Bec des Rosses

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Bec des Rosses
Bec Zriteli.JPG
The northern side
Highest point
Elevation 3,223 m (10,574 ft)
Prominence 283 m (928 ft) [1]
Parent peak Mont Fort
Coordinates 46°4′19″N 7°17′56″E / 46.07194°N 7.29889°E / 46.07194; 7.29889Coordinates: 46°4′19″N 7°17′56″E / 46.07194°N 7.29889°E / 46.07194; 7.29889
Geography
Bec des Rosses is located in Switzerland
Bec des Rosses
Bec des Rosses
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps

The Bec des Rosses is a mountain of the Pennine Alps, overlooking Verbier in the Swiss canton of Valais. It is connected to Verbier and the 4 Vallees ski area.

Each year the Bec des Rosses hosts the world's most prestigious extreme skiing and snowboarding contest, the Verbier Extreme. Most routes down the face are between 55 and 60 degrees, and for this reason the Bec des Rosses is renowned as one of the toughest mountains to ski in the Alps.

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  1. ^ Swisstopo maps

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