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Über den Oskar-Schuster-Steig auf den Plattkofel in den Dolomiten

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  • Langkofelhütte mit Blick in die Langkofelscharte
    / Langkofelhütte mit Blick in die Langkofelscharte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
  • / Langkofelhütte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
  • / Forcella Sassolungo
    Photo: www.valgardena.it, Selva – DOLOMITES Val Gardena
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    Photo: Zenzi Martin, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Rifugio Sandro Pertini
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Friedrich-August-Hütte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Friedrich-August-Hütte vor dem Langkofelmassiv
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Friedrich-August-Hütte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
m 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 10 8 6 4 2 km Fünffingerspitze (2.996 m) Friedrich-August-Hütte Toni-Demetz-Hütte Rifugio Salei Langkofelhütte Rifugio Sandro Pertini
moderate
Distance 11.7 km
6:30 h
1,020 m
1,430 m
2,958 m
2,184 m
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Author
Robert Demmel
Update: October 13, 2021
Difficulty
B/C moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Plattkofel, 2,958 m
Lowest point
2,184 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Rifugio Salei

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bergstation Langkofelscharte, 2681 m. (2,184 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Bergstation Langkofelscharte, 2681 m.

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

Book recommendation by the author

Axel Jentzsch-Rabl, Andreas Jentzsch, Dieter Wissekal: Klettersteigführer Dolomiten – Südtirol – Gardasee, Alpinverlag, 2019.

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Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco, 1 : 25.000, Blatt 05, Gröden – Seiseralm.

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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
  • 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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Christian Krause 
August 31, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
B/C moderate
Distance
11.7 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1,020 m
Descent
1,430 m
Highest point
2,958 m
Lowest point
2,184 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Cableway ascent/descent Summit route Classic via ferrata

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