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Ice climbing

Kalterer Eisfall

Ice climbing · Südtirols Süden
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moderate
Distance 6.9 km
5:20 h
498 m
499 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
WI3 moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,096 m
Lowest point
704 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cardinal direction
NESW
Climbing length
200 m, 5:00 h
Rope length
1 x 55 m
Number of quickdraws
6

Start

Kalterer Höhe (704 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Ice Climbing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • 35-45 liter rucksack  (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Hiking poles
  • Sunglasses
  • 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 Ice Climbing

  • Rigid mountaineering boots (B3)
  • Ropes
  • Pair of technical ice axes (one with adze, one with hammer or offset)
  • Climbing helmet
  • Belay/rappelling device
  • Prusik loop
  • Slings
  • HMS screw-gate carabiner
  • Snap-gate carabiner
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • 1x safelock carabiner
  • Set of ice screws
  • V-Thread tool
  • 2x Harness tool holder such as the Ice Clipper or Caritool
  • Topo
  • 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
WI3 moderate
Distance
6.9 km
Duration
5:20 h
Ascent
498 m
Descent
499 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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