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Ascent of Kasberg on 2019-08-16

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Friday, August 16, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kasberg
    Location:Austria
    Elevation:5732 ft / 1747 m

Ascent Trip Report

2h30 up, 2h down, on trail, YDS2+ From N, toll road to Hochberghaus, €10 or spend at least €15, as we did on the sunny terrace on way down. 

Unpaved road to Sepp Huber Hütte (or marked trail a little rougher, we used it on ascent). Trail from higher hut, cables in 3 places, not particularly exposed but limestone very slippery when wet as it was from this morning's rain. Peak has many sink holes and large expanses of dwarf pine, more interesting than expected from map, good views with cloud clearing although tomorrow's target Grosser Priel still in cloud. 

Outcrop a few metres S of cross is highpoint, 47.80163° N, 13.99824° E, slender hole-marked trig block adjacent. Summit 300m to NNE about same height, a few boulders 15m into dense dwarf pine, 47.80382° N, 13.99967° E, visited on way down.

Farewell to Lee after another excellent week's bagging, Adrian and I will hopefully get up Priel and Grimming before heading back to UK
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1995 ft / 608 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1995 ft / 608 m
    Distance:8.2 mi / 13.2 km
    Start Trailhead:3737 ft / 1139 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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