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Sonnenjoch oder Sonnjoch 2292m aus der Wildschönau

Ski Touring · Kitzbühel Alps
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  • Sommerwegweiser zum Kastensteig
    / Sommerwegweiser zum Kastensteig
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Kastensteig über Waldsteilstufe
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  • / seilgesicherte etwas heikle Stelle
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  • / Ausstieg Kastensteig
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  • / Latschenhang zur Gressensteinalm
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  • / Steilstufe ins Hochtal zum Sonnjoch
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  • / im Zustiegshang
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  • / Rückblick zum Siedeljoch
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  • / im Hochtal
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  • / gestuftes Hochtal
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  • / kurze Steilstufe
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  • / Nordblick zum Großen Beil
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  • / Schlusshang vor dem Plateau
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  • / am Gipfelplateau
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  • / Gipfelkreuz in Sicht
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  • / Sonnenjoch oder Sonnjoch
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  • / Zufahrt zum Hochtal
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  • / Ausfahrt Kastensteig
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moderate
Distance 13.4 km
3:30 h
1,150 m
1,150 m

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Sonnenjoch, 2,292 m
Lowest point
Schönangeralm, 1,168 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Schönangeralm Wildschönau (1,167 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.362330, 12.056809
DMS
47°21'44.4"N 12°03'24.5"E
UTM
33T 277767 5249630
w3w 
///rampages.magical.mortgages

Destination

Sonnenjoch oder Sonnjoch

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.362330, 12.056809
DMS
47°21'44.4"N 12°03'24.5"E
UTM
33T 277767 5249630
w3w 
///rampages.magical.mortgages
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Amap

ÖK50 Blatt 120 oder 3219

AV-Larte Kitzbüheler Alpen West

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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
moderate
Distance
13.4 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,150 m
Descent
1,150 m
Out and back Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Forest roads Clear area Forest

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