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Mt. Similaun

You need to be fit, when you want to climb the 3,599 m high Mount Similaun.

Considering that the starting point is at 1,700 m above sea level it easy to figure out, how many altimeters are to manage.

When you undertake a high alpine mountain tours nowadays it can happen, that you must never go on the eternal ice. But on the ascent to Mount Similaun this is totally different: only a few hundred meters from the Similaun Refuge begins already the glacier, which accompanies mountaineers to the peak.

Tour description:

Starting point is Vernagt in Schnalstal (Vinschgau). Take path 2 and hike through the lonely valley Tisen to the Similaun Refuge at 3,019 m above sea level. To reach the refuge you need about 3,5 hours. Considering the big difference in altitude, we recommend to undertake the peak-ascent the next day.

The next day you cross a short rock passage. After a few hundred meters you reach already the glacier. But attention, the glacier has many crevasses: rope, climbing irons and pickax are obligatory. For your orientation: at the East- and Westside ascent-traces leads you to the snow- or ice ridge, the last one before the peak. (2 hours from refuge)

The way back is the same as to get there.

Details of the tour:

  • Length: 5,5 – 6 hours ascent, 5 hours descent
  • Altimeters: 1300 to the refuge, 587 m to the peak
  • Level of difficulty: medium difficult

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high-alpine tour - on the Similaun
high-alpine tour - on the Similaun

The high-alpine tour to Mt. Similaun is just recommended to experienced mountaineers with good stamina.

© Tourismusverein Schnalstal - Gruener Thomas
High-alpine tour - on the Similaun
High-alpine tour - on the Similaun

As many meters have to mastered on this challenging tour, a night at Similaun hut at 3,019 m is recommended.

© Tourismusverein Schnalstal - Gruener Thomas
On the way to Mt. Similaun
On the way to Mt. Similaun

For the high-alpine tour, you should bring enough stamina and excellent equipment.

© Tourismusverein Schnalstal - Gruener Thomas
high-alpine tour - on the Similaun
high-alpine tour - on the Similaun

Most of the high-alpine tours lead to the peaks that are higher than 3000 m. The experience and the view are unforgettable.

© Thomas Müller #1313151

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