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South ridge (normal route)

South ridge (normal route)


Page Type: Route

Location: Tirol, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 47.05440°N / 11.11120°E

Object Title: South ridge (normal route)

Route Type: Glacier climb and scramble

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: UIAA I

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Page By: JoPo

Created/Edited: Jun 3, 2004 / Jun 3, 2004

Object ID: 161130

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From the Amberger hut:
Follow the marked trail to the Schwarzenbergferner. Follow this glacier until the highest north-eastern part. From there towards the ridge and along this ridge to the summit. (4 1/2 h).

From the Franz-Senn-Hütte:
Follow the marked way to the Alpeiner Ferner. Follow the glacier until you reach a point south of the Nördliche Wildspitze. Via the Wildgratscharte (3168 m) to the Scwarzenbergferner and the as descibed above.

Route Description

As above

Essential Gear

For the glacier: Crampons, ice axe and rope. Mind the crevasses! No gear is necessary for the scrambling.

Miscellaneous Info

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