Mönch, Switzerland

Prominence: 584 m, 1916 ft

Elevation: 4107 meters, 13,474 feet

Approx. Isolation: 3.59 km, 2.23 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 33' 31'' N; 7° 59' 50'' E
46.558509, 7.997305 (Dec Deg)
423144E 5156593N Zone 32 (UTM)

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1949-08-02 by Frederick Johnson
     1985-08-09 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     1989-08 by Jan Peter Eklund
     1993-08-23 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2010-07-06 by Stephen Wheeler
     2010-07-06 by Thomas Burley
     2011-08-28 by Jasper Holystone
     2012-08-20 by Bob Coleman
     2013-07-14 by Matthias Fieles
     2014-09-12 by Mac Bridges (Unsuccessful)

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The Monch is an easy climb from the Jungfraujoch railway terminal.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 584 m/1916 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 584 m/1916 ft
  Key Col: Unners Monchsjoch    3523 m/11,558 ft
Isolation3.59 km/2.23 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Jungfrau  (SW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Northern Alps
Range4: Berner Oberland
Drainage BasinsRhine
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First Ascent1857
Christian Almer
Route #1 Snow Climb
Trailhead: Jungfraujoch (Railroad) 3454 m/11,332 ft
Vertical Gain: 653 m/2142 ft
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The southeast ridge of the Monch is a relatively easy route to an Alpine summit (1985-08-09).

The famous Bernese peak trinity: The Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau, from the Harder Kulm (1985-08-08).

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Tschuggen from the cable car station near Mannlichen with the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau in the background (2014-06-28). Photo by Tom Owen.
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