North side of the Immenstädter Horn
|Mountain||Pre-Alps west of the Iller, Allgäu Alps|
|Dominance||2.6 km → Steineberg|
|Schartenhöhe||170 m ↓ On thealp|
The Immenstädter Horn (also called Gerenstein or short Horn ) is a mountain in the southwest of Immenstadt in the Allgäu with an altitude ofIt is located at the Nagelfluhketten in the Allgäu Alps. It is located in the Nagelfluh ranges in the Allgäu Alps. Like the other mountains in the region, it is also made of Nagelfluh. It is part of the international project Nagelfluhkette Nature Park.
The Immenstädter Horn is the easternmost part of the Prodel-Schichtkamm of the Allgäu Nagelfluh-Schichtkämme. It is the local mountain of Immenstadt and borders the more western Gschwender Horn. The summit is in the forest, so you don’t have a good view from there, but from the so-called Kanzelyou have a good view of Immenstadt. It can be reached via the rather steep ascent coming from the Steigbachtal.
The landslide of 22 March 2006 on the eastern side posed a short-term danger to the inner city, as the debris masses of about 150,000 m³ moved in the direction of the Steigbach valley.
Coming from Immenstadt, the following hiking trails lead to the summit:
- Steigbach valley – Kanzel summit (duration approx. 2 hours)
- Steigbach valley – Alpe Wildegund summit (duration approx. 2 hours)
- Steigbach valley – Alpe Alp summit (duration approx. 2½ hours)
- Steigbachtal – Kemptener Naturfreundehaus Alpe Alp (1320 summit (duration approx. 3 hours)
The mountain can be climbed from Bühl via the following routes:
- Bühl – Rieder – Alpe Rabennest – Alpe Kessel summit (duration approx. 2½ hours)
There are severalpastures on the slopes of the Immenstädter Horn: the Alpe Wildegund the Alpe Alp ( 1320 the Alpe Kessel (1243 m).
The Hornmesse, a mountain mass, takes place annually at the beginning of October at the summit cross of the Immenstädter Horn. It is organised by the Immenstadt mountain rescue service and the Immenstadt-Bühl-Rauhenzell parish council and musically accompanied by a delegation from the Bühl music band.
North side with Großer Alpsee
Landslide on the east side
Alpe Kessel with view to west side
- Siegbert Eckel: Immenstädter Miniaturen. Stories and histories from the town. Immenstadt 2009.
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