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Saun-Weißspitz-Amthorspitze circular tour

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Map / Saun-Weißspitz-Amthorspitze circular tour
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moderate
Distance 17 km
8:10 h
1,685 m
1,685 m
2,748 m
1,356 m
Start behind the Braunhof farm and follow the trail 6 upwards to the Saun summit (2062m). Further on trail 6 all alon the crest and over the Bairnock summit (2581m) to the Weißspitze summit (2715m), the last part on scree underground. Along the trail 6 on the exposed ridge to the next summit, the Amthorspitze (2753m). A dangerous tract is fixed with an aluminium ladder and a small bridge. Descent to the Hühnerspielhütte mountain hut and return on trail 11 and 3, along the Riedbergalm and Prantneralm mountain huts to the starting point. Lunch possibility: Hühnerspielhütte, Riedbergalm Prantneralm, Braunhof.
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moderate
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Highest point
2,748 m
Lowest point
1,356 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.909858, 11.458386
DMS
46°54'35.5"N 11°27'30.2"E
UTM
32T 687210 5198081
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Coordinates

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46.909858, 11.458386
DMS
46°54'35.5"N 11°27'30.2"E
UTM
32T 687210 5198081
w3w 
///untoward.tussled.gathering
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
17 km
Duration
8:10 h
Ascent
1,685 m
Descent
1,685 m
Highest point
2,748 m
Lowest point
1,356 m

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