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Kesselkogel Überschreitung

· 4 reviews · Via Ferrata · Val di Fassa
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  • Kesselkogelspitze (3004 m)
    / Kesselkogelspitze (3004 m)
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  • / Ausblick auf dem Fassaner Höhenweg
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  • / Rifugio Paul Preuss (2243 m)
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  • / Grasleitenpasshütte (2599 m)
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  • / Grasleitenpasshütte (2599 m)
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  • / Grasleitenpasshütte (2599 m)
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  • / Kesselkogelspitze (3004 m)
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  • / An der Kesselkogelspitze (3004 m)
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  • / Kesselkogel Überschreitung
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  • / Kesselkogel Überschreitung
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  • / Kesselkogel Überschreitung
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  • / Kesselkogel Überschreitung
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  • / Kesselkogel Überschreitung
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m 3000 2500 2000 10 8 6 4 2 km Kesselkogel (3002 m) Grasleitenpasshütte (2599 m) Grasleitenpasshütte (2599 m) Rifugio Gardeccia Rifugio Gardeccia
difficult
Distance 10.1 km
8:00 h
1,288 m
1,288 m
2,995 m
1,957 m

Author’s recommendation

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Patrick Schmidt
Update: March 04, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,995 m
Lowest point
1,957 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW
Access
650 m, 2:30 h
Wall height
3,002 m
Climbing length
350 m, 2:30 h
Descent
1,200 m, 2:00 h

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Rifugio Gardeccia (1,957 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Rifugio Gardeccia

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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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Rating

5.0
(4)
Stephan Schuster
September 11, 2020 · Community
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Ausblick
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Gipfelgrat
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Das Ziel
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Krishna Musnadi
November 27, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 27, 2019
Reinhold Fürst
July 31, 2017 · Community
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Ausblick
Gipfelgrat
Das Ziel

Reviews
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
10.1 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
1,288 m
Descent
1,288 m
Highest point
2,995 m
Lowest point
1,957 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Summit route Classic via ferrata

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