Weisshorn, Switzerland

Prominence: 1236 m, 4055 ft

Elevation: 4506 meters, 14,783 feet

True Isolation: 11.07 km, 6.88 mi
SubpeaksWeisshorn - North Gendarme (4331 m/14,209 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 6' 5'' N, 7° 42' 58'' E
46.101267, 7.716046 (Dec Deg)
400762 E 5106100 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionSierre

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 21
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 16)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1952-09-02 by Frederick Johnson (Unsuccessful)
     2010-07-27 by Keith Anderson
     2018-07-23 by Sean O (GPS Track)
     2018-09-25 by Herv√© Liboureau

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On the east ridge (1991-09-01). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1236 m/4055 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1236 m/4055 ft
  Line Parent: Liskamm
  Key Col: Furggjoch    3270 m/10,728 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 11.07 km/6.88 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.0942, 7.8592
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dom  (E)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Pennine Alps
Range5: Weisshorn Group (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRhone
Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First AscentAugust 19, 1861
    Bennen, Johann Joseph (Switzerland)
    Tyndall, John (United Kingdom)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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