Drei Türme - 2830m


The Three Towers, also called «Dri Türm» and Drei Druze Towers, are three peaks in
the Drusenfluh group. They lie in the Rätikon, a mountain range in the western Central Alps, and form a north-west to south-east line
mountain range. The Three Towers play the main role in the Montafon and will also
often referred to as a landmark. They stretch out elegantly like the Dolomites
the sky. About a first ascent in the 19th century are in
no reliable information in the literature.

location and surroundings

The mighty limestone giants separate the Austrian
State of Vorarlberg from the Swiss canton of Graubünden. From man has this
Region get their name, Rätikon, from nature's wild beauty. One
Landscape for hiking, mountaineering, climbing, touring, a landscape
to dream.

The main peak of the "Three Towers" lies
to the north-west, 200 meters to the south-east follows the middle tower and more of it
300 meters away, separated by a narrow firn field, the small tower. the
The main summit of the towers is the fifth largest elevation in the Rätikon.

The middle and the big tower belong to the Vorarlberg area.
They reach their highest point with the 2,830 meter high Great Tower. After
To the south, the "Three Towers" form vertical towers up to 600 meters high
Walls. In the northwest, the Eistobel glacier extends to a height of
2,637 meters, just below the main ridge of the Drusenfluh group. In the south East
lies the Sporentobel, which is often snow-free in summer.

Tour description

The tour starts as a hike at the Golmerbahn in
Latschau and leads over the Gauertal to the Lindauer Hütte (ascent approx. 2-2.5
Hours.). At the Lindauer Hütte there is the possibility to quench hunger and thirst
breastfeed before continuing on the mountain tour. From the Lindauer Hütte you follow it
Signpost towards Drusentor / Three Towers. you are on a path
the one between Sulzfluh and Drusenfluh through the so-called Drusentor in the
led across Switzerland. However, you do not hike to the Drusentor. In the
turn right at the junction. Note: The junction is signposted.
You orientate yourself at the Sporaturm, this is a small rock tower, which
Three towers in front. You walk towards this tower first and then
you step past him on his left side. At this point you have to
You have to cope with a somewhat steep scree slope (loose rock, caution:
Danger of falling rocks!). In addition, some markings can be seen. Then reach
You a Kar, which rises steeply on the left side of the middle tower
leads. There is a wire rope on the right side of the Kar. After about 20
minutes you reach the saddle between the large and middle Drusenturm. on
the middle tower is a summit cross, which from the saddle in short
time can be achieved. Further to the big tower you get to the left and
reach the highest point in about 10 minutes. A summit book is available,
but no summit cross. The way back is the same.