Edelweißspitze

This is one of the most popular mountainbike excursions of Middle -Europe. The Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße connects Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße ( country of Salzburg ) with Heiligenblut ( country of Carinthia.) Großglockner Hochalpenstraße is a public toll-road. ( Toll not for mountainbikers !)

From the settlement Ferleiten ( 3775 ft) 14 km enduring 12 % to Fuschertörl ( this a gap, height 8036 ft). Hotel. From there 2 km to Edelweißspitze , enduring 14 %. Hotel.

Downhill like uphill. Be early to avoid the touristic car and bus traffic. For downhill warm clothing necessary.

From Edelweißspitze you have a magnificent view to Großglockner.

Map : You need only a normal road-map.

Remark : I did it on 65th birthday.

Elevation (feet): 8,453
Elevation (meters): 2,576
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria
Latitude: 47.118154
Longitude: 12.82937
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Salzburg, Zell am See ( here only sport -planes )
Convenient Center: Zell am See

Thanks to peter lyssy for adding this peak.

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