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Zum Pfitscher Joch

Hiking trail · Zillertal Alps
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  • Griepl [Alm] und Durrnsee
    / Griepl [Alm] und Durrnsee
    Photo: Siegfried Kofler, AVS Sektion Sterzing
  • / Der Durrnsee - dahinter linksdie Rotbachlspitze und rechts das Hochfernermassiv
    Photo: Siegfried Kofler, AVS Sektion Sterzing
  • / Auf dem Tiroler Höhenweg Richtung Pfitscher Joch
    Photo: Siegfried Kofler, AVS Sektion Sterzing
  • / Der Langsee am Pfitscher Joch
    Photo: Siegfried Kofler, AVS Sektion Sterzing
  • / Der Durrnsee
    Photo: Siegfried Kofler, AVS Sektion Sterzing
m 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 10 8 6 4 2 km Grieplalm Pfitscherjoch Bushaltestelle Stein Durrnsee Jochseen Pfitscher-Joch-Haus
moderate
Distance 11.7 km
4:45 h
885 m
885 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Siegfried  Kofler
Update: April 19, 2016
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Nusserkopf, 2,345 m
Lowest point
Stein (Weiler), 1,530 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Start

Bushaltestelle Stein/Pfitsch (1,536 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.979092, 11.631260
DMS
46°58'44.7"N 11°37'52.5"E
UTM
32T 700116 5206201
w3w 
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Destination

Bushaltestelle Stein/Pfitsch

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.979092, 11.631260
DMS
46°58'44.7"N 11°37'52.5"E
UTM
32T 700116 5206201
w3w 
///heartthrob.unlisted.thriving
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Wanderführer "Wandern ohne Auto - Wipptal" des Alpenverein Südtirol.

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Blatt 037 1:25.000 / Kompass WK 44 1:50.000 oder WK 05, 1.25.000 / Mapgraphics WK 33 1:25.000

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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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.7 km
Duration
4:45 h
Ascent
885 m
Descent
885 m
Public-transport-friendly Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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