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Urner Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointDammastock (3631 m/11,913 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland
States/ProvincesBern (47%), Lucerne (22%), Obwalden (11%), Uri (10%), Nidwalden (6%), Solothurn (3%), Aargau (1%), Valais (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,729 sq km / 1,826 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent91 km / 57 mi North-South
107 km / 67 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 56' N; 7° 58' E
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Map of Urner Alps
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Urner Alps.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Urner Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Dammastock363111,913 
2.Schneestock360811,837 
3.Rhonestock358911,775 
4.Galenstock358611,765 
5.Eggstock358311,755 
6.Tiefenstock351511,532 
7.Sustenhorn350211,490 
8.Hinter Tierberg344411,299 
9.Fleckistock341611,207 
10.Gwächtenhorn340411,168 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Urner Alps

Dammastock
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Highest Point in the Kanton Uri (1998-08-30). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Dammazwillinge
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Compare to the neighbor peak Gletschhorn, on this peak there is no "traffic" at all (1999-07-26). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Titlis
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Titlis seen from the very touristic Little Titlis (2018-06-20). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Gross Spannort
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View from Glatt Stock to the south face of Spannort (1998-07-19). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Wendenhorn
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View from the Obertaljoch (1999-07-11). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Rotstöckli
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It's the rock in the middle of the picture (2018-06-20). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Pilatus
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Pilatus from Stanserhorn funicular (2013-05-18). Photo by Ronald James.
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