Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Ebenstein winter hike on 19 February 2022

organized by Ivan Trpkov  contact organizer

Title :
Ebenstein winter hike
Date :
Sat 19.02.2022
Type of event :
Hike, 2 days
Organized by :
Ivan Trpkov
Description :

Two days winter hike in Hochschwab area, with overnight stay at Sonnschienhütte. Ebenstein in Styria is the most prominent peak in the western part of the central Hochschwab plateau.  On a clear day, the free-standing summit region of the Ebenstein offers great panorama of Voralpen, Ötscher , Gesäuse, Dachstein and Saualpe. The participants must be fit enough and prepared/having experience hiking in winter conditions on the mountains using crampons and/or snowshoes.

Day 1: Jassing car park (SH 884m) - Sonnschienalm - Sonnschienhütte (overnight stay)
Day 2: Sonnschienhütte - Kleiner Ebenstein (1,943m) - Ebenstein (2,123m) and back the same way.

The hike can be postponed or canceled in case of bad weather and snow conditions and is also subject. Current pandemic rules will apply, as announced on club website.Currently a 2G certificate is necessary.

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 :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
7h, 1240m
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
Winter hiking shoes, crampons and/or snowshoes, hiking poles, gaiters, multi layered warm clothes, winter gloves, head lamp, hat, sunglasses, ski mask and glasses, sun cream, warm jacket, enough water/hot drinks and snacks, possibly avalanche equipment
Transport Details :

By car

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
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