Mettelhorn, Switzerland

Prominence: 240 m, 788 ft

Elevation: 3406 meters, 11,175 feet

True Isolation: 1.8 km, 1.12 mi
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 3' 20'' N, 7° 44' 30'' E
46.055667, 7.741609 (Dec Deg)
402658 E 5101002 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionVisp

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 30
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-07-23 by Terry DelliQuadri
     1994-07-02 by Robert Murray
     1997-08-15 by Peter Bellarby
     2013-07-26 by Jon Colbert
     2014-09-01 by Alfred E Neuman (Unsuccessful)
     2015-06-15 by Alfred E Neuman (Unsuccessful)
     2015-08-17 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2017-09-08 by Alfred E Neuman
     2021-08-18 by Paul Lind

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Mettlehorn is situated above the village of Zermatt. The easiest access is from Zermatt.
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On summit rocks. Breithorn beyond (1965-07-13). Photo by Dan Moore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 240 m/788 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 m/788 ft
  Line Parent: Zinalrothorn
  Key Col: 3166 m/10,387 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.8 km/1.12 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.0558, 7.7183
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Zinalrothorn  (W)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Pennine Alps
Range5: Weisshorn Group
Drainage BasinsRhone
Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Robert Murray.
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