Grossglockner Climber's Log

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codelancer - Sep 26, 2007 10:26 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2007

from Salmhutte

Start from Salmhutte at 7:30.
Reached 3770 m (Kleinglockner) with my friend. Turned back because we dont have rope :)


brade - Aug 18, 2007 2:42 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2009

Three times: Normal (2009), Normal-Solo (2008), Stuedlgrat (2007)  Sucess!

Pallavicinirinne- 11-13 June 2009 (unsuccesfull attempt)
Jck (Jacek) and me descended from Glockner Bivak after spending 2 stormy nights. success this time.

Normal- 26 May 2009,
climbed with Natalia and Ivona after a night in EJH winterroom. Snow conditions good only before sunrise. Descent by rappels along the same route.

Normal- 26 August 2008, Solo
- climbed solo from Luckner Parking in 5hours to the summit.

Groggerrinne- 4 May 2008 (unsuccesfull attempt)
Jck (Jacek) and me tried the route, but had to get back because of really nasty snow conditions. We reached about 3300 m.

Stuedlgrat- 15 August 2007
Climbed with Jck (Jacek) who was leading all the way up. Snow conditions on rout were almost perfect. Stuedl Ridge was on my wish list for a long time. This classic route is beautiful but overcrowded. We had company of 50(!!!) other people and guides during our climb. Recomend this route as one of my best ever - it was pleasure.

Jck - Dziekuje za uratowanie zycia.
Jck - Thank you for saving my ass.


David_Holland - Aug 4, 2007 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2007

Studleridge  Sucess!

Climb the stuedleridge, great climb!!

Dries Desmet

Dries Desmet - Jul 24, 2007 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2007

Grossglockner Normal route  Sucess!

Very nice and impressive route. The Grossglockner is a beautiful mountain, everyone has to climb the Glockner once in his lifetime!!! It was also very nice weather and the conditions were very good.


mvs - Jul 16, 2007 4:03 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

Route climbed: Stuedlgrat  Sucess!

We left the car at 6:30 am, and were at the Steudlhuette at 8 am for a nice breakfast. On the summit at 2:00, and back at the car at 8:30 pm. Really fun climb and beautiful weather. The only gripe was that I had an altitude headache and a bit of nausea until we got down a ways.


marlenka - Feb 21, 2007 4:26 pm Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2007

Almost Erzherzog-Johann Hütte

I want to try it again soon when the wind and cold won't get me turned back.


julesblaidd - Feb 12, 2007 7:47 pm Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2007

Grossglockner vs me: 2:0

Because of heavy wind we have to turn back from Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte. I hope I can climb this mountain in this life. :-)

Mile Bosnjakovski

Mile Bosnjakovski - Oct 27, 2006 7:48 am Date Climbed: Oct 23, 2006

Klein-Glockner 3770m

CLimbing on a beutifull day until some time than conditions becomes prety bad near the main peak, so it is going to stay for a better times. However me and my friend Zoran (guide) climb Klein-Glockner.


Lubos - Aug 16, 2006 2:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 1986

Erzherzog Johann Hutte  Sucess!

I climbed this route via Erzherzög Johann Hütte in 1986. It is a great glacier travel route but must be very crowded these days. Accessible for almost everybody with some mountaineering experience. Solo climb.


edderkoppen - Jul 21, 2006 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

cool  Sucess!

Climbed via the normal route on a guided trip. We moved FAST past the roped parties. "Don´t sleep on the mountain" our guide told other climbers as they struggled up. Being short roped our party moved faster, although it didn´t feel 100% safe. But it was cool. After this I would not have a problem going up solo on a good weather day.

Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey - Jul 19, 2006 2:38 pm

route: normal  Sucess!

Beautiful easy route on a beautiful mountain. Shame about the crowds, but with a route this good on such a major peak what would you expect? Get up early - we had the summit to ourselves for ages before the next groups arrived.

Joerg Marretsch

Joerg Marretsch - Jun 26, 2006 10:07 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2006

Normal Route  Sucess!

Good climb, good snow conditions. Unfortunately no view to the surrounding (summit in clouds and sometimes strong wind). Only a few persons at Normal Route.

Ski Mountaineer

Ski Mountaineer - May 30, 2006 3:42 pm


Climbed Mayerlrampe from Franz-Josefs-Höhe, had to descend via Bergler-Rinne.

tuan walter

tuan walter - May 1, 2006 10:23 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2006

Grossglockner In One Day  Sucess!

Route climbed: standard ski route, i.e. from the car park near Lucknerhaus (1,918 m) via Lucknerhuette (2,241 m) and Koednitzkees to the Glocknerleitl (6 hours) + standard route to the summit, i.e. via Glocknerleitl, Kleinglockner, and Obere Glocknerscharte
Great ski tour and climb with Wolfgang! We did it all in one day: 3 hours drive from Schwaz - 6 hours ascent to the Glocknerleitl, where we left the skis - half an hour's rest - 2,5 hours climb to the top.
If you do the final ascent to the top in the afternoon, the crowd has already left and there is no jam at Obere Glocknerscharte.


landroval - Apr 10, 2006 1:42 pm Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2006

skiing hard  Sucess!

This peak has a frightening "presence": tough, shaped, massive... it crawls in your mind and behind your eyes and its image is fixed in your memories forever.
Amazing, wonderful day.

taikavuorimies - Dec 23, 2005 4:19 am

Route Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 12 August 2005  Sucess!

The route was crowded, especially on the final ridge. Ropes got tangled quite often. It was cloudy most of the time but the wind was not particularly strong. We had to take the route through Salmhuette because the upper glacier was in pretty bad condition, with lots of open crevasses.

Sebastian Hamm

Sebastian Hamm - Dec 19, 2005 3:25 pm

Route Climbed: Normal Route via Erzherzog Johann Hut and Stuedl-Hut Date Climbed: 24th August 2005  Sucess!

Great climbing, we reach the summit on sunset and avert so the big wave of mountaineers in the morning. Great snow-conditions despite the heavy rainfall in austria these days with the big flood in Aug05.


albertofanga - Nov 6, 2005 1:03 pm

Route Climbed: from Stuedelhuette Date Climbed: August 16, 2004  Sucess!

Very good climbing, we reach the peak from the hut in three hours, not bad. Stuedelhutte is graet and the food excellent!

Tomasz Jazwinski

Tomasz Jazwinski - Nov 4, 2005 10:14 am

Route Climbed: Kals - Stuedlhuette - Erzherzog-Johann-Hutte - summit Date Climbed: May 20th, 2004  Sucess!

Start at 7 a.m. after the night in Stuedlhuette. Over Koednitz Kees to Erzherzog-Johann-Huette. Then a little break and walk up to the summit. On the suumit at about 5 p.m., later overgnight in Erzherzog-Johann-Huette. On the day of ascent a really lovely waether up to sunset. During the descent on May 21st fog, clouds, later snow and rain.


roadmountain - Oct 29, 2005 5:52 am

Route Climbed: Berglerrinne Date Climbed: 20 october 2005  Sucess!

With good conditions I climbed with Carly and Bart the Berglerinne. On the ridge the conditions were hard! Much snow, so that took us a lot of time. A great climb!

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