Testa Grigia

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Testa Grigia
View of Testa Grigia (centre right) from the Theodul Pass
Elevation 3,479 m (11,414 ft)
Prominence 34 m (112 ft)[1]
Parent peak Breithorn
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Testa Grigia is located in Alps
Testa Grigia
Testa Grigia
Location in the Alps
Location Valais, Switzerland
Aosta Valley, Italy
Range Pennine Alps
Coordinates 45°56′07″N 07°42′27″E / 45.93528°N 7.70750°E / 45.93528; 7.70750Coordinates: 45°56′07″N 07°42′27″E / 45.93528°N 7.70750°E / 45.93528; 7.70750

Testa Grigia (Italian, lit. "grey head") (3,479 m) is a rocky prominence above the Theodul Pass, located on the border between Italy (Aosta Valley) and Switzerland (Valais).

The summit can be reached from Breuil-Cervinia and is the culminating point of the Italian part of the international ski area with Zermatt. A connection with the Klein Matterhorn (3,889 m) is planned for 2016.[2]


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Passo di Ventina Nord (3,445 m).
  2. ^ Projects by the Zermatt Bergbahnen AG zermatt.ch

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