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Heßhütte über Wasserfallweg

Fixed rope route · Alpenregion Nationalpark Gesäuse
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Über den Wasserfallweg zur Heßhütte und wieder zurück
moderate
Distance 9 km
6:15 h
1,213 m
1,213 m
1,698 m
567 m

Author’s recommendation

  • Alternativ kann über die Planspitze abgestiegen werden, der kurze Steig von der Planspitze zurück zum Wasserfallweg ist aber nicht versichert.
  • Von der Heßhütte kann man über den Josefinensteig zum Hochtor, dem höchsten Gipfel im Gesäuse aufsteigen.
Difficulty
B moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,698 m
Lowest point
567 m
Best time of year
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Climbing length
0:35 h

Safety information

Bei Nässe oder Regen gefährlich bzw. besondere Vorsicht geboten.

Start

Parkplatz links vor der Kummerbrücke (571 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Parkplatz links vor der Kummerbrücke

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
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Equipment

Je nach Können oder persönlichem Sicherheitsempfinden bzw. aufgrund der Wetterbedingungen empfiehlt sich ein Klettersteigset.

Hinweis: ein Klettersteigset kann und soll nur einen Totalabsturz verhindern.

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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 Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • 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
B moderate
Distance
9 km
Duration
6:15 h
Ascent
1,213 m
Descent
1,213 m
Highest point
1,698 m
Lowest point
567 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Scenic

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