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Lepontine Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMonte Leone (3554 m/11,660 ft)
CountriesItaly (60%), Switzerland (40%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesLombardy (49%), Ticino (22%), Graubünden (14%), Piedmont (11%), Valais (3%), Uri (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area12,639 sq km / 4,880 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent196 km / 122 mi North-South
151 km / 94 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 57' N; 8° 59' E
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Map of Lepontine 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 Lepontine Alps.
Southern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Pennine AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Lepontine AlpsLevel 4
                 Western Lepontine AlpsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Adula GroupLevel 5 (Child)
         Rhaetian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Orobie AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         OrtlesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Brenta-Adamello-Garda GroupLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Lepontine Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Monte Leone355411,660Western Lepontine Alps
2.Rheinwaldhorn340211,161Adula Group
3.Güferhorn337811,083Adula Group
4.Blinnenhorn337411,070Western Lepontine Alps
5.Pizzo Tambo327910,758 
6.Helsenhorn327310,738Western Lepontine Alps
7.Basòdino327210,735 
8.Wasenhorn324610,650Western Lepontine Alps
9.Ofenhorn323610,617Western Lepontine Alps
10.Vogelberg321710,554Adula Group
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Monte Leone355411,660Western Lepontine Alps
2.Rheinwaldhorn340211,161Adula Group



Photos of Peaks in the Lepontine Alps

Monte Leone
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Descending S ridge of Monte Leone (2017-07-17). Photo by Richard Mclellan.
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Rheinwaldhorn
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me on top (2007-06-06). Photo by Stephan Tillmanns.
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Blinnenhorn
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on the left big and on the right small Blinnenhorn (2005-10-30). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Pizzo Tambo
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Summit (2008-09-30). Photo by Stephan Tillmanns.
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Basòdino
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August 2001 (2001-08-00). Photo by Stephan Tillmanns.
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Wasenhorn
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Wasenhorn on the far left. Picture taken on the way to Spitzhorli (2007-09-09). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Pizzo Rotondo
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Pizzo Rotondo Summit (2008-06-25). Photo by Stephan Tillmanns.
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Piz Borel
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small cross on small summit (2019-04-13). Photo by Stephan Tillmanns.
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Cristallina
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On top of Cristallina with view to lake Naret (2005-10-16). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Pizzo Diei
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Pizzo Diei: SE face (2008-07-28). Photo by Filippo Ceragioli.
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