Traunstein (mountain)

mountain in the Oberösterreichische Voralpen in Upper Austria
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Traunstein is the highest mountain on the east side of Lake Traunsee. It is in the district of Gmunden, Austria. The Traunstein is 1691 metres (5548 ft) high. The height is the reason why it can be seen from very far away[2].

Traunstein traunkirchen.jpg
Traunstein from Traunkirchen
Highest point
Elevation1,691 m (5,548 ft)
Prominence694 m (2,277 ft) [1]
Isolation11.8 kilometres (7.3 mi)
Coordinates47°52′25″N 13°50′26″E / 47.87361°N 13.84056°E / 47.87361; 13.84056Coordinates: 47°52′25″N 13°50′26″E / 47.87361°N 13.84056°E / 47.87361; 13.84056
Traunstein is located in Austria
Location in Austria
LocationUpper Austria, Austria
Parent rangeUpper Austrian Prealps

On the top are two cabins, the Naturfreundehütte and the Gmundnerhütte.


  1. "Traunstein -peakbagger". Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  2. "Bergtour zum Traunstein".