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The summit with the hotel
Highest point
Elevation2,681 m (8,796 ft)
Prominence128 m (420 ft) [1]
Parent peakReeti
Coordinates46°40′29.6″N 7°59′58.8″E / 46.674889°N 7.999667°E / 46.674889; 7.999667Coordinates: 46°40′29.6″N 7°59′58.8″E / 46.674889°N 7.999667°E / 46.674889; 7.999667
Faulhorn is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
LocationBern, Switzerland
Parent rangeBernese Alps

The Faulhorn is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located between Lake Brienz and Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland. The summit is 2,681 metres (8,796 ft) high and can be reached by several trails.

The mountain is split between the municipalities of Iseltwald and Grindelwald, with the summit located on the boundary between the two.[2]

Since 1830, a hotel is located on the very summit.

Panoramic view from Faulhorn.
Panoramic view from Faulhorn


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Reetihitta (2,553 m).
  2. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2012-12-30.

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