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Eisentalalm

Eisentalalm is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.042m (6,699ft) above the sea level, located in Carinthia, in the Karnten region of southern Austria. It’s the highest point on the Nockalmstrasse.

Krummholzhütte

Krummholzhütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.838m (6,026ft) above the sea level located in Enns valley, in Austria.

Sattele/Silzer Sattel

Sattele/Silzer Sattel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.690m (5,544ft) above the sea level, located in the outer Ötztal valley, in the Imst district of Tyrol, Austria.

Peter-Anich-Hütte

Peter-Anich-Hütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.909m (6,259 ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Expect sections that are as steep as 30%.

Unterer Bockhartsee

Unterer Bockhartsee is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 1.869m (6,131ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian state of Salzburg.

Seebergsattel

The Seeberg Saddle is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.218m (3,996ft) above the sea level, located in the Southern Limestone Alps, on the border between Slovenia and Austria.

Passo Polentin

Passo Polentin is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.538m above the sea level, on the border between Austria and Italy.

Paulitschsattel

Paulitschsattel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.338m (4,390ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Slovenia and Austria.

Feistritzer Alm

Feistritzer Alm is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.718m (5,633 ft) above the sea level, located in the Carnic Alps, on the border of Austria and Italy.

Stubnerkogel

Stubnerkogel is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.232m (7,322ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian state of Salzburg.

Karlsbader Hütte

Karlsbader Hütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 2.262m (7,416ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Roßfeldhöhenringstraße

The Roßfeldpanoramastraße is a toll-Alpine road located in the Alps of Berchtesgaden in the district of Berchtesgaden, Bavaria (Germany).

Zillergrund-Stausee

Zillergrund-Stausee is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 1.850m (6,069ft) above the sea level, located in the Zillertal in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Zirmsee

Lake Zirm is a small lake in a rocky basin, at an elevation of 2.525m (8,284ft) above the sea level, located in Carinthia region, in southern Austria. The average gradient is 10.88% with sections up to 20%.

Gaislachkoglbahn

Gaislachkoglbahn is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.018m (9,901ft) above the sea level, located in the Weisskamm group of the Ötztal Alps, in Austria. The peak was the spectacular shooting location for the James Bond Spectre movie. It’s one of the highest roads in Europe.




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