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Similaun

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Topo map  BEV OK50 173
Prominence  259 m
Mountain range  Ötztal Alps
Parent range  Ötztal Alps
Elevation  3,603 m
First ascent  1834
Parent peak  Hintere Schwärze
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Location  Tyrol, Austria / South Tyrol Italy
Easiest route  From the Similaunhütte over the Niederjoch glacier and west ridge
Similar  Fineilspitze, Weißkugel, Wildspitze, Hintere Schwärze, Kreuzspitze

The Similaun ( [ˌzimiˈlaʊ̯n]) is a mountain in the Schnalskamm group of the Ötztal Alps. It is on the Austrian-Italian border. At 3,606 m, it is Austria's sixth highest summit. It was first ascended in 1834 by Josef Raffeiner and Theodor Kaserer. It is most famous for being the mountain on whose slopes Helmut Simon and Erika Simon discovered Ötzi the Iceman in 1991.

Map of Similaun

References

Similaun Wikipedia


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