From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The summit with the hotel
Highest point
Elevation 2,681 m (8,796 ft)
Prominence 128 m (420 ft) [1]
Parent peak Reeti
Coordinates 46°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
Location Bern, Switzerland
Parent range Bernese 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 metre 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. 

External links[edit]