Blick auf Hoher Ifen

Blick auf Hoher Ifen

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Recommended by 413 out of 431 hikers


  • AlbTraufgänger

    The Hohe Ifen is a 2230 m high mountain in the Allgäu Alps, west of the Kleinwalsertal. In winter it forms the backdrop for a small ski area. It lies on the border between Germany and Austria. The summit represents the highest point of the slightly inclined Ifenplateau. On it the municipal boundaries of Egg, Mittelberg (both Vorarlberg) and Oberstdorf (Schwaben) meet. Northeast of the Ifenplateau is the Gottesackerplateau, a protected karst landscape with numerous caves and rare mountain plants. The most important caves are the Hölloch in the Mahdtal and the Schneckenlochhöhle near Schönenbach. On the eastern slope of the Bergstock, a Stone Age dwelling was discovered in 1998 by the amateur archaeologist Detlef Willand on Schneiderkürenalpe at an altitude of about 1,500 m, and was uncovered by the University of Innsbruck with expert support.

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    • October 16, 2018

  • Stefan 71

    No matter which side, the Ifen has something.

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    • January 31, 2019

  • HAm

    Just a fantastic round with great panoramic views!

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    • August 7, 2019

  • JUST🚵‍♀️

    The Ifen is the southernmost part of the European continental plate

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    • September 22, 2018

  • Thomas Lacher

    Beautiful descent from the schwarzwasserhütte to Melköde

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    • November 22, 2018

  • Joachim

    It was a great experience to climb this mountain. The view in all directions including Lake Constance is particularly remarkable.

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    • August 6, 2020

  • jo

    A unique sight from all sides!

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    • September 22, 2019

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Location: Mittelberg, Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Austria


  • Elevation1,440 m

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