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Ratschinger Kreuz summit ski tour

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Ratschings–Jaufen
  • Ratschinger Kreuz
    Ratschinger Kreuz
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moderate
Distance 6 km
3:00 h
1,029 m
1,029 m
2,359 m
1,330 m

The ski tour from Ridnaun/Ridanna valley to the Ratschinger Kreuz summit is a simple to medium ski tour along a northern slope.

Ascent: From Ried across the valley floor to the wooden bridge. Cross it and walk up to the right of the stream over a steep hollow below the Steinhof. Above the fence on the left, flat above the stream into the valley until you reach a path. Cross this to the right and continue along the road. From there, take the forest road into the Valtigltal valley. Where the path loops to the left, you can take a shortcut just to the right of the stream. You come to a shallow open valley. Go straight in to the right of the stream until you reach the alpine pasture Valtiglalm (1741 m). The valley is now closed off by a rock barl. Walk up to the rocks and to the right up a slope in the shape of a triangle. This becomes narrower towards the top and ends under rocks on the left. You now cross to the left onto a ridge out to a small alpine hut on the flat ground of the upper valley. A few depressions now lead across to the alpine pasture Entholzer Alm (2039 m), which you leave on the left. Continue straight towards Ratschinger Joch and right to the summit with cross.

Descent: as ascent.

Skiing technique: medium


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2,359 m
Lowest point
1,330 m
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Coordinates:
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46.912128, 11.297105
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46°54'43.7"N 11°17'49.6"E
UTM
32T 674921 5197960
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park over the easy slopes to the entrance of the side valley Valtigltal. Follow the forest road along the side valley to the Kaserstattalm mountain hut and in switchbacks upwards to the Entholzalm mountain hut. Keeping left of the hut upwards to the Ratschinger Joch joke with the summit in view and from the joke on the right side to the peak (2358m).

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Getting there

From the A22 motorway exit in Sterzing, head west towards Stange and continue into the Ridnauntal valley. In the Ridnauntal valley to the car park at the Culture House or continue through the village of Ridnaun and after the bridge turn left to the Modrhof car park.

Coordinates

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46.912128, 11.297105
DMS
46°54'43.7"N 11°17'49.6"E
UTM
32T 674921 5197960
w3w 
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Swen Ar 
February 19, 2022 · Community
Anfangs steil, dann gehts leicht ansteigend durch das schöne Tal vorbei an einer eingewinterten Hütte anschließens gehts auf einer freien Fläche Serbentienen hoch. Die letzt ca 50m zum Gipfel sind nochmal steil. Ggf. hier abschnallen. Abfahrt auf einer freien Fläche untere Hälfte leicht zum abfahren durch den Wald. 1 Stern Abzug weil man eine Straße unten queren muss.. Viel Schnee!
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When did you do this route? February 19, 2022

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
1,029 m
Descent
1,029 m
Highest point
2,359 m
Lowest point
1,330 m
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