Wildspitze

Photo of Wildspitze

Photo by Luidger Roeckrath, uploaded by Luidegr Roeckrath

Details

Elevation (feet): 12,375
Elevation (meters): 3,772
Continent: Europe
Country: Austria/Italy
Range/Region: Otztal Alps
Latitude: 46.8833
Longitude: 10.8833
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1861
First successful climber(s): L. Klotz
Nearest major airport: Innsbruck, Austria
Convenient Center: Vent, Austria

Description

Wildspitze is the highest peak in the Otztal Alps, and the second highest peak in Austria. It is heavily glaciated, but is a straightforward climb by the normal route. The North Face is 55 degrees and is popular among ice climbers.