Hochschwab

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The Hochschwab (or Hochschwabgruppe) is a mountain range in the Northern Limestone Alps of Austria. The range is in Steiermark. The highest peak is also called Hochschwab and is 2,277 metres above the Adriatic.

Coordinates: 47°36′N 15°05′E / 47.600°N 15.083°E / 47.600; 15.083

Mountain Huts in the Hochschwab Range[edit]

  • Voisthaler Hütte (ÖAV, 1,654 m) - at the foot of the Edelspitzen
  • Sonnschienhütte (ÖAV, 1,523 m)
  • Leobner Hütte (ÖAV, 1,582 m) - to the Southwest of the mountain range, reachable from the Präbichl pass. Currently closed.
  • Schiestlhaus (ÖTK, 2,154 m) - northeast of the Hochschwab peak
  • Fölzalm (1,484 m)
  • Häuslalm (1,526 m)
  • Gsollalm (1,201 m)
  • Pfaffingalm (1,550 m)

Significant Peaks of the Hochschwab Range[edit]

  • Hochschwab (2,277 m)
  • Ringkamp (2,153 m)
  • Ebenstein (2,123 m)
  • Trenchtling (Hochturm) (2,081 m)
  • Großer Griesstein (2,023 m)
  • Beilstein (2,012 m)
  • Hohe Weichsel (Aflenzer Staritzen) (2,006 m)
  • Brandstein (2,003 m)
  • Riegerin (1,939 m)
  • Pfaffenstein (1,871 m)
  • Meßnerin (1,835 m)
  • Hochblaser (1,771 m)
  • Pribitz (1,579 m)