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Cross-country skiing circular trail Scharspitze (L5)

Cross-country skiing · Altenberg · Open
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  • Langläufer - Skifahrer im Kahleberggebiet
    / Langläufer - Skifahrer im Kahleberggebiet
    Photo: Andreas Franke, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Winterwandern im Gebiet Scharspitze
    Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Skifahren auf der Loipe Winter
    Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Loipenschild Scharspitze L5
    Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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The L5 is a circular trail around two of the well-known peaks, the  Scharspitze and the Biwakkuppe. This tour is medium difficult. 
Open
Classic
moderate
Distance 5.7 km
1:25 h
107 m
98 m
824 m
727 m

Author’s recommendation

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Update: January 18, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
824 m
Lowest point
727 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Zentraler Loipenparkplatz Zinnwald (822 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.745940, 13.756996
DMS
50°44'45.4"N 13°45'25.2"E
UTM
33U 412304 5622309
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Destination

Zentraler Loipenparkplatz Zinnwald

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.745940, 13.756996
DMS
50°44'45.4"N 13°45'25.2"E
UTM
33U 412304 5622309
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

 

 

Author’s map recommendations

Wintersportkarte Altenberg 1 : 30.000
Wintersportkarte Osterzgebirge 1 : 33.000

 

Erhältlich in der Tourist-Information Altenberg und im Informationsbüro im Bahnhof / Bürgerhaus Kipsdorf.

 

 

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • 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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Status
Open
cross-country skiing technique
Classic
Date last groomed
08:00, 01/18
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.7 km
Duration
1:25 h
Ascent
107 m
Descent
98 m
Highest point
824 m
Lowest point
727 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Circular route Insider tip

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