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Kammkarlspitze 2.248 m

· 1 review · Back-country skiing · Sölktäler
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  • Kammkarlspitze 2.248 m
    / Kammkarlspitze 2.248 m
    Photo: Volkhard Maier
  • / Am Fuße des Schafdachs
    Photo: Volkhard Maier
  • / Über freie Hänge geht es Richtung Gipfel
    Photo: Volkhard Maier
  • / Windige Verhältnisse am Gipfelrücken
    Photo: Volkhard Maier
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Free ski touring slopes above the Mahdfeldalm near the Sölk Pass
moderate
Distance 9.6 km
3:45 h
1,069 m
0 m
Impressive panoramic tour northeast of the Sölk Pass.

Author’s recommendation

With southern winds mostly favoured ski tour.

The guesthouses in Großsölktal invite you to stop after the ski tour.

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Author
Schladming Dachstein - TVB Sölktäler
Update: November 12, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,248 m
Lowest point
1,137 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
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Safety information

Tour at your own risk! No liability will be accepted for any given or occurring alpine dangers (avalanche, weather, etc.).

Before every ski tour or snowshoe hike, the current avalanche report should be consulted - www.lawine-steiermark.at.

Mountain sports and the assessment of the situation on site are - in winter even more - subject to personal responsibility. Tourism associations or avalanche warning services accept no liability on the basis of information provided.

Tips and hints

Further information can be obtained from the nature park office:

Phone: +43 3685 20903

naturpark@soelktaeler.at

Stein an der Enns 107

8961 Sölk

 

You can find out about the current avalanche situation from the Avalanche Warning Service of Styria.

Hompage: lawine-steiermark.at

Avalanche management report tape: 0800 31 1588

Start

St. Nikolai in the Sölktal (1,137 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.319029, 14.048756
DMS
47°19'08.5"N 14°02'55.5"E
UTM
33T 428112 5241056
w3w 
///stocked.pathetic.city

Destination

Summit Kammkarlspitze

Turn-by-turn directions

Ascent: Follow the road to the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte. Below the hut along the path over the bridge. Then follow the course of the stream. After passing through the south-eastern part of the forest, continue northwards over the open area to the Mahdfeld. Pass above the Mahdfeldhütte, in a north-easterly direction up to the Kammkarlspitz.

Descent: Same as ascent.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
47.319029, 14.048756
DMS
47°19'08.5"N 14°02'55.5"E
UTM
33T 428112 5241056
w3w 
///stocked.pathetic.city
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Normal ski touring equipment + safety equipment (LVS, probe, shovel).

Equipment rental: Sport 2000 Mandl in Gröbming

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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Rating

5.0
(1)
Manfred Semmler 
March 25, 2019 · alpenvereinaktiv.com
Traumhafte Firnabfahrt!
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When did you do this route? March 24, 2019
Gipfelkreuz Kammkarlspitze
Photo: Manfred Semmler, ÖAV Sektion Stainach
Abfahrt unterhalb des Gipfels
Photo: Manfred Semmler, ÖAV Sektion Stainach
Firnabfahrt
Photo: Manfred Semmler, ÖAV Sektion Stainach
Gipfelfoto AV Stainach
Photo: Manfred Semmler, ÖAV Sektion Stainach

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Gipfelkreuz Kammkarlspitze
Abfahrt unterhalb des Gipfels
Firnabfahrt
Gipfelfoto AV Stainach

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
1,069 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route Forest roads Clear area Forest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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