Piz Badus

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Piz Badus
Six Madun
Piz Badus.jpg
Piz Badus from North, bottom left a plain is visible which is Tomasee, source of the river Rhine
Highest point
Elevation 2,928 m (9,606 ft)
Prominence 529 m (1,736 ft) [1]
Isolation 4.35 kilometres (2.70 mi)
Parent peak Piz Gannaretsch
Coordinates 46°37′20″N 8°39′48″E / 46.62222°N 8.66333°E / 46.62222; 8.66333Coordinates: 46°37′20″N 8°39′48″E / 46.62222°N 8.66333°E / 46.62222; 8.66333
Geography
Piz Badus is located in Switzerland
Piz Badus
Piz Badus
Location in Switzerland
Location Uri/Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent range Lepontine Alps
Climbing
Easiest route southeastern ridge from Val Maighels / Maighels hut

Piz Badus or Six Madun is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps, lying on the border between the cantons of Uri and Graubünden.

In its northwestern face, which is the Graubünden side, lies Tomasee, source of the Anterior Rhine. It is possible to reach the lake on a path from Oberalp Pass, suitable for most walkers although still a mountain trail.[2]

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