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Piz Tgietschen
Oberalpstock east view.jpg
Oberalpstock from east
Highest point
Elevation 3,328 m (10,919 ft)
Prominence 709 m (2,326 ft) [1]
Isolation 12.7 km (7.9 mi) [2]
Parent peak Tödi
Coordinates 46°44′33.1″N 8°46′10.1″E / 46.742528°N 8.769472°E / 46.742528; 8.769472Coordinates: 46°44′33.1″N 8°46′10.1″E / 46.742528°N 8.769472°E / 46.742528; 8.769472
Oberalpstock is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden/Uri, Switzerland
Parent range Glarus Alps[3]

The Oberalpstock or Piz Tgietschen is a mountain in the Glarus Alps between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden. Its massif separates the valleys of Maderanertal (Uri) and Surselva near Sedrun (Graubündnen).

The Oberalpstock is the highest summit of the Glarus Alps west of the Tödi, and also the highest mountain in the canton of Uri east of the Reuss.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Oberalpstock on peakbagger
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is southwest of Piz Dado (Tödi massif).
  3. ^ John Ball, The Alpine Guide, Central Alps, 1866, London

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