FATMAP by Strava

Obergabelhorn - Arbengrat

Schönbielhütte - Rothornhütte

Alpine Climbing Severe

Distance
10 km
Ascent
1.6 km
Descent
1.1 km
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
30˚
Obergabelhorn - Arbengrat Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be severe. It's very remote, it features high exposure and is typically done between July and September. From a low point of 2.7 km to the maximum altitude of 4 km, the route covers 10 km, 1604 vertical metres of ascent and 1098 vertical metres of descent. You'll need ice axe, crampons, quickdraws, glacier kit and wires and friends to complete it safely.

Description

Tourenbericht und Routeninfos: https://www.suedtirolalpin.com/post/obergabelhorn-arbengrat

www.suedtirolalpin.com

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

3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between July and September

Equipment required

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Quickdraws
  • Glacier kit
  • Wires and Friends

Similar routes nearby

Guidebooks in this area