List of most-isolated mountains of Switzerland

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This is a list of the most topographically isolated mountains of Switzerland. This list only includes summits with an isolation of at least 10.0 kilometres (6.2 mi), regardless of their elevation or topographical prominence (drop). For a general list of mountains, with height and prominence ranking, see List of mountains of Switzerland.

The list includes all eight ultra-prominent peaks of Switzerland as well as several canton high points.

List[edit]

Rank Mountain[1] Height (m) Isolation (km) Drop (m) Coordinates Range Canton(s)
1 Piz Bernina 4049 137.8 2234 46°22′56″N 09°54′29″E / 46.38222°N 9.90806°E / 46.38222; 9.90806 Bernina Range Graubünden
2 Monte Rosa 4634 78.3 2165 45°56′13″N 07°52′01″E / 45.93694°N 7.86694°E / 45.93694; 7.86694 Pennine Alps Valais
3 Finsteraarhorn 4274 51.7 2280 46°32′15″N 08°07′34″E / 46.53750°N 8.12611°E / 46.53750; 8.12611 Bernese Alps Bern/Valais
4 Chasseral 1606 49.5 666 47°09′59″N 07°03′34″E / 47.16639°N 7.05944°E / 47.16639; 7.05944 Jura Mountains Bern
5 Tödi 3614 42.1 1570 46°48′40″N 08°54′53″E / 46.81111°N 8.91472°E / 46.81111; 8.91472 Glarus Alps Glarus/Graubünden
6 Mont Tendre 1679 38.7 451 46°35′41″N 06°18′36″E / 46.59472°N 6.31000°E / 46.59472; 6.31000 Jura Mountains Vaud
7 Rheinwaldhorn 3402 35.1 1337 46°29′37″N 09°02′24″E / 46.49361°N 9.04000°E / 46.49361; 9.04000 Lepontine Alps Graubünden/Ticino
8 Le Chasseron 1607 32.0 590 46°51′06″N 06°32′19″E / 46.85167°N 6.53861°E / 46.85167; 6.53861 Jura Mountains Vaud
9 Schesaplana 2964 30.3 826 47°03′14″N 09°42′26″E / 47.05389°N 9.70722°E / 47.05389; 9.70722 Rätikon Graubünden
10 Ringelspitz 3248 29.8 844 46°53′59″N 09°20′39″E / 46.89972°N 9.34417°E / 46.89972; 9.34417 Glarus Alps Graubünden/St. Gallen
11 Hasenmatt 1445 29.6 618 47°14′31″N 07°27′02″E / 47.24194°N 7.45056°E / 47.24194; 7.45056 Jura Mountains Solothurn
12 Grand Combin 4314 26.4 1517 45°56′15″N 07°17′57″E / 45.93750°N 7.29917°E / 45.93750; 7.29917 Pennine Alps Valais
13 Säntis 2502 25.7 2021 47°14′58″N 09°20′36″E / 47.24944°N 9.34333°E / 47.24944; 9.34333 Appenzell Alps Appenzell A./Appenzell I./St. Gallen
14 Piz Linard 3010 24.9 1027 46°47′56″N 10°04′17″E / 46.79889°N 10.07139°E / 46.79889; 10.07139 Silvretta Alps Graubünden
15 Piz Kesch 3418 22.9 1503 46°37′17″N 09°52′21″E / 46.62139°N 9.87250°E / 46.62139; 9.87250 Albula Alps Graubünden
16 Wildhorn 3248 22.9 978 46°21′17″N 07°21′39″E / 46.35472°N 7.36083°E / 46.35472; 7.36083 Bernese Alps Bern/Valais
17 Dammastock 3630 21.6 1466 46°38′37″N 08°25′16″E / 46.64361°N 8.42111°E / 46.64361; 8.42111 Uri Alps Bern/Uri
18 Piz Sesvenna 3204 21.5 1055 46°42′22″N 10°24′11″E / 46.70611°N 10.40306°E / 46.70611; 10.40306 Sesvenna Alps Graubünden
19 Dents du Midi 3257 19.0 1796 46°09′40″N 06°55′24″E / 46.16111°N 6.92333°E / 46.16111; 6.92333 Chablais Alps Valais
20 Cornettes de Bise 2432 18.2 1063 46°19′57″N 06°47′04″E / 46.33250°N 6.78444°E / 46.33250; 6.78444 Chablais Alps Valais
