Piz Bernina, Switzerland

Prominence: 2234 m, 7329 ft

Elevation: 4049 meters, 13,284 feet

Approx. Isolation: 137.96 km, 85.72 mi
SubpeaksLa Spedla (4020 m/13,189 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 22' 57'' N; 9° 54' 29'' E
46.382363, 9.908046 (Dec Deg)
569826E 5136933N Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceGraubünden (Highest Point)

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-07-26 by Matthias Fieles
     2011-08-28 by Petter Bjørstad
     2011-08-28 by Rob Woodall

View ascents of peak by registered members (21 total)

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Climbers traversing the summit ridge from Piz Alv to Piz Bernina in high winds on the Biancograt Route (2012-07-23). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2234 m/7329 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2234 m/7329 ft
  Key Col: Malojapass    1815 m/5955 ft
Isolation137.96 km/85.72 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Finsteraarhorn  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Rhaetian Alps (Highest Point)
Range5: Bernina Group (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDanube (HP)
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First AscentSeptember, 1850
Johann Croz
Jon Ragut Tscharner
Lorenz Ragut Tscharner
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