Krottenspitze

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Krottenspitze
Krottenspitze von Kleiner Hoefats.jpg
The Krottenspitze (above the cairn) from the top of the Kleine Höfats
Highest point
Elevation2551m
Prominence83 m ↓ Wind gap to the Öfnerspitze → Öfnerspitze
Isolation0.4 km → Öfnerspitze
Geography
Krottenspitze is located in Alps
Krottenspitze
Krottenspitze
Parent rangeAllgäu Alps, (Hornbach chain)
Geology
Mountain typeDolomite
Climbing
First ascent1854 during survey work

The Krottenspitze is a mountain in the Allgäu Alps. It is 2,551 metres (8,369 ft) high. It is one of the few rocky summits of the main ridge that is visible from Oberstdorf. There are no marked routes to the Krottenspitze. It was first climbed in 1854 for survey work. It is made of Dolomite.

The Krottenspitze (l) and Öfnerspitze (r) from the east flank of the Kratzer

Other reading[change | change source]

  • Das schöne Allgäu. Die Zeitschrift für Brauchtum, Kultur, Heimatpflege, Freizeit und Umwelt, September 1970
  • Thaddäus Steiner: Allgäuer Bergnamen, Lindenberg, Kunstverlag Josef Fink, 2007, ISBN 978-3-89870-389-5
  • Thaddäus Steiner: Die Flurnamen der Gemeinde Oberstdorf im Allgäu, Munich, Selbstverlag des Verbandes für Flurnamenforschung in Bayern, 1972
  • Zettler/Groth: Alpenvereinsführer Allgäuer Alpen. Munich, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother 1984. ISBN 3-7633-1111-4