Key information: Grimming
- Europe’s highest free-standing mountain is a demanding walk but rewards with huge all-round views.
- Walkopedia rating84
- Natural interest16
- Human interest3
- Negative points0
- Total rating84
- Length: 14km
- Maximum Altitude: 2,351m
- Level of Difficulty: Strenuous
As Europe's highest free-standing mountain, Grimming to the east of the main massif is technically not part of the Dachstein: but it is well worth a climb for its huge 360° views.
It is not the easiest walk: rough, exposed in places and nearly 1,700m of climb/descent; but it is a very satisfying one.
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