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Piz Piogn Crap

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  • Anreise mit der Bahn bis Oberalppass
    / Anreise mit der Bahn bis Oberalppass
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Blick auf den Piz Piogn Crap
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Boot-Trac auf den Piz Piogn Crap
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Blick auf den Piz Piogn Crap von unterhalb der Maighels-Hütte
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Maighels-Hütte
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Blick auf den Piz Piogn Crap vom Piz Cavradi
    Photo: Silvan Kaspar, Hanna Finkel
  • / Silvan Kaspar Kick The Vik EFT Andermatt Sedrun 2015
    Video: Markus Boss
m 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 8 6 4 2 km Stavel Da Maighels Piz Piogn Crap
Fantastische Rinnenabfahrt - steiler Aufstieg im Boot-Track.
difficult
Distance 8.9 km
6:07 h
1,160 m
778 m
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Author
Silvan Kaspar 
Update: January 24, 2017
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,735 m
Lowest point
1,922 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Maighels hut

Tips and hints

Die Sicherheit während der Tour und die Einrichtung des Fixseiles wurden von http://www.andermatt-guides.ch/ durchgeführt.

Dieses Fixseil ist keine dauerhafte Einrichtung!

Start

unterhalb des Bahnhof Oberalppass (1,922 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'695'008E 1'166'986N
DD
46.647357, 8.679710
DMS
46°38'50.5"N 8°40'47.0"E
UTM
32T 475490 5166027
w3w 
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Destination

Maighels-Hütte

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Mit dem Zug von Tschamutt auf den Oberalppass.

Getting there

Mit dem Auto bis Tschamutt - Passstraße ist im Winter für den Autoverkehr gesperrt.

Parking

Direkt am Ende der Straße.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'695'008E 1'166'986N
DD
46.647357, 8.679710
DMS
46°38'50.5"N 8°40'47.0"E
UTM
32T 475490 5166027
w3w 
///downs.devours.lure
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

LVS, Schaufel, Sonde, Erste Hilfe, Verpflegung, Harscheisen, Steigeisen

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.9 km
Duration
6:07 h
Ascent
1,160 m
Descent
778 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Clear area Linear route
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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