Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHochkönig (2941 m/9649 ft)
CountriesAustria (51%), Germany (49%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBavaria (49%), Tirol (26%), Salzburg (25%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,365 sq km / 2,844 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent120 km / 74 mi North-South
104 km / 65 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 44' N; 12° 32' E
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Map of Kitzbuhel
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Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4

Major Peaks of the Kitzbuhel

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
5.Grosser Hundstod25938507 
9.Hoher Göll25228274 
10.Grosses Ochsenhorn25118238 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Kitzbuhel

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The two highest peaks of the Chiemgau Alps (left to right): Vorderlahnerkopf 1909m and Sonntagshorn 1961m as seen from Tyrolean Peitingköpfl 1720m. The border between Germany and Austria follows the ridge line (2013-12-22). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Hitler's "Eagles Nest" on Kehlstein, just below the true summit (2011-07). Photo by Steve Blanchette.
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Hochgern summit in winter. Left of the cross you can see Wilder Kaiser, on the right hand various other peaks of the Chiemgau Alps, including Geigelstein (2013-12-24). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Hinterer Rauschberg
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From left to right: Inzeller Kienberg, Rauschberg, Sonntagshorn, Vorderlahnerkopf (2014-10-13). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Mühlprachkopf's apex and what must be the tiniest summit cross in the entire Alps (2013-12-26). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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