Finsteraarhorn, Switzerland

Prominence: 2279 m, 7477 ft

Elevation: 4274 meters, 14,022 feet

True Isolation: 51.69 km, 32.12 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 32' 14'' N, 8° 7' 34'' E
46.537305, 8.126182 (Dec Deg)
432996 E 5154119 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
Bern (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionGoms (Highest Point)
Interlaken-Oberhasli (Highest Point)

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     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #13)
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     Switzerland Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #1)
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Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Voices from the Mountains (Venables)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 36
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 35)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1949-08-05 by Frederick Johnson
     1986-08-16 by Keith Anderson
     2004-09-19 by Petter Bjørstad
     2006-05-26 by Jean-Francois Paiement
     2008-07-27 by Matthias Fieles
     2010-04-17 by Gregory Teicher (GPS Track)
     2017-08-01 by Lev Babiev (GPS Track)
     2021-07-20 by Ondrej Trocak (Unsuccessful)
     2022-07-07 by Om Hoog

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View from Gross Fiescherhorn, on the right Hinter Fiescherhorn (2020-07-12). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2279 m/7477 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2279 m/7477 ft
  Line Parent: Täschhorn
  Key Col: Simplonpass    1995 m/6545 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 51.69 km/32.12 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.1092, 7.8642
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nadelhorn  (SSW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Northern Alps (Highest Point)
Range4: Berner Oberland (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesEurasia Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Rhine (HP)
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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