The Plattspitzen is a 2,680 metre high mountain in the Wetterstein Mountains on the border between Germany and Austria. It is a very striking mountain and the southern companion of the Germany's highest peak, the Zugspitze, located at the opposite end of the ledge known as the Plattumrahmung. The mountain has three summits: the eastern summit, known as the Gatterlspitz (2,680 m), the middle summit (Mittelgipfel, 2,674 m) and the western summit (Westgipfel, 2,676 m). It was first climbed in 1871 by Hermann von Barth, who conquered all three peaks alone departing from the Zugspitzplatt ledge. At that time the mountain was also known as the Wetterschrofen.
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