Castor, Italy/Switzerland

Prominence: 165 m, 541 ft

Elevation: 4228 meters, 13,871 feet

True Isolation: 1.87 km, 1.16 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Italian: Castore
SubpeaksFelikhorn (4087 m/13,409 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 55' 15'' N, 7° 47' 36'' E
45.920793, 7.793337 (Dec Deg)
406432 E 5085955 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceValle d’Aosta
County/Second Level RegionAosta

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Lists that contain Castor:
     Alpine 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #17)
     UIAA Alpine 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #27)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 79
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 72)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1983-08-19 by Peter Bellarby
     1990-07-07 by David J. Rhude
     1995-08-18 by Keith Anderson
     2008-07-02 by Jamie Sav
     2009-09-08 by Caj Svensson
     2011-07-22 by Peter Stone
     2012-07-24 by Adam Walker
     2012-08-11 by Caj Svensson (GPS Track)
     2015-07-12 by Aaron Kissel
     2021-07-23 by Om Hoog

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Castor
     Elevation Ladder from Castor
     Prominence Ladder from Castor

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Castor as seen from the Breithron (2015-07-11). Photo by Aaron Kissel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 165 m/541 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 165 m/541 ft
  Line Parent: Liskamm-West Summit
  Key Col: Felikjoch-Ost    4063 m/13,330 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.87 km/1.16 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.925, 7.8167
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Liskamm-West Summit  (ENE)
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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Other Photos

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Summit Ridge of Castor (2015-07-12). Photo by Aaron Kissel.
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On the summit of Pollux, my first 4000-m peak. We went on Castor (in the background) on the next day (2018-04-21). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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