The Höfats, also known as “the Matterhorn of the Allgäu”, is the Allgäu's most characteristic grass mountain. Ascending the four, almost equally high summits is very challenging, due to very steep grass and schrofen faces. The reward is a unique flora, which has no resemblance anywhere else in the Allgäu. In 1911 a protected area for plants was established around the Höfats. The edelweiss, which had been almost extinct, can nowadays be found again, in clusters of 30 blossoms and more.
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Elevation: 2258 m
Country and region: Germany, Bavaria
Mountain range: Allgäu Alps
Prominence: 478 m
Orometric dominance: 21
Coordinates: 47.367000, 10.350000