Fischbach Alps

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Fischbach Alps
View of the Fischbach Alps.  Left: Rattner Alm, Pretul, middle: Stuhleck Right: Großer Pfaff, Kleiner Pfaff and Pfaffensattel

View of the Fischbach Alps.
Left: Rattner Alm , Pretul , middle: Stuhleck
Right: Großer Pfaff , Kleiner Pfaff and Pfaffensattel

Highest peak Stuhleck ( 1782  m above sea level )
location Styria , Austria
part of Edge mountains east of the Mur
Classification according to Trimmel  2840; Landscape structure of Styria  R.7
Fischbach Alps (Alps)
Fischbach Alps
Coordinates 47 ° 34 '  N , 15 ° 47'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 34 '  N , 15 ° 47'  E

The Fischbacher Alps are part of the peripheral mountain range east of the Mur .

Location and landscape

They are a gentle, elongated, wooded and alpine mountain range with a low mountain range character in Styria , Austria , south of the Mürz . They are the eastern foothills of the Central Alps and part of the Styrian Rim Mountains .

They extend from the breakthrough of the Mur in the west to Feistritzsattel in the east. The highest peak is the Stuhleck ( 1782  m above sea level ). Other elevations are the Pretul ( 1656  m ) and Amundsenhöhe ( 1666  m ), the Teufelstein ( 1498  m ), the Stanglalpe ( 1490  m ), the Sauernkogel ( 1451  m ), the Steinriegel ( 1577  m ), the Hochschlag ( 1580  m ) and the Rennfeld ( 1629  m ).


They are named after the town of Fischbach .

In the Fischbacher Alps lies Alpl (municipality of Krieglach ), the birthplace of Peter Rosegger . In 1998, a broadcast of the ORF series Klingendes Österreich was dedicated to the Fischbach Alps. Under the title Mountains without hardness: The Fischbach Alps , the program took you to the most important villages and mountain peaks in the Fischbach Alps.

Web links

Commons : Fischbacher Alpen  - Collection of images, videos and audio files