Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Grosser Priel on 05 September 2020

organized by Ivan Trpkov  contact organizer

Title :
Grosser Priel
Date :
Sat 05.09.2020
Type of event :
Hike, 2 days
Organized by :
Ivan Trpkov
Description :

Totes Gebirge - The Dead Mountains - are one of the most prominent mountain groups in the Northern Limestone Alps range. Grosser Priel (2515 m) is the highest summit. 
The hike is planned to take 2 days, with an overnight stay at Prielschutzhaus.
We will approach the summit from Hinterstoder. From the parking lot by Johannishof (597 m) to Polstergut farm and then up to the hut, at 1422 m. 
We will ascent via Kuehkar and over Brotfallscharte to the fore-summit and by the narrow summit ridge on top. It is a hike with some scrambling and protected on a few places below Brotfallscharte.
Next day there is an option to do Stodertaler Steig (via feratta with B dificulty) to reach Spitzmauer. 
Participants should be fit, with a head for heights and experience with ferattas.

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 :
Saturday - 8h/1700 m, Sunday (optional)- 7 h/1000 m
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
Sturdy boots, multi-layered clothing, solid jacket, helmet, harness via feratta set
Transport Details :

By car

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
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