Lauteraarhorn

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Lauteraarhorn
Lauteraarhorn2.jpg
The Lauteraarhorn seen from the Grimselsee
Elevation 4,042 m (13,261 ft)
Prominence 128 m (420 ft)[1]
Parent peak Schreckhorn
Location
Lauteraarhorn is located in Switzerland
Lauteraarhorn
Lauteraarhorn
Location in Switzerland
Location Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Coordinates 46°35′00.2″N 8°07′42.3″E / 46.583389°N 8.128417°E / 46.583389; 8.128417Coordinates: 46°35′00.2″N 8°07′42.3″E / 46.583389°N 8.128417°E / 46.583389; 8.128417
Climbing
First ascent 8 August 1842 by Pierre Jean Édouard Desor, Christian Girard, Arnold Escher von der Linth with guides Melchior Bannholzer and Jakob Leuthold
Easiest route rock/snow climb

The Lauteraarhorn is a peak (4,042 m) of the Aarmassif in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland. It lies close to the Schreckhorn (to the north) and the Finsteraarhorn (to the south). At the foot of the Lauteraarhorn lie the Lauteraar and the Finsteraar Glaciers, tributaries of the Unteraar Glacier.

The Lauteraarhorn above the Unteraar Glacier

The first ascent was on 8 August 1842 by Pierre Jean Édouard Desor, Christian Girard, Arnold Escher von der Linth with the guides Melchior Bannholzer and Jakob Leuthold.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Schrecksattel (3,914 m).
  • Dumler, Helmut and Willi P. Burkhardt, The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994

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