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Rossberg Switzerland.jpg
The west side
Elevation 1,580 m (5,180 ft)
Prominence 780 m (2,560 ft)[1]
Isolation 7.3 km (4.5 mi)[2]
Listing Canton high point
Wildspitz is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Zug/Schwyz, Switzerland
Range Glarus Alps
Coordinates 47°5′3.1″N 8°34′39.9″E / 47.084194°N 8.577750°E / 47.084194; 8.577750Coordinates: 47°5′3.1″N 8°34′39.9″E / 47.084194°N 8.577750°E / 47.084194; 8.577750

The Wildspitz (also known as Rossberg) is a mountain of the Glarus Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Zug and Schwyz. Reaching a height of 1,580 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit in the canton of Zug.

The Wildspitz is surrounded by three lakes: Lake Zug, Lake Lauerz and Lake Ägeri.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located north of Sattel at 800 metres.
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is east of the Rigi.

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