Karwendel mountains in Austria

Updated: May 15, 2020 | By | More
Karwendel mountains in Austria

The Karwendel is the largest range of the Northern Limestone Alps. Four chains stretch from the west to the east; in addition, there are a number of fringe ranges and an extensive promontory in the north.

The term Karwendel describes the part of the Calcereous Alps of Tirol and Bavaria, lies between the Seefeld saddle, the Isar valley, the Achensee and the Inn valley. It is a region of massive rock walls and high corries. The highest peak is the Birkkarspitze (2,749m). Many of the peaks can be climbed fairly easily on good paths, but some have stretches graded as difficult and very difficult.

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