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Zerzertal Watles Prämajur

Winter hiking · Oetztal Alps
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  • Haidersee
    / Haidersee
    Photo: Reto Wiesler, AVS Sektion Obervinschgau
  • / St. Martinkirche im Zerzertal
    Photo: Reto Wiesler, AVS Sektion Obervinschgau
  • / St. Valentin auf der Haide
    Photo: Reto Wiesler, AVS Sektion Obervinschgau
  • / Watles Aufstieg
    Photo: Reto Wiesler, AVS Sektion Obervinschgau
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Distance 17.1 km
5:55 h
1,089 m
811 m

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Reto Wiesler
Update: January 11, 2016
Highest point
2,416 m
Lowest point
1,445 m

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Fischerhaüser St. Valentin (1,455 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.749594, 10.535749
DMS
46°44'58.5"N 10°32'08.7"E
UTM
32T 617299 5178483
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Destination

Prämajur Talstation Watles

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

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Coordinates

DD
46.749594, 10.535749
DMS
46°44'58.5"N 10°32'08.7"E
UTM
32T 617299 5178483
w3w 
///bribed.disapprove.castaway
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Zerzertal

Author’s map recommendations

Sesvenna und Umgebung Tappeiner 114   1:25000

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Distance
17.1 km
Duration
5:55 h
Ascent
1,089 m
Descent
811 m
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