Piz Buin, Switzerland/Austria

Prominence: 545 m, 1788 ft

Elevation: 3312 meters, 10,866 feet

True Isolation: 6.08 km, 3.78 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Rhaeto-Romanic: Piz Buin Grond
Alternate (German): Grosser Piz Buin
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 50' 39'' N, 10° 7' 8'' E
46.844159, 10.118793 (Dec Deg)
585304 E 5188454 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
Vorarlberg (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionBludenz

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 24
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Approaching Piz Buin's bulky summit pyramid on a cold & windy March morning (2015-03-06). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 545 m/1788 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 545 m/1788 ft
  Key Col: Pass Futschöl    2767 m/9078 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.08 km/3.78 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.8, 10.0717
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Piz Linard  (SW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Northern Alps
Range4: Western Austria Alps
Range5: Silvretta
Ridges/DividesEurasia Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean

Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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the last difficult step before the top (2014-10-19). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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