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Ski tour – Teufelstättkopf

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    Photo: Thorsten Unseld, Bernd Ritschel
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A lovely tour with attractive views of Lake Starnberg, Lake Ammersee and the Ammergau Alps. Possible refreshment stop at the "August Schuster House", also known as "Pürschling House".
moderate
Distance 10.1 km
3:30 h
896 m
896 m
Unterammergau's home mountain can almost always be climbed. The hut near the summit guarantees mountain relaxation. In technical climbing terms, the route via the Kuhalm is more interesting than taking the forest route to the "Pürschling House".

Author’s recommendation

Nach der Tour wartet das Heißwasserbecken des Erlebnisbad WellenBerg in Oberammergau auf Ihren Besuch. Bei traumhafter Kulisse lässt es sich hier im 34Grad warmen Becken bestens entspannen.

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Author
Thorsten Unseld
Update: November 11, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,727 m
Lowest point
883 m
Best time of year
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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

Ski lift Steckenberg Unterammergau (883 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.609509, 11.019116
DMS
47°36'34.2"N 11°01'08.8"E
UTM
32T 651747 5274875
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Destination

Teufelstättkopf

Turn-by-turn directions

The tour begins at the hikers' car park at the Steckenberg in Unterammergau. From the car park, a leisurely stroll via the forest road alongside the Schleifmühlen stream takes you in the direction of Pürschling House/August Schuster House. Keep right at the first fork and proceed over the bridge, continuing to follow the forest road. Take a right turn off the road just before it descends to the left towards "Langes Thal". Continue through the mountain forest until you reach open country at the Kuhalm. Turn left in a southerly direction heading for the Teufelstättkopf. A steep corrie leading around many sharp bends will take you to the exposed ridge, via which you can ascend to the summit. If conditions are good and there is sufficient snow, it is possible to begin your descent directly into the "White Valley" from the ski station. Further down, you will once again meet the upward trail, via which you return to the starting point .

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bus stop: Unterammergau Rathaus (Footpath 20 Min to the starting point)
9606 Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Oberammergau - Wieskirche - Füssen
9621 Oberammergau - Saulgrub - Bad Kohlgrub - Murnau
Train station: Train stop Unterammergau

Guests in the Ammergauer Alps Region can use their electronic guest pass or the "KönigsCard" to obtain free bus travel. 

Getting there

Highway A95, B23 over Ettal, Oberammergau towards Steckenberg Unterammergau

Parking

Car park at the Steckenberg (charges apply).

Coordinates

DD
47.609509, 11.019116
DMS
47°36'34.2"N 11°01'08.8"E
UTM
32T 651747 5274875
w3w 
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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.

Questions and answers

Question from Ana Oyarbide · January 25, 2020 · Community
Kann man den Hund mitnehmen?
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Answered by Thomas Brodocz  · January 25, 2020 · Community
Ana, das hängt stark von deinem Hund und der Schneelage ab. Aktuell wahrscheinlich schon, wenn du ihn angeleint hast. Es geht durch ziemlich stark belebte Gemsen - und andere Wildtier- Gebiete. Bei heftig Neuschnee würde ich den Hund nicht mitnehmen.

Rating

3.0
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Thomas Ramp. 
January 24, 2021 · Community
Das war mal eine ruhige Tour - bevor durch Corona alles in die Berge bricht, was noch vor dem Lockdown Skitourenski bekommen hat. Parkplatz-Gau ab 9 Uhr. So viele Leute, dass man gar nicht mehr grüßt, weil es einfach zu viele sind. Am Gipfel waren ca. 50 Leute, die Abfahrt komplett verspurt. Zudem Fußgänger, die die Spur kaputtmachen, was besonders oben im Steilstück dann durch die Löcher spannend ist, weil die Ski nicht mehr aufliegen. Auch sind viele unbeholfene Menschen unterwegs, für die diese Tour zu schwer ist und die dann die Ski tragen, weil es ihnen zu steil zum fahren und am Gipfelgrat zu ausgesetzt ist. Hoffentlich wird das 2021\2022 wieder besser ... so was habe ich in 30 Jahren Skitourenleben noch nicht erlebt 🙄
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When did you do this route? January 24, 2021
Kurz vor dem Gipfel
Photo: Ramp. Thomas, Community
Maximilian Laprell
February 13, 2019 · Community
Wir sind die Tour gegangen, weil sie uns bei Lawinenwarnstufe 3 als sicher erschien. Das traf auch zu. Wobei wir leider aufgrund des schlechten Wetters nichts von der angeblich großartigen Aussicht genießen konnten. Der Gipfel war uns bei dem vielen Triebschnee und dem Eis drunter ohne Steigeisen auch zu heikel. Die Abfahrt war schön. Leider ziemlich kurz für den doch nicht unerheblichen Aufstieg.
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When did you do this route? February 12, 2019
Thomas Brodocz 
April 06, 2015 · Community
Abfahrt 04.2015
Photo: Thomas Brodocz, Community
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Kurz vor dem Gipfel
Abfahrt 04.2015

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.1 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
896 m
Descent
896 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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