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Ascent of Geißstein on 2019-08-08

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Geißstein
    Location:Austria
    Elevation:7753 ft / 2363 m

Ascent Trip Report

2h30 circuit from Bürglhütte, some cabling once past cross, to protect exposed sections of ridge and initial descent. West summit looked higher to me by maybe 2m, didn't have hand level to confirm. Reached by short easy scramble from main trail.

Bürglhütte is customer parking, so be prepared to eat/drink while there. I parked 1km down road as an excavator was trimming the unpaved road and only allowing vehicles down, not up, late PM

Lovely late pm circuit of both tops, after a morning ascent of Polinik. Good choice as higher peaks in cloud.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2049 ft / 624 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2049 ft / 624 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Start Trailhead:5704 ft / 1738 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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