Austria

The highest mountains of Austria

Beautiful mountains of Austria

Petr Liška
Wrote 1776 articles and follows him / her 133 travelers
The highest mountains of Austria
Inserted: 14.05.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In Austria you will find thousands of mountains and hundreds of three thousand. We will gradually add Austrian, mostly three thousand mountains, to this list. Some of them are also accessible along the hiking trail, some only for climbing. Hopefully it will inspire you to other mountain hikes and ascents.

1.
Grossglockner

Austria's highest mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 798 m / 12 461 ft

Grossglockner (3,798 meters above sea level) is not only the highest mountain in the Hohe Tauern, but also… continue reading

2.
Wildspitze

The highest mountain in Tyrol

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 774 m / 12 382 ft

Wildspitze (3 774 m asl) is the second highest mountain in Austria and the highest in Tyrol. Its… continue reading

3.
Weißkugel

The third highest mountain in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 739 m / 12 267 ft

Massive Weißkugel (3 739 m asl) located on the main Alpine ridge is the third highest mountain in Austria and… continue reading

4.
Hintere Schwärze

The fifth highest mountain in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 628 m / 11 903 ft

Hintere Schwärze (3 624 m asl) is situated on the main Alpine ridge on the border with Italy (the Italian… continue reading

5.
Similaun

Mythical mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 606 m / 11 831 ft

Similaun (3 606 m asl) /sometimes also referred to as 3 599 m asl/ belongs among the highest and most popular… continue reading

6.
Ramolkogel

The link between Vent and Obergurgler

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 549 m / 11 644 ft

The mighty massif of Ramolkogel now consists of four peaks: Großer Ramolkogel (3 549 m asl), Mittlerer… continue reading

7.
Hochwernagtspitze

Mountain surrounded by glaciers

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 535 m / 11 598 ft

Hochwernagtspitze (3,535 m above sea level) is the thirteenth highest mountain in Austria and the ninth in… continue reading

8.
Watzespitze

The highest peak of the Kaunergrat ridge

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 533 m / 11 591 ft

Watzespitze (3,532 m above sea level) is a mountain on the Kaunergrat ridge, which separates the Kaunertal… continue reading

9.
Long-term tip

Neighbor of the mighty Weisskugel

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 528 m / 11 575 ft

Langtauferer Spitze (3,528 m above sea level) is one of the highest mountains in Austria. Thanks to the fact… continue reading

10.
Marzell Spitze

Mountain between two higher neighbors

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 522 m / 11 555 ft

Marzell Spitze (3 522 m asl) belongs among Austria's highest mountains. But it is not very popular, because… continue reading

11.
Mutmalspitze

The forgotten mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 522 m / 11 555 ft

Mutmalspitze (3 522 m asl) looks from a distance, due to the small glacier Mutmalferner, like a die-hard icy… continue reading

12.
Finailspitze

Beautiful pyramid

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 514 m / 11 529 ft

Finailspitze (3 514 m asl) (in Italian Punta di Finale) is a beautiful pyramid on the main Alpine ridge. The… continue reading

13.
Hochfeiler

The highest mountain in Austria for hikers

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 510 m / 11 516 ft

The Hochfeiler (3,510m above sea level), is located on the border between Italy and Austria. It is the… continue reading

14.
Schrankogel

The second highest mountain of the Stubai Alps

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 497 m / 11 473 ft

Schrankogel (3,497 m asl), reaching almost three and a half thousand meters above sea level, is the second… continue reading

15.
Kreuzspitze

High tourist outlook

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 455 m / 11 335 ft

Kreuzspitze (3 455 m asl) belongs among the most popular mountain destinations in Ötztal Alps thanks to its… continue reading

16.
Verpeilspitze

Fortress on the Kaunergrat

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 423 m / 11 230 ft

The Verpeilspitze (3,423 m above sea level) is not as massive and dominant as the side Watzespizte, but it… continue reading

17.
Talleitspitze

Court mountain of Vent

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 406 m / 11 175 ft

Directly above Vent rises mighty three thousand meters high mountain Talleitspitze (3 406 m asl). The hiking… continue reading

18.
Hauslabkogel

Mountain with a small glacier

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 402 m / 11 161 ft

Hauslabkogel mountain (3 402 m asl) is known for its glacier field falling also to the eastern side of this… continue reading

19.
Sennkogel

Abandoned mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 400 m / 11 155 ft

Sennkogel (3 400 m asl) is similarly abandoned as other mountains, to which no hiking trail leads (out of the… continue reading

20.
Hohe Geige

The highest mountain of Geigenkamm ridge

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 395 m / 11 138 ft

Hohe Geige (3,395m asl) is not one of the highest mountains in the Ötztal Alps, but it is also one of the… continue reading

21.
Vorderer Diemkogel

The least visited mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 368 m / 11 050 ft

Vorderer Diemkogel (3 368 m asl) lies on the side three-top ridge leading from the massive and more famous… continue reading

22.
Innere Schwarze Schneid

Ski destination from Sölden

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 367 m / 11 047 ft

Innere Schwarze Schneid (3,367 meters above sea level), this mountain with a breakneck and long name for… continue reading

23.
Seekogel

Canine over Rifflesee

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 357 m / 11 014 ft

Seekogel (3,357 m above sea level) acting as an impressive landmark of Lake Rifflsee is famous for its really… continue reading

24.
Glockturm

Semi-abandoned mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 355 m / 11 007 ft

Glockturm (3,555m asl) is located above the Kaunertal valley and is not one of the most visited mountains in… continue reading

25.
Saykogel

Top with a beautiful view

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 355 m / 11 007 ft

Saykogel (3 355 m asl) is in itself a lackluster summit. But there is a niece view from it. Across it leads… continue reading

26.
Puitkogel

Mountain wall on the Geigenkamm

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 343 m / 10 968 ft

Puitkogel (3,343 m above sea level) is the second highest mountain on the wild Geigenkamm ridge after the… continue reading

27.
Linker Fernerkogel

Mountain above the ice arena

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 277 m / 10 751 ft

Linker Fernerkogel (3,277 m above sea level) is not one of the extra high peaks in the Ötztal Alps. However,… continue reading

28.
Mittagskogel

Fortress above Pitztal

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 159 m / 10 364 ft

The summit of Mittagskogel (3,159 meters above sea level) is an easily accessible 3,000 m high mountain,… continue reading

29.
Marzellkamm

Featureless rock wall

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 147 m / 10 325 ft

Marzellkamm (3 147 m asl) belong among the least significant three thousand meters high mountains in Austria.… continue reading

30.
Hoher Dachstein

The most famous Austrian mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 995 m / 9 826 ft

The Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Dachstein mountain massif and the… continue reading

31.
Zugspitze

Germany's highest mountain

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 962 m / 9 718 ft

Zugspitze (2,962 m asl) is not only the highest mountain in Germany, but also one of the highest peaks of the… continue reading

32.
Hochkönig

The highest peak of the Berchtesgaden Alps

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 941 m / 9 649 ft

Hochkönig (2,941m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Berchtesgaden Alps and only a few meters below… continue reading

Applaud the author of the article!
Share it on:

Have you been there? Contribute a good advice to travelers who want to go to this area or add places to your visited list.

Do you want to go there? There is nothing easier than having to deal with others and go on a trip or get tips on where you want to go.

Activities

Practical information