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Ski tour Maurerspitze/Monte Muro

Back-country skiing · Eisacktal/Südtirol · closed
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    Photo: Hubert Eisendle, Gossensaß
Map / Ski tour Maurerspitze/Monte Muro
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closed
moderate
Distance 13.4 km
4:55 h
1,267 m
1,267 m

Alpine ski tour in the valley end of Pflerschtal/Val di Fleres. The tour offers a beautifulg cirque, inviting ski slopes and great views on the South Tyrolean mountains in the south and the Tribulaun summit on the northern side. The exposure to north guarantees a good powder snow.

Technical skiing grade: easy.
Alpine grade: quite difficult.
Maps: Tabacco No. 038, Kompass No. 44.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,615 m
Lowest point
1,374 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.965542, 11.326397
DMS
46°57'56.0"N 11°19'35.0"E
UTM
32T 676976 5203961
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot near Stein hamlet on the road through the forest to the Ochsenhütte mountain hut. Then turn left and continue on the wide road further up through the forest landscape to the Grubenalm hut (1893 m). Continue left over a hollow and over open ski slopes towards the end of the valley, up to the foot of the steep mountainside. On the right side between the boulders up and diagonally left to a gap. On the south side of the summit left with the skis up to the ski depot. Over the narrowing ridge to the pre-summit and over a small gap to the summit cross (2.628m).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Vipiteno/Sterzing or Brennero/Brenner to Colle Isarco/Gossensass and towards the end of Val Fleres/Pflerschtal valley. At S. Antonio/St. Anton on the left side of the stream forward to the parking lot at the courtyards of the hamlet Stein.

Coordinates

DD
46.965542, 11.326397
DMS
46°57'56.0"N 11°19'35.0"E
UTM
32T 676976 5203961
w3w 
///mayday.danger.pose
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.4 km
Duration
4:55 h
Ascent
1,267 m
Descent
1,267 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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