The Alps is the name for one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretching from Austria and Slovenia in the east, through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany to France in the west. The word "Alps" was taken via French from Latin Alpes (meaning "the Alps"), which may be influenced by the Latin words albus (white) or altus (high), or a Celtic word. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alps"
The Bergisel is a hill (746 m) that lies to the south of Innsbruck, Austria, in the area of Wilten, where the Sill river ( Wipptal) meets the Inn Valley. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bergisel"
The Dreiländerspitze is one of the higher mountains in the Silvretta range. The borders of Switzerland, Vorarlberg ( Austria) and Tyrol ( Austria) cross at the peak, hence its name (Dreiländerspitze literally means peak of three countries). ...more on Wikipedia about "Dreiländerspitze"
The Fluchthorn is the second highest mountain in the Silvretta range, on the border between Austria and Switzerland. It consists of three summits of which the southern summit is the highest. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fluchthorn"
The word "Schlossberg" literally means castle mountain and that's exactly what it is. It is a mountain with a castle on top in the centre of the city Graz, Austria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grazer Schlossberg"
Großer Priel is the highest mountain in the Austrian mountain range of Totes Gebirge. The most common routes of ascent are from the Prielschutzhaus (an alpine hut managed by the Österreichischer Alpenverein) on the south side of the mountain, and from the Welser Hütte on the north side. There are also a number of paths leading from Großer Priel to the rest of the plateau of the Totes Gebirge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Großer Priel"
Großglockner is, at 3798 m above sea level, Austria's highest mountain and the highest mountain in the Alps east of the Brenner Pass. This makes it, after Mont Blanc, the second tallest mountain in the Alps, when measured by relative height. See the list of Alpine peaks by prominence. ...more on Wikipedia about "Großglockner"
Großvenediger is generally considered to be Austria's third highest mountain (although it can be up to sixteenth if every subsidiary summit is counted). It is located in the Hohe Tauern National Park on the border of Salzburg and East Tyrol, and is covered by glaciers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Großvenediger"
Habicht is a mountain in the Stubai Alps of Austria. For a long time, the locals believed it to be the highest mountain in Tyrol, due to its prominence above the surrounding mountains. ...more on Wikipedia about "Habicht"
Hermannskogel, a mountain in Vienna is 542 metres above sea level, it is Vienna's highest point. It forms a port of Vienna's border with Lower Austria. Three kilometres east of Hermannskogel is Kahlenberg and Leopoldsberg. It was here that in 1683 the relief army from Saxony ended the Second Turkish Siege of Vienna. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hermannskogel"
Hochkönig is the name applied to the highest mountain in the Berchtesgadener Alpen (in the Northern Calcareous Alps), and also to the surrounding mountain group as a whole. It lies to the west of Bischofshofen in the Austrian state of Salzburg, 42 km due south of the city of Salzburg. Hochkönig is separated from the rest of the Berchtesgaden Alps, and more specifically from the Steinernes Meer (stone ocean) by the mountain pass Torscharte at 2246 m. The summit itself is at the southern edge of a large limestone plateau, which is largely covered by the glacier known as the "Übergossene Alm" (poured-over meadow). The Matrashaus alpine hut was built at the summit in 1898, and has room for over one hundred mountaineers to sleep. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hochkönig"
Hoher Dachstein is one of the highest mountains in the Northern Limestone Alps. It is situated at the border of Upper Austria and Styria in central Austria, and is the highest point in each of those states. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hoher Dachstein"
The Kitzsteinhorn is a mountain in the main chain of the Alps in the district of Kaprun, Salzburg, Austria. The Kitzsteinhorn is part of the Hohe Tauern range in the eastern Alps and reaches a height of 3203 m above sea level. It was first climbed in 1828 by Johann Entacher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kitzsteinhorn"
The Lisenser Fernerkogel (or Lüsener Fernerkogel) (3298 m) is a mountain in the Stubai Alps. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lisenser Fernerkogel"
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The Lisenser Spitze (3230 m) is a mountain in the Stubai Alps. One may walk up it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lisenser Spitze"
Loser (pronounced [lo:zə] in IPA) is the name of a mountain in the Ausseerland in Austria which has an elevation of 1,838 meters above sea level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Loser (mountain)"
Patscherkofel is a mountain located in western Austria close to Innsbruck. It is close to 2,241 meters tall. ...more on Wikipedia about "Patscherkofel"
The Pfänder with it's unique views of Lake Constance (Bodensee), Germany, Austria, Switzerland and 240 mountain peaks, is the most famous lookout point of the region. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pfänder"
Piz Buin is the highest mountain peak in Vorarlberg and one of the highest in the Silvretta mountain range, the highest being the giant pyramid of Piz Linard (3,410 m, 11,188 ft). ...more on Wikipedia about "Piz Buin"
The Rotgratspitze (3099 m) is a mountain in the Stubai Alps, close to the Lisenser Fernerkogel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rotgratspitze"
The Schneeberg, with its 2076m-high summit Klosterwappen, is the highest mountain of Lower Austria, and the easternmost 2000m-high mountain in the Alps. It is a distinctive limestone massif with steep slopes on three sides. ...more on Wikipedia about "Schneeberg (Alps)"
The Schöpfl (893 m) ist the highest elevation in the Wienerwald (Vienna woods), the most eastern part of the Alps. Geologically it belongs to the Flysch Alps (sandstone rock). ...more on Wikipedia about "Schöpfl"
Serles is an Austrian mountain, between Stubaital and Wipptal in Tyrol, Austria. Its nickname is Altar von Tirol, literally the Altar of Tyrol. ...more on Wikipedia about "Serles"
The Untersberg is a mountain massif in the Alps, between Berchtesgaden, Germany and Salzburg, Austria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Untersberg"
Weißkugel is the second highest mountain in the Ötztal Alps and the third highest mountain in Austria. It lies on the border between Austria and Italy. It features many glaciers. The easiest way to climb it is over the south side of it. It was first climbed in 1850 by J.A. Specht, L. Klotz, and N. Klotz. ...more on Wikipedia about "Weißkugel"
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