mountain in the Allgäu Alps in Tyrol

The Marchspitze is a mountain in the Allgäu Alps. It is made of Dolomite and is part of the Hornbach chain. The mountain is 2,609 metres (8,560 ft) high. It is in Tyrol, Austria, 1.5 kilometres east of the Großer Krottenkopf. It is a hard climb and therefore not many people visit it.

The Marchspitze from the south
Highest point
Prominence167 m ↓ Spiehlerscharte
Isolation1.4 km → Großer Krottenkopf
Coordinates47°18′54″N 10°22′29″E / 47.315°N 10.37472°E / 47.315; 10.37472Coordinates: 47°18′54″N 10°22′29″E / 47.315°N 10.37472°E / 47.315; 10.37472
Marchspitze is located in Austria
Parent rangeAllgäu Alps, (Hornbach chain)
Left to right: Hermannskarturm, Hermannskarspitze and Marchspitze (from the southeast)

Additional readingEdit

  • Thaddäus Steiner: Allgäuer Bergnamen, Lindenberg, Kunstverlag Josef Fink, 2007, ISBN 978-3-89870-389-5
  • Dieter Seibert: Allgäuer Alpen Alpin, Alpine Club Guide. Munich, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother, 2004. ISBN 3-7633-1126-2
  • Alpine Club map 1:25,000 series, Sheet 2/1, Allgäuer- Lechtaler Alpen, West

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