Ampferstein

Axamer Lizum

A perfect combination of a towering summit and exciting skiing.

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
6.3 km
Ascent
641 m
Descent
1.4 km
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
50˚
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Description

This is a great line which is very much in the realm of ski mountaineering, whilst still being accessible from Axamer Lizum ski area.

Difficulty

Severe

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

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Equipment required

  • Skins

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