Grand Cornier

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Grand Cornier
GrandCornier.jpg
North face of the Grand Cornier above the Zinal Glacier
Highest point
Elevation 3,962 m (12,999 ft)
Prominence 430 m (1,410 ft)
Parent peak Dent Blanche
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates 46°03′08″N 7°36′42″E / 46.05222°N 7.61167°E / 46.05222; 7.61167Coordinates: 46°03′08″N 7°36′42″E / 46.05222°N 7.61167°E / 46.05222; 7.61167
Geography
Grand Cornier is located in Switzerland
Grand Cornier
Grand Cornier
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps
Climbing
First ascent 16 June 1865 by Edward Whymper, Christian Almer, Michel Croz and F. Biner
Easiest route PD+

The Grand Cornier is a 3,962 m (12,999 ft) mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland. It lies 2 km (1.2 mi) north from the Dent Blanche.

The first ascent of the mountain was made via the east ridge by Edward Whymper, Christian Almer, Michel Croz and F. Biner on 16 June 1865.

The Mountet hut (2,886 m (9,469 ft)) and Moiry hut (2,825 m (9,268 ft)) are used for the normal ascent routes.

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References[edit]

Collomb, Robin G., Pennine Alps Central, London: Alpine Club, 1975

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