The Schalfkogel is a mountain in the Schnalskamm group of the Ötztal Alps.
The 2009 Schalfkogel avalanche occurred in Sölden, Austria, on 3 May 2009. Six people were killed: five Czechs and one Slovak, when the disaster struck in the 3,500-metre (11,000 ft) Schalfkogel mountain range.The corpses were discovered to have been frozen upon recovery. It was the deadliest avalanche to occur in Austria since March 2000. Although avalanches are a regular occurrence in the region, they mainly kill individuals as opposed to entire groups.
3,540 m (11,614 ft).