Zuckerhütl

Pictured By – pja2 The Zuckerhütl is a mountain in Tyrol, Austria at a height of 3505 metres. It  is the highest peak of the Stubai Alps and lies at the southern end of the Stubaital Valley. It derives its name, the German for sugarloaf, from its conical shape. In nearby Italy it is known…

Zugspitze

Pictured By – Octagon The Zugspitze, at 2,962 meters  above sea level, is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains as well as the highest mountain in Germany. It lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and the Austria–Germany border runs over its western summit. It is also home three glaciers and Germany’s highest ski…

Wildspitze

Pictured By – Whgler Wildspitze at 3768 meters is the highest mountain in the Ötztal Alps and in North Tyrol, as well as the second highest mountain in Austria after the Großglockner and in terms of prominence is the fourth summit of the Alps and the fifteenth of Europe. Reaching the summit is an amazing…

Trollveggen

Pictured By – Ximonic Trollveggen is Europe´s highest vertical and overhanging rock face (1.000 meters). It is 5.950 feet from the valley to the top of the wall, of which 3.300 feet are vertical. This is the cradle of mountain climbing sports in Scandinavia. Trollveggen is a landmark when you drive down Romsdalen by car.…

Tschirgant

Pictured By – Josef Saurwein The Tschirgant is 2370 meters high and situated near Imst in Tyrol, Austria. The summit lies on the boarder of the municipalities of Karrosten amd karres. The mountain derives its name from its shovel shaped summit. Under the mountain runs the 5100 meter long Roppener tunnel of the Inntalautobahn. Summit…

Watzmann

Pictured By – Nachtgiger The Watzmann at 2713 meters is a mountain in the Bavarian Alps south of the village of Berchtesgaden. It is the third highest in Germany, and the highest located entirely on German territory. Three main peaks array on a North to South  axis along a ridge on the mountain’s taller western…

Wetterwandeck

Pictured By – Herbert Rieger The Wetterwandeck is a summit at 2,698 meters high, in the Wetterstein mountains on the Austro-German border. It is located south of Germany’s highest peak, the Zugspitze, above the Southern Schneeferner in the ridge which borders the Zugspitzplatt to the south. Being part of the popular Zugspitze ski resort there…

Wilder Kaiser

Pictured By – Xell The Wilder Kaiser is 2344 meters high and forms part of the  “Kaisergebirge” (Emperor mountains) commonly referred to as the Kaiser Mountains which form a range in the northern Limestone Alps and eastern Alps. It consists of two mountain ridges, the Zahmer Kaiser (Gentle or tame Emperor ) to the North…

Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Pictured By – Walwegs At a height of 2999 meters The Tre Cime di Lavaredo, also called the Drei Zinnen, are three distinctive battlement-like peaks, in the Sexten Dolomites of northeastern Italy. They are probably one of the best-known mountain groups in the Alps and probably the Dolomites  most iconic of all hikes. Three massive…