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Saykogel (alt. Seikogel)
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Saykogel (alt. Seikogel)

 
Saykogel (alt. Seikogel)

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Tyrol, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.79790°N / 10.85170°E

Object Title: Saykogel (alt. Seikogel)

Elevation: 11023 ft / 3360 m

 

Page By: aki

Created/Edited: Aug 25, 2003 / May 23, 2007

Object ID: 151792

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Overview

The Saykogel itself is an unimpressive peak in the Ötztaler Alps, framed by the Hauslabkogel and the Kreuzspitze and opposite to the Marzellenkamm. Looking from the Martin-Busch Hütte south-east towards the towering Similaun, the Saykogel ducks in front of the Hauslabkogel and the Sayferner.
However, the ascension to the peak from the east is a nice panoramic ridge walk amidst the Hochjochferner in the south and the Kreuzferner in the north offering a superb view of the Fineilspitze.


Getting there

Suitable starting points are the Hochjoch-Hospiz (eastern ascension) or the Martin-Busch Hütte (western ascension).

Routes

1. Eastern Ridge:

  • from the Hochjoch-Hospiz 3-4 hours; enjoyable walk

2. Western Ridge:
  • from the Martin-Busch Hütte 2-3 hours; enjoyable walk

3. Northern Ridge:

The traversal of the Saykogel is highly recommended.

Map

No. 30/2 DAV-Alpenvereinskarte "Ötztaler Alpen - Weißkugel" (1:25000)
Get it here.

Literature

Walter Klier, Ötztaler Alpen, Alpenvereinsführer, 13th ed., 2002
Get it here.

Huts

1. Martin-Busch Hütte
More Information here.
2. Hochjoch-Hospiz
More Information here.

Images