Speer (mountain)

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Speer
Mariazell-Wurmsbach - Speer - Chüemettler - Obersee - Jona (SG) Stampf 2010-11-08 16-27-38.jpg
View from Lake Zurich
Elevation 1,951 m (6,401 ft)
Prominence 535 m (1,755 ft)[1]
Parent peak Gamsberg
Location
Speer is located in Switzerland
Speer
Speer
Location in Switzerland
Location St. Gallen, Switzerland
Range Appenzell Alps
Coordinates 47°11′08″N 9°07′22″E / 47.18556°N 9.12278°E / 47.18556; 9.12278Coordinates: 47°11′08″N 9°07′22″E / 47.18556°N 9.12278°E / 47.18556; 9.12278
Climbing
Easiest route Trail

The Speer (1,951 m) is a mountain in the Appenzell Alps, overlooking the region between Lake Zurich and Lake Walenstadt in the canton of St. Gallen.

Being easily accessible, the summit is popular for its panoramic view of the Alps from central to eastern Switzerland. The ascent, however, involves a few hours of hiking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Hinter Höhi (1,416 m).

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