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Traunstein, Naturfreundensteig on 03 October 2020

organized by Roger Starkie  contact organizer
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Title :
Traunstein, Naturfreundensteig
Date :
Sat 03.10.2020
Type of event :
Hike, 2 days
Organized by :
Roger Starkie
Description :

The idea is to travel out Saturday morning by train to Gmunden, take the shuttle along the short of the Traunsee to the start of the hike, climb the Traunstein, stay overnight at the Traunsteinhaus, close to the summit. On the Sunday, hike to Grünau im Almtal, via the Zwillingskogel from where we will return to Vienna by train.

The Naturfreundensteig is a category B Klettersteig. It can be done with or without Klettersteig set, depending on experience and confidence levels. A helmet is mandatory. I will only take people I know on this trip, and who I know can do this. 

An optional extra is a short D-Klettersteig towards the top of the mountain for those who would like to challenge themselves to a little extra (for this a Klettersteigset is mandatory too!). I will probably NOT be doing this, but those who want to and have the experience and equipment are welcome to try it!

Technical requirements :
T3, I feel fine in difficult technical conditions and have mountain experience. I can manage to climb up and down without a rope on routes of climbing difficulty UIAA grade 1+
Physical requirements :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
Day 1: 3-4 hrs, Day 2 6 hrs, 800m Ascent, 1900m Descent
Max. altitude in metres :
1691
Equipment :
Usual equipment for high alpine hiking, hiking boots with ankle support, Klettersteigset+helmet, summer sleeping bag and pillow case for hut (note: Hüttenschlafsack is insufficient)
Transport Details :

By train, details will be given to registered participants. Vorteilscard is recommended.

Max participants :
8
Registration until :
2020-09-18
Map :
 
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