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The most beautiful mountain ascents in Austria

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful mountain ascents in Austria
Inserted: 28.08.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Austria offers countless amazing mountain ascents, you will also find thousands and thousands of mountains here. Let's take a look at the most famous and beautiful mountain ascents you can take in Austria and be inspired by your next trip to Austria.

1.
Ascent to Grossglockner Stüdlgrat

The Big Bell unexpectedly without people

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

We chose a somewhat untraditional variant with a starting night at Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte, which meant a… continue reading

2.
Ascent to the Wildspitze and descent through the Taschachtal

Two-day skiing in the Pitztal

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 770 m / 12 369 ft

Winter ascent to Austria's second highest mountain Wildspitze (3,772 m.) Crossing the Taschachferner Glacier… continue reading

3.
Ascent to Großvenediger Nordgrat

A two-day alpine hike

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 666 m / 12 028 ft

The Großvenediger, or Greater Venetian, lies west of the Großglockner and is considered Austria's fourth… continue reading

4.
Ascent to Großvenediger normal

View of the Hohe Tauern

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 666 m / 12 028 ft

Großvenediger, located in the Hohe Tauern, has a height of 3,666 meters. nm the fourth highest mountain in… continue reading

5.
Ascent to Similaun

Trek to mythical mountain

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

Similaun (3 606 m asl) is one of the most popular and highest mountains in Austria. Moreover, it is not very… continue reading

6.
Ascent to Kreuzspitze

Awesome outlook around Ötztal

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

Kreuzspitze (3455 m asl) belongs among the highest easily accessible austrian hiking peaks (you do not need… continue reading

7.
Ascent to Hohe Geige via Westgrat

Plangeross - Gahwinden - Westgrat - Hohe Geige

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

The ascent from Plangeross to Hohe Geige in one day is quite challenging, but in good weather it can be… continue reading

8.
Ascent to Hohe Geige

To the highest mountain Geigenkammu

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

Hohe Geige (3,395 m above sea level) is one of the most accessible hiking mountains in the Ötztal Alps,… continue reading

9.
Ascent to Mittagskogel

Mittelberg - Mittagskogel and back

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 133 m / 10 279 ft

The Mittagskogel can be reached from Mittelberg relatively easily using the Gletscherexpress tunnel, which… continue reading

10.
Ascent to Sulzkogel

The outlook over Finstertaler Stausee

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 016 m / 9 895 ft

From Kühtai Pass ( 2017 m asl ), which lies on the mountain road that connects the Ötztal valley with… continue reading

11.
Ascent to Hochkönig

Ascent along the classic path to Hochkönig

Rating:
| Altitude: 2 905 m / 9 531 ft

Hochkönig is one of the most beautiful massifs in the northern limestone Alps. The normal classic ascent path… continue reading

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