Dachsteinüberquerung

Dachstein Salzkammergut

DachsteinüberquerungA 25 km long route leads from the Dachstein summit region via the Simonyhütte and the Gjaidalm to Obertraun.

Also in Steiermark, Austria

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
17 km
Ascent
405 m
Descent
2.5 km
Duration
5-6 hrs
Low Point
599 m
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
25˚
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Dachsteinüberquerung Map

Description

From the top station, follow the trail in a south-westerly direction to the Hallstätter Glacier. A track leads from the wind funnel to the lower rock nose of the Eisstein. From there it continues over the middle tongue of Hallstättergletscher directly down to the upper ice lake. There are now about 200 height meters to be mastered to the Simonyhütte. The ski run from the Simonyhütte follows the 650 hiking trail to the Gjaidalm, from there via the Hausberglift to the III section of the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car.It is also possible to choose the ascent towards the Krippenstein mountain station and then the Imisel descent via Eisgrube into the valley. Please note that you are travelling in high alpine terrain. If you are a loner, please be sure to join a group, and if you are inexperienced or unfamiliar with the area, you should only go off-road with a guide. Please also note the weather forecast, all tours should only be undertaken when visibility is good. The taking along of emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, avalanche probe, shovel, first aid kit and a mobile phone) should be a matter of course! Important telephone numbers: Dachstein Krippenstein cable car Obertraun 050 140 , Gjaidalm +43 (0)680 3253138, Lodge am Krippenstein +43 664 3804054, Simonyhütte +43 680 2196374, Taxi Rastl +43 699 1175 4852, Alpine emergency call (mountain rescue) 140, Avalanche warning service Upper Austria +43 732 77 20-124 12

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.