January 1963 – Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria and the Dreitorspitze

Project Postcard January 1963 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bavaria Germany Dreitorspitze alps front

Project Postcard January 1963 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bavaria Germany Dreitorspitze alps back

Dreitorspitze is a large and very prominent, multi-peak mountain massif in the eastern part of the Wetterstein Mountains in southern Germany. It is divided into Partenkirchener Dreitorspitze at 2.633 metres and Leutascher Dreitorspitze at 2.682 metres; each of which has several peaks. The main peak of the fourth highest mountain massif in Germany is the Leutasch Dreitorspitze, which is also known as the Karlspitze. The Dreitorspitze marks the spot where the main chain of the Wetterstein mountains changes direction from its primary east-west orientation to run northwards for a short distance, before turning back again onto its main axis. East of the Dreitorspitze lies the karst plateau of the Leutasch Platt, comparable to the Zugspitzplatt at the foot of the Zugspitze.


Owner of this postcard: Matias Roskos