Hochtor

Elevation (feet): 7,772
Elevation (meters): 2,369
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria
Latitude: 47.561667
Longitude: 14.632778
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Graz
Convenient Center: Admont

Thanks to Wolfgang Untersweg and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

The major peak in the National Park Gesäuse. A lot of possibilities to reach the summit, from an easy climb on the east side to really difficult climbs on the north side.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Hochtor.

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  • Log #21828 - by peter lyssy on Nov 23, 2009
    We went up from settlement Gstatterboden to hut Haindlkarhütte ( Austrian Alpine Club ) Then we climbed on Peternpfad ( Black Peter was a famous poacher ) to Hochtor. Before reaching the summit,...
  • Log #21827 - by peter lyssy on Nov 23, 2009
    We went up from settlement gstatterboden to hut Haindlkarhütte ( Austrian Alpine Club ) Then we climbed on Peternpfad ( Black Peter was a famous poacher ) to Hochtor. Before reaching the summit,...
  • Log #17758 - by Petr Cimpa on July 01, 2003
    Easy. Set for ferrata is not necessary.