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Die Glocknerunde

· 3 reviews · Long-Distance Hiking · Holiday Region Hohe Tauern National Park · closed
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This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
difficult
Distance 108.4 km
66:30 h
10,465 m
10,465 m
2,823 m
861 m
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Author
Andreas Kleinwächter
Update: March 13, 2020
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,823 m
Lowest point
861 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Glocknerhaus an der Großglockner Hochalpenstraße (2,128 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.069423, 12.768423
DMS
47°04'09.9"N 12°46'06.3"E
UTM
33T 330565 5215295
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Destination

Glocknerhaus an der Großglockner Hochalpenstraße

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.069423, 12.768423
DMS
47°04'09.9"N 12°46'06.3"E
UTM
33T 330565 5215295
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Broschüre "Die Glocknerrunde" des OeAV. Anzufordern bei: Oesterreichischer Alpenverein Fachabteilung Raumplanung-Naturschutz Olympiastraße 37 A-6020 Innsbruck, Tel. +43/(0)512/59 547-20 E-Mail: raumplanung.naturschutz@alpenverein.at

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • 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

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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
(3)
EJ Barten
February 22, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 01, 2019
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Gerrit Vossebelt
February 28, 2016 · Community
When did you do this route? June 22, 2012

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Status
closed
Reviews
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
108.4 km
Duration
66:30 h
Ascent
10,465 m
Descent
10,465 m
Highest point
2,823 m
Lowest point
861 m
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