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Hohe Kreuzspitze Crossing

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  • Blick auf die Hohe Kreuzspitze
    Blick auf die Hohe Kreuzspitze
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Kleine Kreuzspitz (2518 m) Hohe Kreuzspitze (2743 m) Schlattacher Joch Hochalm
moderate
Distance 14.3 km
5:50 h
1,467 m
1,467 m
2,744 m
1,301 m
Sunny and long tour on a beautiful striking mountain with demanding ridge traverse.

With its 2743 m, the Hohe Kreuzspitze rises between the Passeier Valley and the Ratsching Valley. The striking summit is largely made of marble and breaks off quite steeply to the south. Climbers particularly appreciate the beautiful view from the summit, but the ascent is not for beginners: from Stuls, which is located to the southwest, we first climb along a hiking trail, then along paths on steep meadow slopes. Then it's over gravel fields and along a safety rope over some larger rock slabs. Especially the last part before the summit requires full physical condition and surefootedness. The descent is via the somewhat easier east ridge.


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Profile picture of Hartmut Wimmer Author Hartmut Wimmer 
True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here: https://corporate.outdooractive.com/jobs-bei-outdooractive/

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