Hochtannberg Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Hochtannberg Pass, 6888, Austria
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About Hochtannberg Pass
A majestic mountain pass in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Vorarlberg. It connects Warth in the Lech Valley to the east with the valley of the Bregenzer Ach near Schoppernau to the west. It is traversed by the Bregenzerwaldstraße. It connects the Allgäu Alps to the headwaters of the Lech.
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A picturesque lake located within the "Lechtaler" Alps in Vorarlberg. With a surface of ~ 5 ha it is a smaller lake in the province. The water possesses excellent drinking water quality and gives a protected living space to fishes and rare plants. The lake can only be reached on foot; estimated walking time 45 minutes.
Großer Widderstein is the highest and most dominating mountain of Klein Walsertal and located at the southern end of the valley. The mountain is formed out of dolomite rock and has a massive appearance from any side. It is the highest peak in the subgroup of the Southeastern Walsertal Mountains. There are several climbing routes on the faces of the Widderstein.
The Karhorn is a 2416 m above sea level. A. high mountain in the Lechquellen Mountains . It is the main summit of the Karhorn group named after him. It is located southwest of Warth between the Auenfelder Horn in the northwest and the Warther Horn in the northeast. The Karhorn can be climbed from the Auenfelder Sattel on a marked trail over the Südsporn with alpine difficulty UIAA I
A majestic high mountain in the Allgäu Alps on the German - Austrian border. An iconic location with lots of natural specialities. The summit can be climbed from the east from the Mindelheimer Hütte via the south ridge on the marked path. The saddle under the south ridge can also be reached from the north, from Bödmen through the Gemstelbachtal .
The Skyspace Lech is a walk-in art installation by James Turrell. THis is an enclosed space which is open to the sky through a large hole in the ceiling or dome. It usually is large enough for about 15 people. It was created by light artist James Turrell blends discreetly into the high-alpine landscape of the Arlberg mountains in western Austria
The Braunarlspitze is the highest peak in the northern half of the Lechquellen Mountains and is therefore particularly noticeable from the Bregenzerwald . It is the culmination point of a ridge several kilometers long from the Butzensattel in the east to the west. The Mellau mountain guide Mathias Wüstner made the first ascent in 1877 over the north ridge.
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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz. It is the richest and most well-to-do province of Austria outside Vienna. For its size, it offers a lot of diverse landscapes including everything Tyrol has to offer with the exception of a large city.