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Ski tour Viehbergalm

Back-country skiing · Schladming-Dachstein
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The starting point of this ski tour is the Lend in Gröbminger Winkl. Through the breathtaking Öfenschlucht gorge, the route climbs up the serpentines until the turnoff at the lake bottom turns right and continues on to the Viehbergalm. The huts are not managed in winter, but nevertheless or just because of this the Viehbergalm is a unique place to enjoy the peace and quiet of winter. 
moderate
Distance 4.6 km
1:40 h
505 m
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The starting point of this ski tour is the Lend in Gröbminger Winkl. Through the breathtaking Öfenschlucht gorge, the route climbs up the serpentines until the turnoff at the lake bottom turns right and continues on to the Viehbergalm. The huts are not managed in winter, but nevertheless or just because of this the Viehbergalm is a unique place to enjoy the peace and quiet of winter. Descent via ascent path: approx. 30 minutes.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,437 m
Lowest point
932 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tour at your own risk! No liability is assumed for any alpine dangers that may exist or occur (avalanche, ice fall, weather, etc.).

Before every ski tour or snowshoe hike you should always check the current avalanche report - available at www.lawine-steiermark.at .

Mountain sports and the assessment of the situation on site is - in winter all the more so - primarily the responsibility of the individual. Tourism associations or avalanche warning services do not accept any liability on the basis of information provided.

 

Start

Kneipp facility Lend (931 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.467134, 13.851194
DMS
47°28'01.7"N 13°51'04.3"E
UTM
33T 413425 5257716
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Destination

Viehbergalm

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The starting point of this ski tour is the Lend in Gröbminger Winkl. Through the breathtaking Öfenschlucht gorge, the route climbs up the serpentines until the turnoff at the lake bottom turns right and continues on to the Viehbergalm. The huts are not managed in winter, but nevertheless or just because of this the Viehbergalm is a unique place to enjoy the peace and quiet of winter. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

mit dem PKW nach Gröbming bis in die Lend 

Parking

parking place Lend 

Coordinates

DD
47.467134, 13.851194
DMS
47°28'01.7"N 13°51'04.3"E
UTM
33T 413425 5257716
w3w 
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Equipment

Normal touring ski equipment + safety equipment (avalanche transceiver, 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.6 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
505 m
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