Noppenspitze

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Noppenspitze
Noppenspitze.jpg
Alpine flowers in front of the Noppenspitze's southwestern flank
Highest point
Elevation2594m
Prominence124 m ↓ Col between the
Sattelkarspitze & Wolekleskarspitze
Isolation1.7 km → Bretterspitze
Coordinates47°19′33″N 10°26′28″E / 47.32583°N 10.44111°E / 47.32583; 10.44111Coordinates: 47°19′33″N 10°26′28″E / 47.32583°N 10.44111°E / 47.32583; 10.44111
Geography
Noppenspitze is located in Austria
Noppenspitze
Noppenspitze
Parent rangeAllgäu Alps, (Hornbach chain)
Geology
Type of rockDolomite
Climbing
First ascent16 August 1890 Anton Spiehler and Johann Schiffer

The Noppenspitze is a rocky mountain in the Allgäu Alps. It is 2,594 metres (8,510 ft) high and made of Dolomite. It is in the central part of the Hornbach chain. The Noppenspitze was first climbed on 16 August 1890 by Antony Spiehler and his guide, Johann Schiffer. The Noppenspitze is not climbed very much. According to the summit book in 2006, it was only being climbed about 5 - 15 times per year.

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Additional Reading[change | change source]

  • Dieter Seibert: Alpenvereinsführer Allgäuer und Ammergauer Alpen, 16th edition, Rother Bergverlag, 2004, ISBN 3-7633-1126-2
  • Die Erschließung der Ostalpen, 1. Band, Die Nördlichen Kalkalpen, Verlag des Deutschen und Österreichischen Alpenvereins, Berlin, 1893