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Glockner Face

The crossing of Glockner Face is a very long and challenging attempt, which requires good conditions and stable weather! Steep and exposed rock climbing and ice passages are demanding routine in high alpine climbing. Including the summit of Grossglockner over the north west ridge this tour is a very impressive ridgecrossing, definitely one of the...
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Bishop Salm Route – Way Of First Ascent

After the first ascent of Grossglockner in 1800 this route became the standard way to climb the summit. It lead from Heiligenblut through the Leiter valley. Nowadays this route is a real insiders tip! It is not that high frequented than the normal route from Kals and its fantastic landscape is a real pleasure to...
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Stuedl Ridge

The Stuedl Ridge is one of the most famous and popular routes to the summit of Grossglockner. Requirements in technique and fitness are higher than on the normal routes. Starting from the Stuedl Hut at 2800 the Teischnitz Glaciar is crossed up to the Luisen Gap where the 600 meter high Stuedl Ridge starts right...
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Hoffmanns Route

The Hoffmanns Route is the most challenging route of the normal ways to the Grossglockner. Experience in crossing steep glaciers is necessary. In high summer when the Hoffmanns Glacier looses all its snowcover and ice is appearing this route is mostly done by experienced alpinists. As an alternative the beautiful rock climbing on the Meletzki...
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