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Turbach – Steinmandli (1950 M.a.s.l)

Ski Touring · Saanen
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Ski tour with scenic views from the valley of Turbach up to the Steinmadli. The ski tour leads over alpine meadows up to the pre-summit of the Giferspitz.

(Respect Designated wildlife areas!)

moderate
Distance 2.2 km
1:22 h
634 m
0 m
1,949 m
1,315 m
On the south side of the Turbach valley from the point “Mürni” the route heads along the road in a south-westerly direction. From the first intersection of the road, the ski tour continuous in a south west direction trough a forest aisle. It continues uphill over a wide ridge up to the Steinmandli (stone tower) at about 1950 m. The descend takes you back along the uphill track to the Turbach valley.

 

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Destination Gstaad
Update: December 08, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,949 m
Lowest point
1,315 m
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Cardinal direction
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Safety information

  • Plan every mountain tour carefully and adapt to participants’ fitness level as well as the weather and season.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential, along with adequate supplies of food and water. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Inform others of planned route, and whenever possible avoid going alone.
  • It is forbidden to walk on the ski pistes.
  • Please be considerate to other walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.

Start

Turbach (1313 M.a.s.l) (1,315 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'591'152E 1'146'922N
DD
46.473563, 7.323437
DMS
46°28'24.8"N 7°19'24.4"E
UTM
32T 371292 5148031
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Destination

Steinmandli (1950 M.a.s.l)

Turn-by-turn directions

Turbach – Bachegg – Steinmandli

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Scheidbach, Mürni (Bus)

Parking

Parking Steinmandli (Scheidbachstrasse)

No parking spaces are available at Berzgummstrasse. Please observe the driving ban.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'591'152E 1'146'922N
DD
46.473563, 7.323437
DMS
46°28'24.8"N 7°19'24.4"E
UTM
32T 371292 5148031
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Berner Oberland: Zwischen Gstaad und Meiringen. 50 Skitouren. (Rother Skitourenführer)

ISBN: 978-3-763-35922-6

Author’s map recommendations

Wildstrubel 1:50'000

ISBN-Nummer: 978-3-302-20263-1

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Equipment

We recommend
  • Ski touring equipment: touring ski-boots, touring skis with touring bindings, ski poles, skins, ski crampons
  • Climbing harness
  • Avalanche transeiver
  • Backpack, shovel, probe
  • Warm weatherproof clothing
  • Warm gloves and warm hat
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Warm drinks
  • Snack (high energy foods such as chocolate, dried fruit etc.)

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.2 km
Duration
1:22 h
Ascent
634 m
Highest point
1,949 m
Lowest point
1,315 m
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1600 m 1800 m
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