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Hochfeiler - Auf den König der Zillertaler Alpen

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  • Blick auf den Schlegeisspeicher
    / Blick auf den Schlegeisspeicher
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Dominikushütte
    Photo: Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, AV-alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Herrliche Landschaft im Zamser Grund
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Die Lavitzalm vor ihrer Erweiterung (Bild: 2016)
    Photo: Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, AV-alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Die Ausstellung in der Lavitzalm
    Photo: Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, AV-alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Traumhaftes Hochgebirgspanorama am Pfitscher Joch
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Grenzübergang
    Photo: Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, AV-alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Kuh am Pfitscher Joch
    Photo: Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, AV-alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Das Pfitscher Joch-Haus im Grenzgebiet Österreich - Italien
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Die letzten Meter zur Hochfeilerhütte
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Sonnenaufgang am Hochfeiler
    Photo: Horst Ender
  • / Über den Grat geht es zum Gipfel
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
  • / Auf dem Gipfel ist nicht viel Platz
    Photo: Andreas Kitschmer
m 4000 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 km Pfitscher-Joch-Haus (Rif. … Vizze) Pfitscherjoch Jochseen Pfitscher-Joch-Haus (Rif. … Vizze) Hochfeilerhütte Pfitscherjoch Jochseen Lavitzalm Lavitzalm
difficult
Distance 37.1 km
18:00 h
2,318 m
2,318 m
3,509 m
1,718 m

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Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen
Update: February 28, 2019
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hochfeiler, 3,509 m
Lowest point
1,718 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Lavitzalm
Hochfeilerhütte
Pfitscher-Joch-Haus (Rif. Passo di Vizze)
Dominikushütte

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bushaltestelle Schlegeisstausee (1,785 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.038281, 11.701462
DMS
47°02'17.8"N 11°42'05.3"E
UTM
32T 705228 5212960
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Destination

Bushaltestelle Schlegeisstausee

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.038281, 11.701462
DMS
47°02'17.8"N 11°42'05.3"E
UTM
32T 705228 5212960
w3w 
///lunches.egos.skips
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Hochgebirgs-Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen: Wandern im Naturpark Zillertaler Alpen, mit öffentlicher Anreise.

Author’s map recommendations

AV-Karte Nr. 35/1 Zillertaler Alpen - West, 1:25.000

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • 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

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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)
Daniel Traxinger 
April 10, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 19, 2019
Hochfeiler-Gipfel
Photo: Daniel Traxinger, Community
Hochfeiler-Gipfel
Photo: Daniel Traxinger, Community

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
37.1 km
Duration
18:00 h
Ascent
2,318 m
Descent
2,318 m
Highest point
3,509 m
Lowest point
1,718 m
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