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  • Geier - mal ein anderes "Gipfelkreuz"
    / Geier - mal ein anderes "Gipfelkreuz"
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Lizumer Hütte
    Photo: Gerald Aichner, ÖAV Sektion Hall in Tirol
  • / Lizumer Hütte
    Photo: Gerald Aichner, ÖAV Sektion Hall in Tirol
  • / Am Gipfelplateau
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Der Reckner
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Blick Richtung Norden
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Blick Richtung Westen
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Blick in das Schmirntal
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • /
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Blick Richtung Süden
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
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    Photo: Hall-Wattens
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The Geier - a popular destination in the Wattener Lizum - Wattenberg
difficult
3.6 km
2:30 h
820 m
1 m

You won't be on your own.

The tour from the Lizumer hut on the Geier is one of the most popular routes in the Wattener Lizum. That's no surprise as the 2,858-m high mountain is a fantastic spot for skiing technique and for views.The German word Geier means vulture, so at its highest point instead of the usual summit cross, there's a small metal sculpture of the bird of prey.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2826 m
Lowest point
2007 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Exposition / cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Lizumer Hütte

Safety information

Planen Sie Ihre Tour genau und achten Sie auf die jeweilige Lawinensituation!

Tips, hints and links

http://www.hall-wattens.at/de/skitouren.html

http://www.hall-wattens.at/

http://www.wattenberg.tirol.gv.at/system/web/default.aspx

Start

Lizumerhütte - Wattenberg (2007 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.167062, 11.641289
DMS
47°10'01.4"N 11°38'28.6"E
UTM
32T 700173 5227114
w3w 
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Destination

Lizumerhütte - Wattenberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Situated above the tree-line, the tour's starting point, the Lizumer hut at 2,019m, affords a fine view out over the valley and towards the south along what is mostly a pre-tracked route down into the valley floor. Leisurely to start with, the terrain then rises in a south-westerly direction to around 2,650m. There then follows a steeper east-facing slope to the striking summing plateau, from where there is a stunning view, the best part being towards the Tux main ridge.

There are a number of options for the downhill route from the Geier. The classic one runs alongside the uphill trail via some fantastic slopes as far as the Lizumer hut. It is advisable to follow the marked ski descent into the valley. This follows the right-hand side of the valley usually along a narrow track. It is sometimes the case that in the spring the lowest section of the descent is already clear of snow, so it is worth asking the hut manager about the conditions.

 

This tour can be extended from Walchen - in which case there is an elevation gain of 1,450m and climbing time increases by approx. 2 hours.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Es besteht die Möglichkeit Wattens von Innsbruck bzw. Hall i. T. mit der Linie 4125 zu erreichen.

Von dort mit dem Taxi zum Lager Walchen, ab hier selbstständig zur Hütte.

Getting there

Mit dem PKW ist die Anreise am besten über die Inntalautobahn A12  und die Ausfahrt 61-Wattens möglich. 

Parking

Parkplatz Lager Walchen

Coordinates

DD
47.167062, 11.641289
DMS
47°10'01.4"N 11°38'28.6"E
UTM
32T 700173 5227114
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

LVS Ausrüstung!

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  • Largoz – a short ski tour suitable for every winter
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
3.6 km
Duration
2:30h
Ascent
820 m
Descent
1 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available

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