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Sonnwendjoch - auf stillgelegter Piste ins Rofan hinauf

Ski Touring · Rofan Mountains
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  • Die stillgelegte Skipiste am Sonnwendjoch ist ideales Einsteigergelände ...
    / Die stillgelegte Skipiste am Sonnwendjoch ist ideales Einsteigergelände ...
    Photo: Siegfried Garnweidner, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / ... und sie gewährt schöne Ausblicke.
    Photo: Siegfried Garnweidner, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Ab der Klosteralm wird das Gelände immer freier.
    Photo: Siegfried Garnweidner, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Im oberen Bereich gibt es auch kurze, etwas anspruchsvollere Etappen.
    Photo: Siegfried Garnweidner, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Im Berghaus Sonnwendjoch ist die Skitour normalerweise zu Ende.
    Photo: Siegfried Garnweidner, alpenvereinaktiv.com
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easy
Distance 10.8 km
4:30 h
1,235 m
1,235 m

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Author
Siegfried Garnweidner
Update: September 07, 2015
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Sonnwendjoch, 1,785 m
Lowest point
Kramsach-Wittberg, 550 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Start

Kramsach-Wittberg, Talstation der Sonnwendjochbahn, 550 m (547 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.451024, 11.865427
DMS
47°27'03.7"N 11°51'55.5"E
UTM
32T 715998 5259267
w3w 
///weekend.captivated.semester

Destination

Kramsach-Wittberg, Talstation der Sonnwendjochbahn, 550 m

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.451024, 11.865427
DMS
47°27'03.7"N 11°51'55.5"E
UTM
32T 715998 5259267
w3w 
///weekend.captivated.semester
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Alpenvereinskarte 1:25000, Blatt 6 Rofan

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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
10.8 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,235 m
Descent
1,235 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Forest roads Clear area Forest

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