Strahlhorn

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Strahlhorn
Wallis Strahlhorn mg-k.jpg
Highest point
Elevation4,190 m (13,750 ft)
Prominence401 m (1,316 ft) [1]
Isolation1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Parent peakRimpfischhorn
Coordinates46°00′47.6″N 7°54′06.3″E / 46.013222°N 7.901750°E / 46.013222; 7.901750Coordinates: 46°00′47.6″N 7°54′06.3″E / 46.013222°N 7.901750°E / 46.013222; 7.901750
Geography
Strahlhorn is located in Switzerland
Strahlhorn
Strahlhorn
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais
CountrySwitzerland
Parent rangePennine Alps
Topo mapSwiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
Climbing
First ascent15 August 1854 by Christopher Smyth, Ulrich Lauener, Edmund J. Grenville and Franz-Josef Andenmatten
Easiest routeBasic snow climb

The Strahlhorn (4,190 m) is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, located south of Saas-Fee and east of Zermatt in the canton of Valais. It lies on the range that separates the Mattertal from the Saastal and is located approximately halfway between the Rimpfischhorn and the Schwarzberghorn.

There are three less known peaks of the same name in Switzerland (3027m, 3194m, 3200m).[2]

Monte Rosa and Strahlhorn (right)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Adlerpass (3,789 m).
  2. ^ "Gipfel der Schweiz - Gipfel - Liste". www.gipfelderschweiz.ch.

Sources[edit]

  • Dumler, Helmut and Willi P. Burkhardt, The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994

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