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Heukuppe from the north on 13 May 2018

organized by Mateusz Zoltak  contact organizer

Title :
Heukuppe from the north
Date :
Sun 13.05.2018
Type of event :
Klettersteig (Via Ferrata)
Organized by :
Mateusz Zoltak
Description :

A long hike top the top of the Rax combined with two easy ferratas.

We will go trough the rarely visited north-western parts of Rax heading south from Hinternasswald, passing the Wildfahrte ferrata (A/B), going on Gamseck (1857) and finally the highest peak of Rax - the Heukuppe (2007). Our way back leads again trough the Gamseck, then Gamsecksteig (A/B), Nasskam and back to the Hinternasswald.

The route isn't technically difficult but all in all it's a very long hike (~16 km long but also ~1350 m altitude difference).

The part from Gamseck to Heukuppe can be easily skipped allowing to save ~2.5 km and 150 m altitude difference.

Technical requirements :
T2, Rough areas, broken rocks and boulder fields are not a problem for me. I am sure-footed and free of dizziness
Physical requirements :
K3, 7-10 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
~9h, 1350m
Max. altitude in metres :
2007
Equipment :
ferrata set, helmet, harnes
Transport Details :

By car. I can offer a lift for up to 4 persons.

Max participants :
10
Registration until :
2018-05-07
Map :
 
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