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Wertacher Hörnle

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Ralf Ackermann 
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Parkplatz Obergschwend-Buchelalpe- Gipfel
moderate
Distance 5.1 km
2:08 h
820 m
232 m
1,691 m
1,049 m
Bereits beschrieben von Hartmut Wimmer

Author’s recommendation

Parkplatz 4 Euro > 3 Stunden
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Gipfel Wertacher Hörnle, 1,691 m
Lowest point
Parkplatz Obergschwend, 1,049 m
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Safety information

Weitgehend sicher bei Einhalten der Normalroute

Start

Parkplatz Obergschwend (1,048 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.539525, 10.414924
DMS
47°32'22.3"N 10°24'53.7"E
UTM
32T 606481 5266092
w3w 
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Destination

diti

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
47.539525, 10.414924
DMS
47°32'22.3"N 10°24'53.7"E
UTM
32T 606481 5266092
w3w 
///softies.pasties.evolutionary
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Kristian Rath Skitouren Führer Allgäu Panico Verlag

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Equipment

Standard

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
  • 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 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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5.0
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Ralf Ackermann 
January 29, 2019 · Community
Bei geschickter Routenwahl eine lohnenswerte Tour wenn auch sehr beliebt.
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When did you do this route? January 12, 2019

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
2:08 h
Ascent
820 m
Descent
232 m
Highest point
1,691 m
Lowest point
1,049 m
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