Grand Ballon, France

Prominence: 1072 m, 3517 ft

Elevation: 1424 meters, 4672 feet

True Isolation: 67.5 km, 41.94 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Ballon de Guebwiller
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 54' 4'' N, 7° 5' 54'' E
47.900982, 7.098245 (Dec Deg)
357869 E 5307045 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceGrand Est (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionHaut-Rhin (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 63
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 59)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2000-08-25 by Mark Trengove
     2011-09-02 by Rob Woodall
     2012-08-04 by Filippo Ceragioli
     2015-07-14 by Andrew Rankine
     2015-08-28 by Martin Richardson (GPS Track)
     2019-08-01 by Remco van den Broek
     2019-08-31 by Tom Milliard
     2020-07-29 by Peter Stone
     2020-10-14 by Nikolaus Zulinski
     2021-08-21 by Ludovic Schwob (GPS Track)
     2021-12-24 by Alfred E Neuman
     2022-04-23 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2022-10-17 by Josef Nuernberger

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The family en route to le Grand Ballon de Guebwiler (2000-08-25). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1072 m/3517 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1072 m/3517 ft
  Key Col: 352 m/1155 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 67.5 km/41.94 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.875, 8
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Feldberg  (E)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: North France-West Rhine Area
Range4: Vosges (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsRhine
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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