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Kitzbuhel

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHochkönig (2941 m/9649 ft)
CountriesAustria (51%), Germany (49%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBavaria (49%), Tirol (26%), Salzburg (25%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,365 sq km / 2,844 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent120 km / 74 mi North-South
104 km / 65 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 44' N; 12° 32' E
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Map of Kitzbuhel
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Kitzbuhel.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4



Major Peaks of the Kitzbuhel

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Hochkönig29419649 
2.Watzmann27138901 
3.Birnhorn26348642 
4.Hochkalter26078553 
5.Grosser Hundstod25938507 
6.Torsäule25888491 
7.Kreuzjoch25588392 
8.Hocheisspitze25238278 
9.Hoher Göll25228274 
10.Grosses Ochsenhorn25118238 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Kitzbuhel

Hochkönig
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Matrashaus alpine hut on top of Hochkönig (2014-08-30). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Watzmann
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Highest point of Watzmann, called Mittelspitze, viewed from the north. (2014-08-29). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Birnhorn
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Birnhorn from Geisstein (2018-08-12). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Kröndlhorn
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Kröndlhorn seen from Tristkopf (2018-02-06). Photo by Flo Z.
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Geissstein
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View to Hohe Tauern (2007-07-14). Photo by Nico Langerak.
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Stadelhorn
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Summit cross and border marker proving Stadelhorn's dual citizenship (German/Austrian) (2018-09-13). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Hundstein
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Hundstein from Schmittenhoehe across the valley with Zell am See (2018-08-11). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Vorderer Kesselschneid
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Summit cairn on Vordere Kesselschneid, at 2001m highest point of Zahmer Kaiser. The peak in the centre, equipped with a large cross, is the much more frequented Pyramidenspitze, notoriously mistaken as the apex of the range despite being four meters lower (2017-10-15). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Sonntagshorn
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The two highest peaks of the Chiemgau Alps (left to right): Vorderlahnerkopf 1909m and Sonntagshorn 1961m as seen from Tyrolean Peitingköpfl 1720m. The border between Germany and Austria follows the ridge line (2013-12-22). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Kehlstein
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Hitler's "Eagles Nest" on Kehlstein, just below the true summit (2011-07). Photo by Steve Blanchette.
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