The Mädelegabel describes a 2645 m high peak in the Allgäu Alps on the border between Austria and Germany. The Mädelegabel forms together with Trettachspitze and Hochfrottspitze the triumvirate. The summit of the triumvirate is one of the best-known of the central main ridge of the Allgäu Alps. The ascent to the fourth highest peak of the Allgäu Alps is relatively easy in contrast to the other two peaks of the triumvirate, but climbing in difficulty level UIAA I is required. The path to the summit is marked and partly exposed. The summit is very popular due to its location on the Heilbronner Weg and is climbed relatively frequently. Below the Mädelegabel lie the remains of a glacier known as Schwarzmilzferner. Kemptner Hut, Waltenberger Haus or Rappensee-Hut are ideal bases for climbing. The ascent to the summit takes 2 to 3 hours from the Waltenberger Haus and the Kemptner Hut. From the Rappensee hut it takes about 5 hours. Since the summit lies above the well-known Heilbronner Weg, it is climbed by many mountaineers in one train. The ascent from Heilbronner Weg takes about one hour. From the Lechtal you can reach the Mädelegabel from Holzgau via the Schochenalp valley and the Heilbronner Weg or via the upper Rossgumpenalm and the Mädelejoch. This route takes about 5 - 6 hours each for the ascent. An ascent is also possible from Steeg through the Hochalptal and then along the Heilbronner Weg. Stepping safety, alpine experience and freedom from vertigo are indispensable when climbing on all routes!
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