Bellavista (mountain)

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Bellavista
Bellavista.jpg
Bellavista seen from the Boval hut (its four peaks can be seen on the summit ridge), with Piz Argient (snowy dome, right) and Crast' Agüzza (rocky peak, extreme right)
Highest point
Elevation 3,922 m (12,867 ft)
Prominence 82 m (269 ft) [1]
Isolation 0.42 kilometres (0.26 mi)
Parent peak Piz Argient
Coordinates 46°22′25″N 9°55′56″E / 46.37361°N 9.93222°E / 46.37361; 9.93222Coordinates: 46°22′25″N 9°55′56″E / 46.37361°N 9.93222°E / 46.37361; 9.93222
Geography
Bellavista is located in Alps
Bellavista
Bellavista
Location in the Alps
Location Italy / Switzerland
Parent range Bernina Range
Climbing
First ascent 10 September 1868 by Emil Burckhardt and Hans Grass
Easiest route East–west traverse, a snow arete (F)

Bellavista (3922 m) is a mountain in the Bernina Range in Switzerland and Italy. The mountain is bounded on the east by the Fuorcla Bellavista and on the west by the Pass dal Zupò. There are four summits on the main ridge, at the heights of 3799, 3888, 3890, and 3922 m from east to west.[2]

The first traverse of all four peaks was made by Emil Burckhardt and Hans Grass on 10 September 1868.[2] C. C. Branch and B. Wainewright with guide Martin Schocher made the first traverse of the Bellavista peaks and the three peaks of the neighbouring Piz Palü on 19 August 1889.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swisstopo maps
  2. ^ a b c Collomb, Robin, Bernina Alps, Goring: West Col Productions, 1988

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