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Gamsegg (2.912 m) mit Saxalbsee und Kreuzspitz

Mountain tour · Oetztal Alps
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  • Auf dem Weg die Klosteralm
    / Auf dem Weg die Klosteralm
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  • / Über viel gestein und Geröll geht es zum Gipfel
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  • / Der idyllische Saxalbsee
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  • / Steile Flanken gilt es zu queren
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  • / Der Gipfel rückt näher
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  • / Die letzten Meter
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  • / Beim Abstieg noch die Kreuzspitze besucht
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moderate
Distance 15.5 km
8:00 h
1,575 m
1,597 m
2,912 m
1,512 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Eduard Gruber 
Update: September 17, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Gamsegg, 2,912 m
Lowest point
Ausgangspunkt Karthaus, 1,512 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Klosteralm

Safety information

Start

Parkplatz oberhalb von Karthaus (1,544 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.703126, 10.902341
DMS
46°42'11.3"N 10°54'08.4"E
UTM
32T 645424 5173931
w3w 
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Destination

Parkplatz oberhalb von Karthaus

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.703126, 10.902341
DMS
46°42'11.3"N 10°54'08.4"E
UTM
32T 645424 5173931
w3w 
///proverbs.tacklers.flourish
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

TABACCO Blatt 04 Val Senales - Schnalstal 1:25000


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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain 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
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • 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
15.5 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
1,575 m
Descent
1,597 m
Highest point
2,912 m
Lowest point
1,512 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route

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