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The Grossglockner High Alpine Road opend 1935, the most famous of all alpine roads ends before the highlight of the Hohe Tauern National Park: the highest mountain and the largest glacier in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and the Pasterze.On the way there you will experience a 4,000km journey to the Arctic. On the ascent from 1,500m to the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, you pass through all of the vegetation zones from the cornfields to the eternal ice.
waiting to go on respect... Fuscher Törl, 2.428m
first view
looking down at the Pasterze the glacier groundhog
crevasses down at the bottom walking down to the glacier
crevasse ice
way up again dont step on the stairs
Helicopter rescue the tent
view from the campground Grossglockner the church of Heiligenblut Heiligenblut
the cemetry memorial for all the people who died on the mountain the arrival of the pilgrimage
around 4.000 people