Axamer Loop

Axamer Lizum

Innsbruck

Muttereralm – Mutters/Götzens

Technically easy loop mostly piste with nice off-piste descent at Mairrinne Nockspitze.

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
18 km
Ascent
2.4 km
Descent
2.3 km
Duration
1 day +
Low Point
919 m
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
33˚
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Description

Start at Axams taking piste up to Axamer Kögele then traverse to Hoadl. Descent on or off-pisste (depending on snow conditions) to lift station at Axamer Lizum. Then take a slope up to Birgitzköpfhaus. After the hut you can either go to Nockspitze trough Mairinne or from the east. Descent from Nockspitze goes trough Mairinne through Birgitzköpfhaus all the way down to Mutters.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

Features

  • Face

Equipment required

  • Skins

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