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Pistentour am Hörnle

Ski Touring · Ammergau Alps
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  • Bergstation und Hörnlehütte
    / Bergstation und Hörnlehütte
    Photo: Stefan Herbke, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Beginn der Rodelbahn
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  • / Hörnlehütte, Blick auf Vorderes Hörnle
    Photo: Stefan Herbke, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Hörnlehütte, Blick auf Zugspitze
    Photo: Stefan Herbke, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Familienabfahrt
    Photo: Stefan Herbke, alpenvereinaktiv.com
m 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Vorderes Hörnle Hörnlehütte Hörnlebahn Schwebebahn
easy
Distance 2.8 km
1:40 h
575 m
575 m
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Author
Stefan Herbke
Update: January 07, 2016
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Vorderes Hörnle, 1,484 m
Lowest point
Talstation Hörnlebahn, 915 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bad Kohlgrub, Talstation der Hörnlebahn (925 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.659796, 11.048920
DMS
47°39'35.3"N 11°02'56.1"E
UTM
32T 653839 5280522
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Destination

Bad Kohlgrub, Talstation der Hörnlebahn

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.659796, 11.048920
DMS
47°39'35.3"N 11°02'56.1"E
UTM
32T 653839 5280522
w3w 
///deranged.laziest.outdoes
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Alpenvereinskarte 1:25.000, Blatt BY7 - Ammergebirge Ost - Pürschling, Hörnle - 2. Ausgabe 2015

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • 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 Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.8 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
575 m
Descent
575 m
Public-transport-friendly Refreshment stops available Clear area

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