21 Pizzo Campo Tencia 3072 17.5 754 46°25′47″N 08°43′34″E / 46.42972°N 8.72611°E / 46.42972; 8.72611 Lepontine Alps Ticino
22 Pizzo Tambo 3279 16.9 1164 46°29′49″N 09°17′00″E / 46.49694°N 9.28333°E / 46.49694; 9.28333 Oberhalbstein Alps Graubünden
23 Dom 4545 16.8 1046 46°05′42″N 07°51′36″E / 46.09500°N 7.86000°E / 46.09500; 7.86000 Pennine Alps Valais
24 Pilatus 2128 16.7 585 46°58′26″N 08°14′28″E / 46.97389°N 8.24111°E / 46.97389; 8.24111 Emmental Alps Nidwalden/Obwalden
25 Piz Calderas 3397 16.5 1085 46°32′11″N 09°41′46″E / 46.53639°N 9.69611°E / 46.53639; 9.69611 Albula Alps Graubünden
26 Lägern 866 16.4 425 47°28′54″N 08°23′41″E / 47.48167°N 8.39472°E / 47.48167; 8.39472 Jura Mountains Zurich
27 Lindenberg 878 16.3 358 47°15′13″N 08°17′35″E / 47.25361°N 8.29306°E / 47.25361; 8.29306 Lindenberg Lucerne
28 Seerücken (Büürer Holz) 721 16.1 268 47°38′56″N 09°02′00″E / 47.64889°N 9.03333°E / 47.64889; 9.03333 Seerücken Thurgau
29 Fluchthorn 3398 15.6 646 46°53′27″N 10°13′39″E / 46.89083°N 10.22750°E / 46.89083; 10.22750 Silvretta Alps Graubünden
30 Piz Medel 3210 15.4 942 46°37′05″N 08°54′40″E / 46.61806°N 8.91111°E / 46.61806; 8.91111 Lepontine Alps Graubünden/Ticino
31 Piz Murtaröl 3180 15.1 679 46°34′14″N 10°17′15″E / 46.57056°N 10.28750°E / 46.57056; 10.28750 Ortler Alps Graubünden
32 Le Soliat 1464 14.9 204 46°55′43″N 06°43′29″E / 46.92861°N 6.72472°E / 46.92861; 6.72472 Jura Mountains Neuchâtel
33 Irchel 694 14.9 260 47°32′22″N 08°36′26″E / 47.53944°N 8.60722°E / 47.53944; 8.60722 Jura Mountains Zurich
34 Gridone 2188 14.4 1218 46°07′24″N 08°38′53″E / 46.12333°N 8.64806°E / 46.12333; 8.64806 Lepontine Alps Ticino
35 Monte Generoso 1701 14.4 1321 45°55′53″N 09°01′12″E / 45.93139°N 9.02000°E / 45.93139; 9.02000 Lugano Prealps Ticino
36 Diablerets 3210 14.3 968 46°18′14″N 07°11′21″E / 46.30389°N 7.18917°E / 46.30389; 7.18917 Bernese Alps Valais/Vaud
37 Glärnisch 2915 14.3 967 46°59′55″N 08°59′55″E / 46.99861°N 8.99861°E / 46.99861; 8.99861 Schwyz Alps Glarus
38 La Dôle 1677 13.9 355 46°25′30″N 06°05′58″E / 46.42500°N 6.09944°E / 46.42500; 6.09944 Jura Mountains Vaud
39 Matterhorn 4478 13.8 1040 45°58′35″N 07°39′30″E / 45.97639°N 7.65833°E / 45.97639; 7.65833 Pennine Alps Valais
40 Bruschghorn 3056 13.8 577 46°37′52″N 09°18′24″E / 46.63111°N 9.30667°E / 46.63111; 9.30667 Lepontine Alps Graubünden
41 Chutzen 820 13.6 261 47°00′53″N 07°19′26″E / 47.01472°N 7.32389°E / 47.01472; 7.32389 Chutzen Bern
42 Aroser Rothorn 2980 13.5 1349 46°44′16″N 09°36′50″E / 46.73778°N 9.61389°E / 46.73778; 9.61389 Plessur Alps Graubünden
43 Bietschhorn 3934 13.4 806 46°23′29″N 07°51′03″E / 46.39139°N 7.85083°E / 46.39139; 7.85083 Bernese Alps Valais
44 Monte Tamaro 1962 13.3 1408 46°06′14″N 08°51′58″E / 46.10389°N 8.86611°E / 46.10389; 8.86611 Lugano Prealps Ticino
45 Rigi 1798 13.1 1290 47°03′24″N 08°29′08″E / 47.05667°N 8.48556°E / 47.05667; 8.48556 Schwyz Alps Schwyz
