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Via Ferrata recommended route

Klettersteig Rotwand-Masarè vom Karerpass

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  • Parklplatz Karerpass - Tourstart
    / Parklplatz Karerpass - Tourstart
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  • / Erste Weggabelung Richtung Rotwand Hütte
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  • / Einstieg Südseite Masarè Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig Masarè
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  • / Klettersteig Masarè
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  • / Klettersteig Masarè
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  • / Klettersteig Masarè
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  • / Anstieg zum Rotwand-Klettersteig (Fensterlturm)
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  • / Schlüsselstelle Rotwand Klettersteig
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  • / Aufstieg zum Gipfel Rotwand
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  • / Rotwand Gipfel
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  • / Abstieg Rotwand Klettersteig
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moderate
Distance 12.8 km
7:30 h
1,200 m
1,200 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Rupert Obkircher 
Update: August 01, 2016
Difficulty
C moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Rotwand Spitze, 2,802 m
Lowest point
Karerpass, 1,750 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Apr
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Aug
Sep
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Access
800 m
Wall height
550 m
Climbing length
1,000 m
Descent
1,161 m

Safety information

Start

Karerpass (1,749 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Karerpass bzw. Talstation Paolinalift

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

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

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco-Karte 029, Schlern/Sciliar, Rosengarten/Catinaccio, Latemar 1:25.000

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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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Rating

4.5
(2)
Marcus Stuflesser
September 14, 2016 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 14, 2016

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Difficulty
C moderate
Distance
12.8 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
1,200 m
Descent
1,200 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route classic via ferrata

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