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Hirneck (2164m) und Karlhöhe (2218m)

Ski Touring · Ankogel Group
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  • Hirneck und Karlhöhe von Anstieg zur Sternspitze
    / Hirneck und Karlhöhe von Anstieg zur Sternspitze
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Almlandschaft
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / schütterer Wald
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / sanfte Hänge
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Zustieg zum Hirneck
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / Hirneck (inzwischen neues Gipfelkreuz)
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / gemütliche Hüttenrast
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
  • / idyllische Hütten
    Photo: Wolfgang Lauschensky, ÖAV Sektion Braunau
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easy
Distance 12.7 km
3:30 h
1,050 m
1,050 m

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Author
Wolfgang Lauschensky 
Update: July 01, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Karlhöhe, 2,218 m
Lowest point
St. Peter, 1,208 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

St. Peter bei Rennweg (1,222 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.027756, 13.595109
DMS
47°01'39.9"N 13°35'42.4"E
UTM
33T 393248 5209206
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Destination

Hirneck und Karlhöhe

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.027756, 13.595109
DMS
47°01'39.9"N 13°35'42.4"E
UTM
33T 393248 5209206
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Amap

ÖK50 Blatt 156+157 oder 3229

Equipment

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
easy
Distance
12.7 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,050 m
Descent
1,050 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Summit route Forest roads Clear area
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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