Breithorn, Italy/Switzerland

Prominence: 438 m, 1437 ft

Elevation: 4164 meters, 13,661 feet

True Isolation: 4.04 km, 2.51 mi
SubpeaksBreithorn - Central Summit (4159 m/13,645 ft)
Breithorn - Eastern Summit (4139 m/13,579 ft)
Roccia Nera (4075 m/13,369 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 56' 28'' N, 7° 44' 52'' E
45.941014, 7.747714 (Dec Deg)
402930 E 5088256 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceValle d’Aosta
County/Second Level RegionAosta

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     Alpine 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #26)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 192
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 174)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1952-08-28 by Frederick Johnson
     1983-08-13 by Peter Bellarby
     1988-08-15 by Keith Anderson
     1990 by David Frahm
     1997-08-16 by Peter Bellarby
     1999-08-11 by Rob Woodall
     2005 by Dmitri Akatov
     2009-09-07 by Caj Svensson
     2011-08-03 by Matthias Ihl
     2012-07-23 by Adam Walker
     2012-08-09 by Caj Svensson (GPS Track)
     2014-07-14 by Mark McAllister
     2015-07-11 by Aaron Kissel
     2016-06-14 by Christopher Czaplicki
     2017-09-06 by Alfred E Neuman
     2020-07-02 by Dariusz Komejko
     2020-09-17 by Ruud van den Boom (GPS Track)
     2021-08-13 by Alfred E Neuman
     2021-09-30 by Kristie Drawe
     2022-08-14 by Alfred E Neuman

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Breithorn (L) and Matterhorn (R) from Monte Rosa at sunrise (2010-07-31). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 438 m/1437 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 438 m/1437 ft
  Line Parent: Castor
  Key Col: Schwarztor    3726 m/12,224 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.04 km/2.51 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.9225, 7.7925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Castor  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Pennine Alps
Range5: Southeast Zermatt Area
Range6: Liskamm Group
Ridges/DividesWestern Pyrennes Crest
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Adriatic Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Breithorn 4164 m (2001-07-22). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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