieg in die Puez-Gruppe - letzte Etappe
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  • / Kreuzkofelgruppe
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  • / Wolkenstein - Das Ziel kommt in Sicht
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  • / Wolkenstein
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  • / Das Empfangskomitee ist auch schon da
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difficult
Distance 176.4 km
98:28 h
9,112 m
9,074 m
2,932 m
1,148 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
vorderes Umbaltörl, 2,932 m
Lowest point
Niederdorf, 1,148 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Kasern (1,543 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.050653, 12.128725
DMS
47°03'02.4"N 12°07'43.4"E
UTM
33T 281922 5214794
w3w 
///envied.shocked.sluggish

Destination

Wolkenstein

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Getting there

Coordinates

DD
47.050653, 12.128725
DMS
47°03'02.4"N 12°07'43.4"E
UTM
33T 281922 5214794
w3w 
///envied.shocked.sluggish
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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
  • 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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Abendstimmung vor der Birnlückenhütte
Blick von der Birnlückenhütte ins Ahrntal
Birnlückenhütte im Morgenlicht, vom Lausitzer Weg aus
Birnlückenhütte im Morgenlicht, vom Lausitzer Weg aus

Difficulty
difficult
Distance
176.4 km
Duration
98:28 h
Ascent
9,112 m
Descent
9,074 m
Highest point
2,932 m
Lowest point
1,148 m
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