The Hochschwab in the Upper Styria is a mountain, 2,277 m , and the highest summit in the eponymous mountain range.
The summit of the Hochschwab is a flat, rock and grass-covered dome, that may be reached from the Schiestlhaus ) to the northeast in about half an hour and via the plateau to the west easil climbed can be. The Schiestlhaus may be approached from Seewiesen ) at the foot of the Steirischer Seeberg via the Seetal valley, the Untere Dullwitz to the Voisthaler Hut, the Obere Dullwitz and the Graf-Meran-Steig, as well as from the north, from Weichselboden in the Salza valley. The showpiece of the Hochschwab is its mighty, south face which has a width of almost two kilometres and rises to a height of up to 300 metres above the Trawies Saddle and the valleys of Trawiestal and Obere Dullwitz which meet at that point. There are climbing routes of all grades up the south face.
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Bruck an der Mur, Austria
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