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Haute Route 9. Etappe: Ybbstaler Hütte – Hochkarschutzhaus

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difficult
Distance 20.4 km
11:00 h
1,405 m
1,276 m
1,848 m
1,199 m
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Update: February 23, 2014
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Highest point
1,848 m
Lowest point
1,199 m

Tips and hints

Etappenziel: Hochkarschutzhaus nahe dem Hochkar-Parkplatz (Österr. Touristenklub, ganzjährig bewirtschaftet, Hüttentelefon +43 7484 7203).

Weitere Stützpunkte (mit Übernachtungsmöglichkeit):

Ebenfalls beim Parkplatz der Hochkar-Alpenstraße – Gasthaus Jagersberger (Tel. +43 7484 7200) und Gasthof Hochkarhof / Kronsteiner-Schuhleitner (Tel. 43 7484 7236 und 7276).

Start

Ybbstaler Hütte (1,347 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.807160, 15.025470
DMS
47°48'25.8"N 15°01'31.7"E
UTM
33T 501907 5294867
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Destination

Hochkarschutzhaus

Turn-by-turn directions

"Alpintour Dürrenstein - Hochkar"

Route: Ybbstaler Hütte – Dürrenstein – Sperriedel – Tremelsattel (1201 m) – Ringkogel (1668 m) – Geißhöhe – „Seelucken“ – Blachlboden – Hochkarschutzhaus (1491 m).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
47.807160, 15.025470
DMS
47°48'25.8"N 15°01'31.7"E
UTM
33T 501907 5294867
w3w 
///illegally.inferiority.grand
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Freytag & Berndt WK 031 und 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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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
20.4 km
Duration
11:00 h
Ascent
1,405 m
Descent
1,276 m
Highest point
1,848 m
Lowest point
1,199 m

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