Winterleitenkopf

Page Type
Mountain/Rock
Location:
Austria, Europe
Activities:
Mountaineering
Season:
Summer
Elevation:
8261 ft / 2518 m
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Winterleitenkopf
Created On: Jun 20, 2006
Last Edited On: Aug 7, 2007

Overview

Easy to climb it, because there is a marked trail to the summit. From the top you can see almost all the souther part of the Ankogel group: Zsigmondykopf, Hochalmspitze, Sauleck and the Gößgraben valley.

You could see the same panorama from Winterleitenkopf:




Getting There

From Maltal valley: in summer you can go up by car on the Gößgraben valley till Gößkar barrage (from August to june you can go up by car just halfway up the valley, where the blactop first crossing the Gößbach brook).
From Gößkar barrage (1677m) about 2.5 hour to the top. First you can reach Gießener Hütte (2203m) on the nr.533 trail (about 1.5 hour). After the Hütte on the nr.536 track about 300m, and turn right on the marked path for the Winterleitenkopf.

Camping

Gießener Hütte (2203m) is near to the summit:
from 01.July to 30.September 24 bed + 42 places.
In winter: 12 bed winterraum.
Other possibility from the hütte:
Säuleck, 3086m, Time: 03:30
Hochalmspitze, 3360m, Time: 03:30
Schneewinkelspitze, 3015m, Time: 02:30


Camping in the Maltal valley:
If you prefer comfortable places You can choose Maltatal camping

External Links

Gießener Hütte






Winterleitenkopf

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