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30HSOA-#2 #6 #8 Vorderer & Hinterer Brochkogel, Wildspitze

Sölden

Trentino-Alto Adige

Nice round away from the crowd to summit the top of Tirol

Alpine Climbing Severe

Distance
15 km
Ascent
1.4 km
Descent
1.4 km
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
20˚
30HSOA-#2 #6 #8 Vorderer & Hinterer Brochkogel, Wildspitze Map

First day you approach the Breslauer hütte from Vent (1000m). The second day you go to the Vorderer Brochkogel by the normal way. This is an easy scrambling way. Then after the cross you go down the north ridge in really lose and exposed rock. This required to be really focus.

Description

After this rocky part you reach the Vernagferner and head to the Brochkogeljoch. Then the best way to climb the Hinterer Brochkogel is its short but nice north face. Finally, the Wildspitze by the north west ridge.

This is a really nice and complete route, with rock, ice and mixte climbing. Take care of the ridge from the Vorderer Brochkogel to the vernagferner, the rock is really lose and it is exposed.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep, sustained and serious terrain on rock/ice. Routes will be long, exposed and possibly committing. D, D+

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Much of the route is difficult to protect and a fall could be disastrous at certain points.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between June and September

Equipment required

  • Crampons
  • Quickdraws
  • Glacier kit
  • 2 Ice Axes

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