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Hoher Sonnblick 3106m - Zittelhaus von Kolm Saigurn

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  • Zittelhaus nachts
    / Zittelhaus nachts
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  • / Naturfreundehaus Kolm Saigurn - Sonnblickbasis
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  • / Ammererhof
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  • / Barbarawasserfall
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  • / Naturfreundehaus Neubau
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  • / Sonnenaufgang beim Naturfreundehaus
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  • / Das berühmte Radhaus
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  • / Rojacher Hütte
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  • / Rojacher Hütte
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  • / Rojacher Hütte
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  • / vor der Rojacher Hütte
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  • / Gletscher beim Grat
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  • / Sonnblickgrat im Oktober
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  • / Zittelhaus
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  • /
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  • /
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  • / Nachthimmel nach Norden
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  • / Sommerbeginn 1.7.19
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m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 5 4 3 2 1 km Naturfreundehaus Kolm Saigurn Zittelhaus Rojacher Hütte Schutzhaus Neubau Brücke Barbarafall
moderate
Distance 5.9 km
6:00 h
1,536 m
28 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Hermann Scheer
Update: January 22, 2020
Difficulty
I+, F moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Hoher Sonnblick, 3,106 m
Lowest point
Kolm Saigurn, 1,600 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW
Belay stations
with anchor point for abseiling, with bolts, pitons, trad gear
Protection
with bolts, sporadic bolts, pitons, trad gear

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Kolm Saigurn (1,600 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Zittelhaus am Hohen Sonnblick

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

Rother Wanderführer Gasteiner Tal, Sepp Brandl ISBN 978-3-7633-4021-7 (Beschreibung bis Rojacher Hütte)

Author’s map recommendations

Alpenvereinskarte Sonnblick Nr 42 ISBN: 978-3928777773

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Alpine Routes

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • 35-45 liter rucksack  (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Hiking poles
  • 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 Alpine Routes

  • B2 or B3 mountaineering boots
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Ice axes (basic or technical with hammer and adze as required)
  • C2-C3 crampons with anti-balling plates (as required by route and to match boots)  
  • Single rope
  • Half ropes
  • Twin ropes
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  • Friend/cam offset 0.5-0.75
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  • Set of nuts
  • Double set of nuts
  • Small nuts
  • Medium nuts
  • Large nuts
  • Nut tool
  • Tricam(s)
  • Ball nut(s)
  • (Active) Camming device(s) for wider cracks such as the Gipsy
  • Hexentric(s)
  • Progress capture pulley(s) such as the Petzl Traxion
  • Micro ascender(s) such as the Petzl TiBloc
  • Pitons and hammer
  • Set of ice screws
  • Short ice screws
  • Medium ice screws
  • Long ice screws
  • V-Thread tool
  • 2x Harness tool holder such as the Ice Clipper or Caritool
  • Quickdraws
  • Locking device

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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
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Georg Koppelmüller
July 24, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 21, 2020
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Alois Ganser
August 28, 2017 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 26, 2017
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andrea kaiser
August 05, 2017 · Community
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Samstag, 5. August 2017 1:44:24 nachm.
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Samstag, 5. August 2017 1:45:05 nachm.
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Samstag, 5. August 2017 1:45:29 nachm.
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Difficulty
I+, F moderate
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1,536 m
Descent
28 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Summit route Ridge traverse

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