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Ausschau vom Pfänder

Winter hiking · Bodensee-Rheintal
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    Photo: Helmut Tiefenthaler, Bodensee-Vorarlberg Tourismus GmbH
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moderate
Distance 3.5 km
1:45 h
622 m
11 m
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Author
Helmut Tiefenthaler
Update: September 11, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,020 m
Lowest point
408 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Pfänder-Talstation (407 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.505770, 9.752690
DMS
47°30'20.8"N 9°45'09.7"E
UTM
32T 556681 5261645
w3w 
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Destination

Pfänderspitze

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Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.505770, 9.752690
DMS
47°30'20.8"N 9°45'09.7"E
UTM
32T 556681 5261645
w3w 
///juvenile.dialect.minced
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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
moderate
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
622 m
Descent
11 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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