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Coordinates: 47°17′50″N 10°17′37″E / 47.29722°N 10.29361°E / 47.29722; 10.29361
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The Hochfrottspitze from the ascent to the Mädelegabel
Highest point
Prominence203 m ↓ Socktalscharte → Hohes Licht
Isolation2.3 km → Hohes Licht
Coordinates47°17′50″N 10°17′37″E / 47.29722°N 10.29361°E / 47.29722; 10.29361
Hochfrottspitze is located in Germany
on the border of Bavaria, Germany and Tyrol, Austria
Parent rangeCentral Ridge, Allgäu Alps
Mountain typeDolomite
First ascent1869 by Hermann von Barth

The Hochfrottspitze is a mountain near Oberstdorf, Germany.[1] It is the highest German mountain in the Allgäu Alps at 2,649 metres (8,691 ft) high. The border with Austria is on its ridge.

With the Trettachspitze and Mädelegabel, the Hochfrottspitze forms a well known trio of peaks on the main ridge of the Allgäu Alps. It was first climbed in 1869 by Hermann von Barth. The route to the top is difficult to climb.[2] The mountain is made of dolomite.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mountain Cabins: Hochfrottspitze".[permanent dead link]
  2. "Peakware: Hochfrottspitze Overview". Archived from the original on 2018-02-17.