Otemma Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointLa Ruinette (3875 m/12,713 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland (92%), Italy (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesValais (92%), Valle d’Aosta (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area665 sq km / 257 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent42 km / 26 mi North-South
38 km / 23 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 3' N; 7° 19' E
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Map of Otemma 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 Otemma Area.
Pennine AlpsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Grande Rochére-Fallére AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Grand Combin AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Otemma AreaLevel 5
         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 Otemma Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.La Ruinette387512,713 
2.Mont Blanc de Cheilon387012,697 
3.Pigne D'Arolla379012,434 
5.La Singla371412,185 
6.Le Pleureur370412,152 
7.Aiguilles Rouges d'Arolla364311,952 
8.Mont Brulé357611,732 
9.Aouille Tseuque355311,657 
10.La Luette354711,637 
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 Otemma Area

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on the Glacier de Prafleuri (2016-07-16). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Pierre Avoi
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The summit of Pierre Avoi. There is also a wooden cross and a sign reminding people not to throw stones over the edge in case there are climbers below! (2020). Photo by Alfred E Neuman.
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