Alvier (mountain)

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Highest point
Elevation 2,343 m (7,687 ft)
Prominence 243 m (797 ft) [1]
Isolation 2.59 kilometres (1.61 mi)
Parent peak Gamsberg
Coordinates 47°07′47.6″N 09°23′47.7″E / 47.129889°N 9.396583°E / 47.129889; 9.396583Coordinates: 47°07′47.6″N 09°23′47.7″E / 47.129889°N 9.396583°E / 47.129889; 9.396583
Alvier is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location St. Gallen, Switzerland
Parent range Appenzell Alps

The Alvier is a mountain in the Appenzell Alps, located halfway between Lake Walenstadt and the Rhine in the canton of St. Gallen. It is one of the main summits of the chain separating the valleys of the river Seez and the Rhine.

Although involving a long hike, the summit is easily accessible by trails from both sides.


  1. ^ Swisstopo maps