Ellmauer Halt

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Highest peak of the Wilder Kaiser range. Provides a marvelous view of the whole range. Several routes. Easiest from south (Gruttenhuette) exposed, some scrambling (cables). From north (Hinterbaerenbad) long trail over Kleine Halt (2125 m), Gamshalt (2292 m) to the Ellmauer Halt (socalled Kaiserschuetzensteig). The Kopftoerlgrat (Kopftoerl ridge) is a popular moderate technical climb (difficulty UIAA III).

More information: http://www.lrz.de/~Roeckrath/Berge.htm (in German)

Elevation (feet): 7,690
Elevation (meters): 2,344
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria
Range/Region: Kitzbuhel
Latitude: 47.562222
Longitude: 12.303056
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Innsbruck
Convenient Center: Ellmau

Thanks to Luidger Röckrath and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

There are 5 trip reports for Ellmauer Halt.

  • Log #17506 - by Jan Vaartjes on Aug 25, 20033.00 stars
    At 5 o'lock I waked up from some noice. A taxi came into the parking of my appartment. It was my climbingfriend for the summit. But he was as drunk as what.
  • Log #17507 - by Italo Deutsch on Aug 10, 20033.00 stars
    Rauf geht ein sehr schwieriger Klettersteig, doch wenn man im Gipfelplateau rumwandert lohnt sich der qualfolle aufstieg.
  • Log #17508 - by Guido Peterzelka on Feb 19, 20033.00 stars
    Fantastic climb on the south route (easiest of all) with Harry. Beautiful day, sunshine, still warm, no wind. Not too many folks around, but still, the most dangerous moment was when some fellow...
  • Log #17509 - by Ludwig Brandner on Jan 16, 20013.00 stars
    The climb strats at the south face. To reach: Ellmau (Tirol/Austria) to Wochenbrunner Alm. Walk up to Grutten Hütte; from there using the Gamssangersteig under the south face of Ellmauer Halt. Look...
  • Log #17510 - by Luidegr Roeckrath on Sep 01, 19993.00 stars
    Reached summit after climbing the long Kaiserschuetzensteig (5 h from Hinterbaerenbad).