Winter Wonderland, Ötscher, Ybbstal Alps, Lower Austria

Photograph by Markus Riedl


The Ötscher, at 1893 metres, is a prominent peak in south-western Lower Austria. Its name has Slavic roots and translates approximately as a diminutive of “father”. The Ötscher area belongs to the Ybbstal Alps, which are part of the Northern Limestone Alps.


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