Zugspitze, Germany/Austria

Prominence: 1746 m, 5728 ft

Elevation: 2962 meters, 9718 feet

Approx. Isolation: 42.82 km, 26.61 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 25' 16'' N; 10° 59' 4'' E
47.421183, 10.984472 (Dec Deg)
649678E 5253879N Zone 32 (UTM)
CountryGermany (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceBavaria (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionReutte
Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Zugspitze:
     World Country High Points (Rank #72)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #9)
     Germany State High Points (Rank #1)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #6)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #51)
     Alps Range4 High Points (Rank #21)
     Germany Alps Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #1)
     Alpine Peaks with 1000 meters of Prominence (Rank #21)
     Alps Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #21)
     Austria Alps Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #5)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #12)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #6)
     Germany Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #1)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #8)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #10)
     Germany Alps Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #1)
     Austria Alps Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #5)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #43)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #22)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1980-04-27 by David J. Rhude
     1993-08-07 by Greg Slayden
     2000-09-15 by Norbert Schaefer
     2008-09-04 by Rob Woodall
     2009-06-13 by Damo Buch
     2009-06-26 by Rickard Colliander
     2010-06-26 by Andrew Rankine
     2010-06-26 by Andrew Rankine (Unsuccessful)
     2010-08-11 by Eric Gilbertson
     2011-01-16 by Mark Moreno (Unsuccessful)
     2011-06-28 by Brian Friedrich
     2011-07-26 by Graziano Coppa
     2012-04-12 by Adam Walker
     2012-05-28 by Lee Newton
     2012-09-29 by Yoshitaka Tanimura
     2013-07-15 by Patrick Huegel
     2013-07-16 by Nick Goumas
     2013-08-26 by Matthias Ihl
     2014-11-09 by Alex Houpt

View ascents of peak by registered members (104 total)

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In 1993 the summit area of the Zugspitze was a mess of construction (1993-08-07).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1746 m/5728 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1746 m/5728 ft
  Key Col: West of Fernpass    1216 m/3990 ft
Isolation42.82 km/26.61 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Schrankogel  (SSE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Northern Alps
Range4: Bavarian Alps (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDanube
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Route #1 Railroad
Route #2 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 1228 m/4029 ft
Vertical Gain: 1734 m/5689 ft
Distance (one way): 5.07 km/3.15 mi
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Zugspitze from the west (2012-08-11). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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