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Gamsberg von Norden 20091115.JPG
The north side
Elevation 2,385 m (7,825 ft)
Prominence 1,358 m (4,455 ft)[1]
Isolation 11.5 km (7.1 mi)[2]
Parent peak Säntis
Gamsberg is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location St. Gallen, Switzerland
Range Appenzell Alps
Coordinates 47°08′07.3″N 9°22′28.2″E / 47.135361°N 9.374500°E / 47.135361; 9.374500Coordinates: 47°08′07.3″N 9°22′28.2″E / 47.135361°N 9.374500°E / 47.135361; 9.374500

The Gamsberg is a mountain in the Appenzell Alps, overlooking the region of Walenstadt in the canton of St. Gallen. Located in the Alvier group it is the culminating point of the range lying between Lake Walenstadt and Toggenburg.

The summit is relatively difficult to access. There is no trail leading to the top.

Not to be confused with the mountain of the same name in Namibia.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Wildhaus Pass (1,027 m).
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is south of the Altmann.

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