Großglockner, Austria

Prominence: 2428 m, 7966 ft

Elevation: 3798 meters, 12,461 feet

True Isolation: 175.3 km, 108.93 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)German: Großglockner
Slovenian: Veliki Klek
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 4' 28'' N, 12° 41' 38'' E
47.074547, 12.693781 (Dec Deg)
324916 E 5216029 N, Zone 33 (UTM)
CountryAustria (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceKärnten (Highest Point)
Tirol (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionSpittal An Der Drau (Highest Point)
Lienz (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Großglockner:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #9)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #8)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #4)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #4)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #8)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #8)
     Alpine Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #2)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #27)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #8)
     Austria State High Points (Rank #1)
     Alps Range4 High Points (Rank #9)
     Most Prominent Peaks of Austria States (Rank #1)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #9)
     Ultras of the Alps (Rank #2)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #45)
     Alps Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #2)
     World Country High Points (Rank #47)
     Ultras of Core Europe (Rank #9)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #9)
     Ultras of Europe (Rank #11)
     Austria Alps Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #1)
     Austria Alps Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 192
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 180)

Selected Trip Reports:
     0000 by Stefan Peer
     1985-08-19 by Joseph Hirniak (Unsuccessful)
     1985-08-24 by Joseph Hirniak (Unsuccessful)
     1993-08-05 by Greg Slayden
     2006-07-26 by Norbert Schaefer
     2006-08-27 by Urszula Jelen
     2009-09-19 by István Nagy
     2011-08-31 by Rob Woodall
     2011-09-08 by Ondrej Trocak
     2011-09-11 by Marcin Radwan (GPS Track)
     2012-08-27 by Eric Gilbertson
     2013-07-31 by Rickard Colliander (GPS Track)
     2013-08-08 by Damo Buch
     2013-08-24 by Mark McAllister
     2013-08-30 by Matthias Ihl
     2014-07-24 by Lee Newton
     2014-07-24 by Patrick Huegel (Unsuccessful)
     2015-07-16 by Johan Theunissen (GPS Track)
     2016-07-04 by Tom Milliard
     2016-07-17 by Helwig Hauser (GPS Track)
     2016-08-02 by Lev Babiev (GPS Track)
     2017-08-08 by Caj Svensson (Unsuccessful)
     2017-08-17 by Peter Stone
     2017-08-30 by Péter Hugli
     2019-09-04 by Patrick Toland
     2019-09-24 by Paul Fejtek
     2020-08-28 by Emil Maipo
     2021-06-25 by Maarten Immerzeel
     2021-08-05 by Bill Hughes
     2021-08-19 by Travis Greiman
     2021-08-26 by Justus Cöster (GPS Track)
     2022-08-14 by Min He
     2022-08-26 by James Barlow (GPS Track)

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The Grossglockner's summit is in and out of clouds (1993-08-05).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2428 m/7966 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2428 m/7966 ft
  Line Parent: Piz Palü
  Key Col: Brennerpass    1370 m/4495 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 175.3 km/108.93 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.4783, 10.5683
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gran Zebrù  (WSW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Eastern Alps (Highest Point)
Range4: Hohe Tauern (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDrava
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Hohe Tauern Nationalpark
First Ascent1800
    von Salm,
Route #1 Rock and Glacier Climb
Trailhead: 2280 m/7480 ft
Vertical Gain: 1648 m/5408 ft
Distance (one way): 6.44 km/4 mi
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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The west face of Grossglockner, with the west ridge forming the left skyline and the Kotnitzkees Glacier on the right (2012-08-08). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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3797 m - Grossglockner (2005-08-03). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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yeah!!! (2021-09-18). Photo by JAAN HELLERMANN.
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