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Breite Krone

Snowshoeing · Switzerland
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  • / Breite Krone und "Falsches Kronenjoch"
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Klassischer Gipfel von der Heidelberger Hütte
moderate
Distance 6.2 km
3:45 h
841 m
30 m
3,079 m
2,264 m
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Breite Krone, 3,079 m
Lowest point
Heidelberger Hütte, 2,264 m

Safety information

SAC WT 2-3

Start

Heidelberger Hütte (2,263 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'814'875E 1'199'262N
DD
46.909693, 10.259685
DMS
46°54'34.9"N 10°15'34.9"E
UTM
32T 595929 5195898
w3w 
///hovered.bland.unpacked

Turn-by-turn directions

Südlich der Heidelberger Hütte über die Geländestufen aufsteigen und auf den deutlichen Sattel westl. des Bachbodens zuhalten. Danach zum "Falschen" Kronenjoch aufsteigen und über die relativ flache Schulter nach Osten zum Gipfel aufsteigen.

Note


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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'814'875E 1'199'262N
DD
46.909693, 10.259685
DMS
46°54'34.9"N 10°15'34.9"E
UTM
32T 595929 5195898
w3w 
///hovered.bland.unpacked
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Jan Piepenstock, Silvretta. Skitouren & Skibergsteigen, Köngen: Panico, 2010, S. 155f.

Author’s map recommendations

AV-Karte 26

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • 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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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
6.2 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
841 m
Descent
30 m
Highest point
3,079 m
Lowest point
2,264 m
Summit route Clear area
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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