Piz da la Margna

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Piz da la Margna
Lake sils.jpg
Piz da la Margna (left) and Lake Sils
Highest point
Elevation 3,159 m (10,364 ft)
Prominence 273 m (896 ft) [1]
Parent peak Piz Bernina
Coordinates 46°22′55″N 9°43′48″E / 46.38194°N 9.73000°E / 46.38194; 9.73000Coordinates: 46°22′55″N 9°43′48″E / 46.38194°N 9.73000°E / 46.38194; 9.73000
Geography
Piz da la Margna is located in Switzerland
Piz da la Margna
Piz da la Margna
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent range Bernina Range
Climbing
First ascent June 1857 by J. Caviezel, Krättli, Robbi and Zaun
Easiest route East flank (F)

Piz da la Margna (3,158 m) is a mountain in the Bernina Range of the Alps, overlooking Lake Sils in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It lies to the south-east of the Maloja Pass at the south-western end of the Engadin valley.

Ascents can be made from Maloja via the north ridge (F); a slightly easier route is via the Val Fedoz and the east flank. The south-east ridge from the Fuorcla da la Margna (AD, IV) was first climbed by Hans Frick, Christian Zippert and Hans Casper on 14 August 1918.[2]

The first recorded ‘tourist’ ascent of the mountain was made by J. Caviezel, Krättli, Robbi and Zaun in June 1857.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Furcella dalla Margna (2,886 m).
  2. ^ a b Collomb, Robin, Bernina Alps, Goring: West Col Productions, 1988

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