The 50 Finest Mountains in Austria.

This list ranks 50 mountains in Austria according to prominence (primary factor).
The list actually includes all 55 peaks with at least 1000 meter of prominence.

This data has been derived from work by Eberhard Jurgalski, Jonathan de Ferranti and several other contributors.
See this page for more much more comprehensive lists of world wide prominence.

Confirmed or suspected corrections are most welcome by email to: petter@ii.uib.no

Copyright Petter Bjørstad
I appreciate that use of these data is acknowledged including a link to my main mountain page.

Austria has 12 Ultra prominent mountains.
There are 3 peaks shared with neighbor countries among the top 50.
The top 55 peaks on this list contains 51 peaks that are completely inside Austria.

Two stars behind the rank means that I have climbed it (22/50).

RankHeightNamePrimary factorLocationComments
1**3798 Grossglockner2423 N47:04, E012:42Austria HP
2** 3768 Wildspitze2261 N46:53, E010:52Highest peak entirely in Tyrol
3** 2941 Hochkönig2181N47:25, E013:04Hut on the summit
4** 2995 Hoher Dachstein2136 N47:29, E013:36Via Ferrata
5** 2515 Grosser Priel 1703 N47:43, E014:04Unfriendly Jäger
6**2634Birnhorn 1665 N47:28, E012:44 Great hut!
7** 2784 Polinik 1580 N56:54, E013:09 Friendly hut
8**2749Birkkarspitze 1567 N47:25, E011:26 Blizzard
9**2344Ellmauer Halt 1552 N47:34, E012:18 Via Ferrata
10**2369Hochtor 1520 N47:34, E014:38 Not yet
11**2351Grimming 1518 N47:31, E014:01 Morning hike
12**2396Zirbitzkogel1502N47:04, E014:34 First ski in Austria.
** ** 12 Ultra Mountains **** ** **
13**2430Raucheck 1463 N47:30, E013:14
14**2371Reisskofel 1390 N46:41, E013:09
152224Grosser Buchstein 1363 Austria
16**2299Hochiss 1359 Austria
17**2076Klosterwappen 1348 Austria
18**2110Mirnock 1343 Austria
193168Hoher Riffler 1341 Austria
202511Grosses Ochsenhorn 1309 Austria
21**1862Grosser Höllkogel 1294 Austria
222244Grosser Pyhrgas 1290 Austria
232236Latschur 1268 Austria
242370Tschirgant 1263 Austria
252770Grosse Sandspitze 1245 Austria
263036Parseierspitze 1243 Austria
272340Daniel 1233 Austria
282166Dobratsch 1233 Austria
29**2187Ameringkogel 1232 Austria
303476Olperer 1230 Austria
313666Grossvenediger 1199 Austria
322768Hochplattig 1189 Austria
331961Sonntagshorn 1181 N47:41, E012:42Austria/Germany
34**1782Schafberg 1178 Austria
352417Geierhaupt 1172 Austria
362780Hohe Warte 1144 N46:36, E012:53Austria/Italy
372194Guffertspitze 1143 Austria
382862Hochgolling 1124 Austria
392286Stadelhorn 1121 N47:36, E012:48Austria/Germany
401774Hochkogel 1094 Austria
41**2363Geisstein 1089 Austria
422238Köllenspitze 1088 Austria
431975Hoher Sarstein 1084 Austria
441919Hochstadl 1072 Austria
45**2139Hochobir 1071 Austria
462027Gamsfeld 1070 Austria
472558Kreuzjoch 1051 Austria
482277Hochschwab 1045 Austria
492119Spitzegel 1045 Austria
502145Wöllaner Nock 1042 Austria
** ** 50 Finest **** ** **
513507Zuckerhütl 1033 Austria
522237Hochstuhl 1021 N46:26, E014:10Austria/Slovenia
532376Knittelkarspitze 1017 Austria
541773Unterberghorn 1013 Austria
** ** 50 Finest, no border peaks **** ** **
551828Hohe Salve 1010 Austria
** ** 55 peaks with more than 1000m **** ** **
561963Hoher Nock 999 Austria
572656Grosser Krottenkopf 996 Austria
582196Grosse Arnspitze 993 N47:24, E011:13Austria/Germany
592341Thaneller 992 Austria
602007Heukuppe 992 Austria

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