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