46 Aletschhorn 4193 12.9 1029 46°27′54″N 07°59′37″E / 46.46500°N 7.99361°E / 46.46500; 7.99361 Bernese Alps Valais
47 Blinnenhorn 3374 12.8 945 46°25′33″N 08°18′29″E / 46.42583°N 8.30806°E / 46.42583; 8.30806 Lepontine Alps Valais
48 Oberalpstock 3328 12.7 709 46°44′33″N 08°46′10″E / 46.74250°N 8.76944°E / 46.74250; 8.76944 Glarus Alps Graubünden/Uri
49 Balmhorn 3698 12.3 1022 46°25′30″N 07°41′37″E / 46.42500°N 7.69361°E / 46.42500; 7.69361 Bernese Alps Bern/Valais
50 Schafberg 2239 11.8 735 46°38′13″N 07°19′01″E / 46.63694°N 7.31694°E / 46.63694; 7.31694 Bernese Alps Bern/Fribourg
51 Monte Leone 3553 11.7 1144 46°14′59″N 08°06′37″E / 46.24972°N 8.11028°E / 46.24972; 8.11028 Lepontine Alps Valais
52 Piz Platta 3392 11.7 1108 46°29′13″N 09°33′42″E / 46.48694°N 9.56167°E / 46.48694; 9.56167 Oberhalbstein Alps Graubünden
53 Muttler 3293 11.5 703 46°54′02″N 10°22′43″E / 46.90056°N 10.37861°E / 46.90056; 10.37861 Samnaun Alps Graubünden
54 Weissfluh 2843 11.5 497 46°50′07″N 09°47′40″E / 46.83528°N 9.79444°E / 46.83528; 9.79444 Plessur Alps Graubünden
55 Gamsberg 2385 11.5 1358 47°08′07″N 09°22′28″E / 47.13528°N 9.37444°E / 47.13528; 9.37444 Appenzell Alps St. Gallen
56 Weisshorn 4506 11.0 1235 46°06′06″N 07°42′58″E / 46.10167°N 7.71611°E / 46.10167; 7.71611 Pennine Alps Valais
57 Weissmies 4017 11.0 1185 46°07′40″N 08°00′43″E / 46.12778°N 8.01194°E / 46.12778; 8.01194 Pennine Alps Valais
58 Bürglen (Albis) 915 11.0 375 47°15′28″N 08°32′14″E / 47.25778°N 8.53722°E / 47.25778; 8.53722 Albis Zurich
59 Basòdino 3273 10.9 960 46°24′42″N 08°28′07″E / 46.41167°N 8.46861°E / 46.41167; 8.46861 Lepontine Alps Ticino
60 Napf 1408 10.5 552 47°00′15″N 07°56′24″E / 47.00417°N 7.94000°E / 47.00417; 7.94000 Emmental Alps Bern/Lucerne
61 Piz Quattervals 3165 10.4 471 46°37′38″N 10°05′42″E / 46.62722°N 10.09500°E / 46.62722; 10.09500 Livigno Alps Graubünden
62 Vanil Noir 2389 10.4 1110 46°31′43″N 07°08′54″E / 46.52861°N 7.14833°E / 46.52861; 7.14833 Bernese Alps Fribourg/Vaud
63 Piz Pisoc 3173 10.3 922 46°44′40″N 10°16′47″E / 46.74444°N 10.27972°E / 46.74444; 10.27972 Sesvenna Alps Graubünden
64 Pizzo Paglia 2593 10.3 498 46°13′55″N 09°13′09″E / 46.23194°N 9.21917°E / 46.23194; 9.21917 Lepontine Alps Graubünden
65 Montagne du Château 929 10.3 249 46°34′51″N 06°42′57″E / 46.58083°N 6.71583°E / 46.58083; 6.71583 Jorat Vaud
66 Mont Vully 653 10.3 173 46°57′50″N 07°05′38″E / 46.96389°N 7.09389°E / 46.96389; 7.09389 Mont Vully Fribourg
67 Piz Timun 3209 10.2 823 46°28′01″N 09°24′34″E / 46.46694°N 9.40944°E / 46.46694; 9.40944 Oberhalbstein Alps Graubünden
68 Pizzo Rotondo 3192 10.0 752 46°31′01″N 08°27′57″E / 46.51694°N 8.46583°E / 46.51694; 8.46583 Lepontine Alps Ticino/Valais

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  1. ^ All mountain heights and prominences are from the 1:25,000 Swisstopo topographic maps. Topographic isolations were retrieved from the Google Earth geographical information program.

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