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The Alps of Bavaria, the Vorarlberg, and Salzburg

The chief peaks of the Alps of Bavaria, Vorarlberg, and Salzburg, north of the Arlberg Pass, Innsbruck, the Pinzgau, and the Enns valley, are:
Parseierspitze 3038 meters(9968 feet)
Watzmann 2713 meters(8901 feet)
Dachstein 2996 meters(9830 feet)
Rothewandspitze 2706 meters(8878 feet)
Zugspitze 2968 meters(9738 feet)
Gross Krottenkopf(Allgau) 2657 meters(8718 feet)
Hochkonig 2938 meters(9639 feet)
Selbhorn 2655 meters(8711 feet)
Valluga 2811 meters(9223 feet)
Hohes Licht 2652 meters(8701 feet)
Rockspitze 2761 meters(9059 feet)
Madelegabel 2646 meters(8681 feet)
E. Hohe Griesspitze 2759 meters(9052 feet)
Hochvogel 2594 meters(8511 feet)
Stanskogel 2759 meters(9052 feet)
Elmauer Haltsspitze (Kaisergebirge) 2344 meters(7691 feet)
Birkkarspitze (Karwendel) 2756 meters(9042 feet)



























The chief passes of the Alps of Bavaria, the Vorarlberg, and Salzburg, north of the Arlberg Pass, Innsbruck, the Pinzgau, and the Enns valley, are:

Gentschel Pass (Oberstdorf to Schrocken), bridle path 1975 meters(6480 feet)
Schrofen Pass (Oberstdorf to Warth), foot path 1688 meters(5538 feet)
Gerlos Pass (Zell to Mittersill), bridle path 1486 meters(4876 feet)
Pass Thurn (Kirzbuhel to Mittersill), carriage road 1275 meters(4183 feet)
Fern Pass (Reutte to Nassereit), carriage road 1227 meters(4026 feet)
Scharnitz or Seefeld Pass (Partenkirchen to Zirl), carriage road 1181 meters(3874 feet)
Hirschbuhel Pass (Berchtesgaden to Saalfelden), carriage road 1176 meters(3858 feet)
Hochfilzen Pass (Saalfelden to Kitzbuhel), railway over 967 meters(3173 feet)
Pyhrn Pass (Linz to Liezen), carriage road over, railway tunnel beneath 945 meters(3100 feet)
Wagreinstattel (Radstadt to St Johann in Pongau), carriage road 836 meters(2743 feet)

(from an old encyclopedia)



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