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From Vernagt Hut

From Vernagt Hut

From Vernagt Hut

Page Type: Route

Location: Tyrol, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.88330°N / 10.86670°E

Object Title: From Vernagt Hut

Route Type: Basic Snow/Glacier Climb

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Easy alpine route

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Page By: Huberschwiller

Created/Edited: Oct 31, 2004 / Oct 31, 2004

Object ID: 162696

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To Vernagt Hut (Würzburger Haus) : from Vent, follow the Rofenache (river) along the trail N° 902 (Central Alpine Trail 02) to the first fork at an elevation of 2096 m. From here a supply goes up to the hut.
Turn right onto trail N° 920. This trail takes you past Vernagtegg along the Vernagtbach (stream) up to the hut.

Route Description

From the hut, take the trail going northeast across the Vernagtferner (glacier) to reach the Brochkogel Joch (3423 m) south of Petersenspitze. From the saddle, continue somewhat downhill, past the Hinterer Brochkogel and north of the Mitterkarjoch. When you have reached the basis of the summit, turn to the right and reach the collar. The last hundred meters are often covered by icy snow (campons !).The last 20 m are an easy rock climb (rope for unexperienced summitters)

Essential Gear

Rope, crampons, telescopic sticks


Wildspitze (25 october 2004)Kleiner Vernagtferner