Gross Walenstock

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Gross Walenstock
The Gross Walenstock with the Bannalpsee
Highest point
Elevation 2,572 m (8,438 ft)
Prominence 32 m (105 ft) [1]
Parent peak Rigidalstock
Coordinates 46°51′25.2″N 8°25′10.7″E / 46.857000°N 8.419639°E / 46.857000; 8.419639Coordinates: 46°51′25.2″N 8°25′10.7″E / 46.857000°N 8.419639°E / 46.857000; 8.419639
Gross Walenstock is located in Switzerland
Gross Walenstock
Gross Walenstock
Location in Switzerland
Location Nidwalden/Obwalden, Switzerland
Parent range Urner Alps

The Gross Walenstock is a mountain of the Urner Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Nidwalden and Obwalden in Central Switzerland. On its northern side it overlooks the Bannalpsee.

The Gross Walenstock is part of the group named Walenstöcke.

The closest localities are Oberrickenbach (Nidwalden) and Engelberg (Obwalden).


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The ke col is located north of the Rigidalstock at 2,540 metres.

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