Fellhorn

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Fellhorn
Kanzelwand und Fellhorn 7.JPG
The Fellhorn in summer
Highest point
Elevation 2,038 m (6,686 ft)
Prominence 230 metres (750 ft)
Coordinates 47°21′02″N 10°13′03″E / 47.35056°N 10.21750°E / 47.35056; 10.21750Coordinates: 47°21′02″N 10°13′03″E / 47.35056°N 10.21750°E / 47.35056; 10.21750
Geography
Fellhorn is located in Alps
Fellhorn
Fellhorn
Location in the Alps
Location Germany / Austria
Parent range Allgäu Alps
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

The Fellhorn (2,038 metres (6,686 ft)) is a mountain in the Allgäu Alps near Oberstdorf, Germany, on the border with Austria. It is known for its fields of alpenroses (Rhododendron ferrugineum). According to Austrian sources the mountain is 2,039 m (AA).[1]

Access[edit]

In 1972, a gondola lift, the Fellhorn Lift, was built that runs up the mountain from the Stillach valley. Its top station is at 1,967 metres. There is also a lift connection to the Kanzelwandbahn. The cross-border Fellhorn/Kanzelwand Ski Region has 24 kilometres of piste and 14 lifts.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen Austria: Austrian Map online (Austrian 1:50,000 map series). Retrieved 19 January 2011.
  2. ^ Skigebiet Fellhorn/Kanzelwand, retrieved 5 April 2012

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