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Haute Route 10. Etappe: Hochkar – Göstling

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difficult
Distance 21.5 km
8:00 h
910 m
1,856 m
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Update: May 27, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Highest point
1,782 m
Lowest point
530 m

Tips and hints

Etappenziel: Göstling an der Ybbs (Info Tourismusverein Göstlinger Alpen, Tel. +43 7484 5020-19).

Start

Hochkarschutzhaus (1,476 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.718720, 14.917660
DMS
47°43'07.4"N 14°55'03.6"E
UTM
33T 493824 5285041
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Destination

Göstling

Turn-by-turn directions

Hochkar-Überschreitung

Route: Hochkarschutzhaus – Scheineck – Hochkargipfel (1808 m) – Häsing – Leckerplan – Schmalzmauer (1760 m) – „Seelucken“ (vom Hochkargipfel unmarkierte Kammwanderung) – Heuwies – Brunneckerhütte – Schwarzalm – Wiesenalm – Leckermoor – Hochreit – Göstling (532 m).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
47.718720, 14.917660
DMS
47°43'07.4"N 14°55'03.6"E
UTM
33T 493824 5285041
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Freytag & Berndt WK 051

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
21.5 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
910 m
Descent
1,856 m

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