Ybbstal Alps

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Ybbstal Alps
Kräuterin-Hochstadl.jpg
Kräuterin with Hochstadl (1,919 m)
Highest point
PeakHochstadl
Elevation1,919 m (6,296 ft)
Geography
Ybbstal Alps is located in Austria
Ybbstal Alps
Location of the Ybbstal Alps
CountryAustria
StatesUpper Austria, Lower Austria, Styria
Range coordinates47°41′07″N 15°04′29″E / 47.68528°N 15.07472°E / 47.68528; 15.07472Coordinates: 47°41′07″N 15°04′29″E / 47.68528°N 15.07472°E / 47.68528; 15.07472
Parent rangeNorthern Limestone Alps

The Ybbstal Alps (German: Ybbstaler Alpen) are a mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps and part of the Eastern Alps, located in Austria.

They occupy an area along the borders of the states of Upper Austria, Lower Austria and Styria. The range includes the eastern part of the Eisenwurzen, as well as the Göstling Alps and the Kräuterin in the south.

The Göstling Alps are home to the popular skiing area at Hochkar (1,808 metres). Their highest peak is the Hochstadl, at 1,919 m (6,296 ft) above sea level.

Another popular mountain is the Dürrenstein at 1,878 m.

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