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Via ferrata Erich-Otto

Via ferrata Erich-Otto

Via ferrata Erich-Otto

Page Type: Route

Location: Südtirol / Alto Adige, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.56380°N / 10.62830°E

Object Title: Via ferrata Erich-Otto

Route Type: via ferrata

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: middle

Route Quality: 
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Page By: Tomasz Jazwinski

Created/Edited: Nov 7, 2005 / Nov 7, 2005

Object ID: 167470

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From the town Sulden (Solda) on the marked route nr 5. The way from Sulden to Düsseldorfer Hütte takes two and half hours. You can take also chair lift from Sulden to Kanzel station (2350 m), then the marked route nr 12 to the left, and later on the route nr 5, leading from Sulden.

Route Description

From the Düsseldorfer Hütte continue the marked route nr 5, partially through the snow fields. After about 30 minutes on the right we find a small lake (i Laghetti), on about 2900.
Erich-Otto Klettersteig (via ferrata) leads direct through a stone ridge. That is not typical via ferrata, but many sections are secured with steel cable, there are also some artificial steps and ladders on the way. Befroe summit, on the southwest ridge Erich-Otto ferrata meets the normal route. Later on the ridge to the summit cross with a metal box containing very dick summit book:)

Essential Gear

Standard via ferrata equipment, like climbing harness with ferrata-set, helmet and gloves. Sun- and wind protection reccomended.

Miscellaneous Info

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