Großvenediger - Austria-Forum : AEIOU : english
Grossvenediger Mountain, East Tirol/Salzburg, alt. 3,666 m,
heavily glaciated main peak of the Venediger Mountains in the Hohen
Tauern range, fourth highest mountain in Austria, first conquered in
1841 by A. von Ruthner and companions. Accessible from the east
through the Gschloess valley, from the south through the Virgental
valley, from the north through the Obersulzbachtal, Untersulzbachtal
or Habachtal valleys. Mountain refuges: Neue Prager Huette (alt.
2,782 m), Defregger Haus (2,963 m), Kuersingerhuette
(2,548 m), Thueringer Huette (2,212 m), Badener Huette
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