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Highest point
Elevation 3,277 m (10,751 ft)
Prominence 523 m (1,716 ft)
Isolation 10.1 kilometres (6.3 mi)
Coordinates 47°2′38″N 11°17′23″E / 47.04389°N 11.28972°E / 47.04389; 11.28972
Location Tyrol, Austria
Parent range Stubai Alps
Topo map BEV ÖK50 147
First ascent 1836 by Thurwieser and Krösbacher
Easiest route Scramble

The Habicht is a mountain in the Stubai Alps of Austria. For a long time, the locals believed it to be the highest mountain in Tyrol, due to its prominence above the surrounding mountains. Despite what they thought, the highest peak in the Stubai Alps is Zuckerhütl which is 230 metres higher than Habicht. The name literally means "hawk" in German.


  • Starting point: Innsbrucker Hütte [1] (2369 m)
  • Height gain: 908 m
  • Difficulty level: non-trivial; portions secured by cables (which may be buried in snowy conditions), part of the route from 3100-3200m leads over snow-field [1]
  • Duration: 3 hours ascent, plus or minus depending on weather and experience[2]


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