Piz Nair

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Piz Nair
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Piz Nair and cable car station
Elevation 3,056 m (10,026 ft)
Prominence 183 m (600 ft)[1]
Parent peak Piz Ot
Location
Piz Nair is located in Switzerland
Piz Nair
Piz Nair
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden, Switzerland
Range Albula Alps
Coordinates 46°30′22.5″N 9°47′14.8″E / 46.506250°N 9.787444°E / 46.506250; 9.787444Coordinates: 46°30′22.5″N 9°47′14.8″E / 46.506250°N 9.787444°E / 46.506250; 9.787444
Climbing
Easiest route Cable car

Piz Nair (3,056 metres (10,026 ft)) is a mountain of the Albula Alps in Switzerland, overlooking St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden. The peak is easily accessible from the village with a funicular and a cable car, the upper station unloads 30 metres (100 ft) below the summit. Below the summit to the east is the Corviglia ski area. The mountain hosted the alpine skiing events for the 1948 Winter Olympics in neighboring St. Moritz.[2] It also hosted the World Championships in 1974 and 2003.

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Fuorcla Schlattain (2,873 m).
  2. ^ 1948 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 6, 21. (French) & (German)

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