Hohes Licht

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The Hohes Licht (2651 m) is the second highest peak of the Allgäuer Alpen and is located in Tirol, Austria. The distance to the next cities is 4.5 km to Steeg/Lechtal and 14 km to Oberstdorf/Allgäu. The normal route to the summit leads from the Rappenseehütte (2091 m), across the Große Steinscharte (2262 m) and the finally via west flank of the mountain to the summit.

Elevation (feet): 8,698
Elevation (meters): 2,651
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria
Range/Region: Austrian Alps
Latitude: 47.280976
Longitude: 10.275135
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Memmingen
Convenient Center: Oberstdorf, Steeg

Thanks to Uwe Dengler for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

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  • Log #21649 - by Uwe Dengler on May 03, 2009
    Pre-dawn start at the Rappenseehütte around 5 am. Ascent of a fairly large ice field after the hut - not sure this ice field still exists, if it does do not forget your ice gear. Traverse ice field...