Grand Combin Area

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointGrand Combin (4314 m/14,154 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland (141%), Italy (59%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesValais (69%), Valle d’Aosta (31%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area497 sq km / 192 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent33 km / 20 mi North-South
24 km / 15 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 56' N; 7° 15' E
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Map of Grand Combin Area
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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 Grand Combin Area.
Pennine AlpsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Grande Rochére-Fallére AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Grand Combin AreaLevel 5
         Otemma AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weisshorn GroupLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         MischabelLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weissgrat-San MartinoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weissmies GroupLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Monte Rosa FoothillsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Grand Combin Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Grand Combin431414,154 
2.Mont Vélan372712,228 
3.Combin de Corbassiere371612,192 
4.Petit Combin366312,018 
5.Mont Gelé351811,542 
6.Mont Avril334710,981 
7.Mont Chenaille314410,315 
8.Mont Rogneux308410,118 
9.Pointe de Drône29509678 
10.Becca Colinte28149232 
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 Grand Combin Area

Combin de Corbassiere
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Combin de Corbassiere is to right. Grand Combin in center (1979-08-12). Photo by Dan Moore.
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