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Königskogel (3.055m) - Über dem Passeiertal

· 2 reviews · Mountain tour · Oetztal Alps
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  • Oberglaneggalm zu Beginn des Weges
    / Oberglaneggalm zu Beginn des Weges
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  • / Anfangs zieht der Weg durch steile Almwiesen
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  • / Auf Schneereste ist auf diesen Höhenlagen immer zu rechnen
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  • / Scheue Weggefährten
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  • / Kurz unterhalb des Königsjochs
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  • / Letzten Meter zum Gipfel
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  • / Wir stehen direkt auf der Grenze
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  • / Kurze, ausgesetzte Stellen am Ostgrat
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  • / Überreste der verfallenen Essener Hütte
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moderate
Distance 10 km
5:00 h
1,030 m
1,030 m
3,055 m
2,023 m

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Author
Eduard Gruber 
Update: August 27, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Gipfel Königskogel, 3,055 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz an der Timmelsjochstrasse, 2,023 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Oberglaneggalm 2029m

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Parkplatz an der 5. Kehre - Oberglanegg Alm (2,023 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.881982, 11.111938
DMS
46°52'55.1"N 11°06'43.0"E
UTM
32T 660912 5194214
w3w 
///cave.impasses.winter

Destination

Parkplatz an der 5. Kehre - Oberglanegg Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.881982, 11.111938
DMS
46°52'55.1"N 11°06'43.0"E
UTM
32T 660912 5194214
w3w 
///cave.impasses.winter
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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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Rating

4.0
(2)
Jenny Würfel
August 26, 2020 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,030 m
Descent
1,030 m
Highest point
3,055 m
Lowest point
2,023 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Exposed sections Secured passages Scrambling required Ridge traverse

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