Hoher Gleiersch

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Hoher Gleiersch belongs to group Karwendel, an undergroup of the Northern Limestone Alps. The greater part of this group is situated in Tirol/ Austria , the smaller part in Bavaria/Germany. Karwendel is probable the mountain-group in the most original condition of all mountain groups of the Eastern Alps. A wide-known saying declares : If you rule Karwendel, you rule all mountains of th world.

Hoher Gleiersch can be reached from Scharnitz by an ascent of 6 h. It is an impressive view point.

Map : German Alpine Club, sheet Karwendel- West, 1 : 25 000( meters).

Elevation (feet): 8,170
Elevation (meters): 2,491
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria
Range/Region: Austrian Alps
Latitude: 47.360339
Longitude: 11.356087
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1859
First successful climber(s): v. Pfaundler and party
Nearest major airport: Innsbruck, Munich
Convenient Center: Scharnitz, Seefeld ( Austria), Mittenwald( Germany)

Thanks to peter lyssy for adding this peak.

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