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Kreuzeck-Höhenweg

· 2 reviews · Long-Distance Hiking · Holiday Region Hohe Tauern National Park
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  • / Weggefährten am Kreuzeck-Höhenweg
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  • / Im Reich der einsamen Berge - Kreuzeck-Höhenweg
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difficult
Distance 52.1 km
13:17 h
3,518 m
3,885 m
2,709 m
875 m
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Nationalpark-Region Hohe Tauern Kärnten
Update: August 07, 2020
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hochkreuz, 2,709 m
Lowest point
875 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Bergstation der Kreuzeckbahn (1,241 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.860572, 13.302641
DMS
46°51'38.1"N 13°18'09.5"E
UTM
33T 370623 5191068
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Destination

Zwischenbergersattel bzw. Winklern

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.860572, 13.302641
DMS
46°51'38.1"N 13°18'09.5"E
UTM
33T 370623 5191068
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
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Michael Gogel
September 21, 2014 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 14, 2014
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Reviews
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
52.1 km
Duration
13:17 h
Ascent
3,518 m
Descent
3,885 m
Highest point
2,709 m
Lowest point
875 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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