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Die Sass Rigais-Überschreitung (Geislerspitzen)

· 4 reviews · Via Ferrata · Val Gardena Dolomites
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  • Die Geislerspitzen spiegeln sich im Wasser.
    / Die Geislerspitzen spiegeln sich im Wasser.
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  • / Panorama mit Sella und Marmolada.
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  • / Die Regensburger Hütte am frühen Morgen. Im Hintergrund der Langkofel.
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  • / Sonnenaufgang am Langkofel.
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  • / Die Geislerspitzen von Norden.
    Photo: Tourismusverein Villnöß-Tal / Fantasy, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Edelweiß. Häufig anzutreffen auf dem Weg zum Sass Rigais.
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  • / Die Furchetta vom Sass Rigais.
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  • / Die Regensburger Hütte.
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  • / St. Magdalena im Villnößtal mit den Geislerspitzen im Hintergrund.
    Photo: Tourismusverein Villnöß-Tal / Fantasy, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Der Gipfel des Sass Rigais (3025 m). Die grüne Hochfläche rechts unterhalb des Gipfels ist die Innerraschötz.
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  • / Auf dem Rückweg unterhalb der Geislerspitzen.
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  • / Panorama mit Langkofel im Hintergrund.
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  • / Auf dem Sass Rigais (3025 m).
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  • / Die Geislerspitzen von Süden.
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  • / Rückblick auf dem Weg zurück zur Regensburger Hütte.
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m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Sass Rigais Regensburger Hütte Regensburger Hütte
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Distance 15.8 km
9:30 h
1,612 m
1,612 m
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Kilian Müller 
Update: June 22, 2021
Difficulty
B/C difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Sass Rigais, 2,977 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz in St. Christina, 1,542 m
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Cardinal direction
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Safety information

Start

Talstation Kabinenbahn in St. Christina (1,541 m)
Coordinates:
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DMS
UTM
w3w 

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Coordinates

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DMS
UTM
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • 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
  • 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 Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • 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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5.0
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Siegfried Senn
June 08, 2015 · Community
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der Weg zum Sass Rigais
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der Aufstieg zum Gipfel
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Der Gipfel
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Kili . 
December 15, 2014 · Community
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deletedUser
August 19, 2013 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 20, 2011
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der Weg zum Sass Rigais
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Difficulty
B/C difficult
Distance
15.8 km
Duration
9:30 h
Ascent
1,612 m
Descent
1,612 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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