|Highest peak||Großer Sulzberg ( )|
|Classification according to||AVE 22|
The group is delimited according to the Alpine Club division of the Eastern Alps (AVE):
- Alpine foothills from Wieselburg to St. Pölten - Traisen to Freiland - Unrecht-Traisen - St. Aegyd am Neuwalde - Keertal - Knollenhals - Halltal - Mariazell - Erlauf to Wieselburg
Important peaks and transitions
The group extends over an area of around 30 km by 30 km and forms the transition from the foothills of the Danube region to the higher peaks of the Mürzsteg Alps , which are already largely in Upper Styria. The mountains reach a height of 1400 m with the Großer Sulzberg , but have other peaks over 1350 m. Better known peaks are
- in the area of the Türnitzer Traisen (the south-western main valley) towards Annaberg: Hohenstein and Eisenstein , Türnitzer Höger , Eibl and Tirolerkogel ,
- in the area of unjust traisen : Türnitzer Höger and Traisenberg ,
- in the south near Mariazell the Bürgeralpe .
The following should be mentioned on passes and crossings:
- to the west the Pielachtaler Gscheid (841 m) and the Annaberg (976 m)
- in the southeast the Kernhofer Gscheid (982 m).
List of peaks by Schartenhöhe
|No.||summit||Height (m)||Notch height (m)|
|9.||Big roll ()||1109||304|
|10.||Carrot Mountain ()||961||290|
|13.||Grand man ()||1076||270|
|16.||Large cone ()||1291||256|
Geology and particularities
The Türnitz and Traisen valleys are characterized by their steep valley flanks , which leave little space for settlements, and have high water quality. The summit regions are largely forested, only on the more well-known excursion mountains such as Eibl and Tirolerkogel are larger areas covered by alpine pastures.
- According to bergalbum.de