The Hohes Licht seen from the Rappenseekopf
|Elevation||Template:Höhe (8,698 ft)|
|Prominence||678 m ↓ Mädelejoch|
|Isolation||7.0 km → Großer Krottenkopf|
|Parent range||Central crest of Allgäu Alps|
|Type of rock||Limestone of the Main Dolomite and Limestone of the Main Dolomite|
|First ascent||1854 as part of a cartological survey|
Hohes Licht is 14km south of Oberstdorf. It was first climbed in 1854, and a "survey signal" was left on top for triangulation. On 6 August 1869 it was first climbed for leisure purposes by Hermann von Barth. When he arrived the signal was still there.
- Anton Spiehler in Eduard Richter: Erschliessung der Ostalpen, Ist Vol., Berlin, 1893, pp. 62 ff.