View from near the Scherbadung (east side)
|Elevation||3,272 m (10,735 ft)|
|Prominence||586 m (1,923 ft) |
|Parent peak||Monte Leone|
(mountain partially in Italy)
|Parent range||Lepontine Alps|
|First ascent||August 1863 by Johann Jakob Weilenmann (solo)|
The Helsenhorn is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps, overlooking Binn in the Swiss canton of Valais. With a height of 3,272 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit of the Binntal. The border with Italy runs approximately 200 metres south-east of the summit and culminates at 3,247 metres.
The east side of the Helsenhorn consists of a large face overlooking the Kriegalp Pass (2,494 m). On the west side is a small glacier named Helsengletscher.
- Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Furggubäumlicke (2,686 m).
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