Saint Gallen Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointSäntis (2502 m/8209 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland (199%), Germany (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesSankt Gallen (32%), Zürich (31%), Thurgau (20%), Appenzell-Ausserrhoden (6%), Appenzell-Innerrhoden (4%), Aargau (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,439 sq km / 1,714 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent70 km / 44 mi North-South
107 km / 67 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 23' N; 8° 57' E
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Map of Saint Gallen Alps
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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 Saint Gallen Alps.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Saint Gallen Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
4.Gross Fulfirst23837818 
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 Saint Gallen Alps

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View from north-east (2002-08-18). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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The actual summit of Lägern is a little limestone outcrop just off of the path (2014-01-28). Photo by Lee Newton.
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