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Winter hike to Komáří vížka.

Winter hiking · Altenberg · Open
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m 800 700 600 4 3 2 1 km Berghotel Mückentürmchen
An easy hike to the very popular Komáří vížka. In clear weather you can enjoy a beautiful view.

 

Open
easy
Distance 4.7 km
1:20 h
180 m
2 m
806 m
626 m

Author’s recommendation

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Tourist-Information Altenberg
Update: January 21, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
806 m
Lowest point
626 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berghotel Mückentürmchen

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Ortsteil Müglitz (625 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.745206, 13.861516
DMS
50°44'42.7"N 13°51'41.5"E
UTM
33U 419677 5622109
w3w 
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Destination

Ortsteil Müglitz

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
50.745206, 13.861516
DMS
50°44'42.7"N 13°51'41.5"E
UTM
33U 419677 5622109
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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 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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.7 km
Duration
1:20 h
Ascent
180 m
Descent
2 m
Highest point
806 m
Lowest point
626 m
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