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Ski tour – Hörnle

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  • Hörnle im Februar
    / Hörnle im Februar
    Photo: Ammergauer Alpen GmbH
  • / Schild Abend- und Morgendämmerung
    Photo: Arvis Robalds, Ammergauer Alpen GmbH
  • / Skitour - Hinteres Hörnle
    Photo: Thorsten Unseld, Bernd Ritschel
  • / Skitour - Hinteres Hörnle
    Photo: Thorsten Unseld, Bernd Ritschel
  • / Skitour Hörnle - Zeitberggipfel
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A very popular slope tour with a possible refreshment stop at the "Hörnlehütte" inn, where themed evenings also take place.
easy
Distance 8.1 km
2:16 h
720 m
738 m
The starting point is the hikers' car park above the valley station of the ski lift. From here, follow the slope to the right. Please look out for descending skiers and begin your climb at the edge of the slope.

Author’s recommendation

An den Tourenabenden unter der Woche ist die Hörnlehütte geöffnet.
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Author
Sebastian Heckelmiller
Update: November 11, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,543 m
Lowest point
912 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Please always observe the avalanche report : www.lawinenwarndienst-bayern.de

Tips and hints

Prospektmaterial ansehen und/oder bestellen

Start

Bottom terminal Tannenbankerllift / Hörnle Schwebebahn (928 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.659468, 11.049002
DMS
47°39'34.1"N 11°02'56.4"E
UTM
32T 653846 5280486
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Destination

Hörnle

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bus stop: Bad Kohlgrub Feuerwehrhaus (Footpath 20 Min to the starting point)
9621 Oberammergau - Saulgrub - Bad Kohlgrub - Murnau
Trainstation: Train stop Bad Kohlgrub (Footpath 30 Min to the starting point)

Getting there

Highway A95, Murnau (St2062) towards Bad Kohlgrub

Parking

Designated parking spaces for hikers above the Hörnlebahn. Coming from the village, turn right after the Hörnlebahn ski lift.

Coordinates

DD
47.659468, 11.049002
DMS
47°39'34.1"N 11°02'56.4"E
UTM
32T 653846 5280486
w3w 
///untroubled.hardship.redevelop
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kartenmaterial erhalten Sie im Onlineshop der Ammergauer Alpen GmbH unter www.ammergauer-alpen.de/onlineshop oder in den Tourist-Informationen vor Ort.

Equipment

For beautiful ski touring in the Ammergauer Alps we recomend the following equipment:
  • Backcountry Skis  or Snowboard
  • Avalanche Transceiver
  • Snow Shovel
  • Poles
  • Climbing Skins
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Headlamp / Flashlight
  • Food
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Long Underwear
  • Tops / Bottoms (synthetic)
  • Gaiters
  • Fleece
  • Pants
  • Fleece
  • Vest
  • Outer Shell
  • Pants
  • Gloves / Mittens
  • Synthetic Outer Socks

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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Rating

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Thomas Brodocz 
March 04, 2016 · Community
Impression von einem winterlichen Tag (3.3.2016) am Hinteren Hörnle
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
8.1 km
Duration
2:16 h
Ascent
720 m
Descent
738 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route suitable for snowboards Forest roads Clear area Forest Naturally on tour (DAV-initiative)

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