Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointRötspitze (3496 m/11,470 ft)
CountriesAustria (58%), Italy (42%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesTirol (58%), Trentino-Alto Adige (42%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,550 sq km / 599 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent38 km / 23 mi North-South
65 km / 40 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 53' N; 12° 21' E
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Map of Defereggengebirge
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Defereggengebirge.
Tirol AlpenLevel 4 (Parent)
         Otzaller AlpenLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Stubai AlpenLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tuxer VoralpenLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Zillertaller AlpenLevel 5 (Sibling)
         DefereggengebirgeLevel 5
                 RieserfernergruppeLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Defereggengebirge

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
4.Cima Dura313510,285 
5.Schwarze Wand310510,187Rieserfernergruppe
8.Weisse Spitze29629718 
9.Großes Degenhorn29469665 
10.Kleines Degenhorn28499347 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6

Photos of Peaks in the Defereggengebirge

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Hochgall seen from the west. To the left the pre-summit Graues Nöckl, on the right side Wildgall (3273) (2017-10-11). Photo by Johannes Lö.
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Via ferrata near the peak of Fernerköpfl (2007-08-19). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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