Haupt (mountain)

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The Haupt (summit on the left) seen from Stöckalp
Highest point
Elevation 2,313 m (7,589 ft)
Prominence 145 m (476 ft) [1]
Parent peak Glogghüs
Coordinates 46°47′13″N 8°15′10″E / 46.78694°N 8.25278°E / 46.78694; 8.25278Coordinates: 46°47′13″N 8°15′10″E / 46.78694°N 8.25278°E / 46.78694; 8.25278
Haupt is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Obwalden, Switzerland
Parent range Urner Alps

The Haupt is a mountain of the Urner Alps, located between the Klein Melchtal and the Melchtal in the canton of Obwalden. Its east side consists of steep limestone cliffs overlooking Stöckalp and Melchsee-Frutt. On its west side it overlooks the Älggi-Alp.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located south-west of the summit at 2,168 metres.

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