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Heiligkreuzkofelsteig - Zehner via ferrata (Heiligkreuzkofel, 2907 m - Zehner, 3026 m)

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  • Tour auf den Heiligkreuzkofel und Zehner
    Tour auf den Heiligkreuzkofel und Zehner
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Distance 11 km
6:23 h
980 m
980 m
3,025 m
2,045 m

The ascent to the Heiligkreuzkofel is an only partially secured, exposed rocky path that leads through the western flank of the mountain to the Kreuzkofelscharte and further on over easy walking terrain to the summit. The ascent to the summit of the Zehner is a short, well-secured, but steep and exposed via ferrata, over which you also have to descend again.

Access: From the mountain station briefly to the Schutzhaus with pilgrimage church; continue to the fork in the trail and turn right on trail no. 7 to the entrance (2240 m). Route info: The ascent runs through the west face of the Kreuzkofel and is only partially secured (6 passages with steel rope). The path is easy to follow in good conditions, but you should not underestimate its exposure! Surefootedness is a must, as there are no additional safety measures. The ascent is not recommended in rain, icy or snowy conditions. After the Kreuzkofelscharte (2600 m – approx. 2 hours ascent) the path changes to easy walking terrain and in a good half hour you reach the summit of the Heiligkreuzkofel (2907 m). From the summit, descend briefly to the fork and follow the signs to the Zehner. An easy path leads up to the entrance at 2960 m. It takes about 15 minutes to climb up to the Zehner (3026 m), which is very exposed and partly slippery. Descent: You can descend via the ascent path or


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