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West range of the Köllengrat

· 3 reviews · Mountain Hike · Tannheim Valley
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  • Während des Aufstiegs wartet bereits eine atemberaubende Aussicht.
    Während des Aufstiegs wartet bereits eine atemberaubende Aussicht.
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
m 2500 2000 1500 1000 8 6 4 2 km Köllenspitze (2238 m) Gimpelhaus
Distance 9.2 km
6:00 h
1,222 m
1,222 m
2,239 m
1,149 m
Mountain tour via the west ridge to the Köllenspitze, the highest peak of the Tannheimer Group

The tour takes us via the Gimpelhaus and the Nesselwängler Scharte up to the Köllenspitze, at 2238 m the highest peak in the Tannheimer Berge. The first part of the tour leads through the forest up to the Gimpelhaus. After that the path becomes much more demanding, from the Nesselwängler Scharte onwards the climbing route on the west ridge begins, which mostly leads over rough rock. A rope-free ascent is only recommended for experienced climbers, as the route reaches grade III in places. At the summit, a view awaits us that stretches across the Alpine foothills with the Forggensee and the Alpsee to the mighty peaks of the Zugspitze and the Hochvogel.


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Profile picture of Hartmut Wimmer Author Hartmut Wimmer 
True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here:

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Jonas K. 
July 09, 2020 · Community
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Christian Reiser 
October 05, 2016 · Outdooractive Editors
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When did you do this route? August 13, 2016
Der erste Grataufschwung wartet gleich mit einer Stelle im III.Grad auf (Einstieg bei Bohrhaken). Diese ausgesetzte Stelle lässt sich jedoch auch in der leichteren Rinne bei einer Gedenktafel umgehen.
Photo: Christian Reiser, Outdooractive Editors
Obwohl es sich um einen Westgrat handelt, zeigt sich die Sonne bereits relativ früh am Grat.
Photo: Christian Reiser, Outdooractive Editors
Fantastische Tiefblicke hinab in das Tannheimer Tal mit dem türkis schimmernden Haldensee.
Photo: Christian Reiser, Outdooractive Editors
Äußerst luftiger Klemmblock.
Photo: Christian Reiser, Outdooractive Editors
Die Gehpassagen erlauben ein Verschnaufen und ermöglichen entspannte Fernblicke.
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Eine der wenigen Abkletterstellen.
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