Stecknadelhorn

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Stecknadelhorn
Nadelhorn.jpg
The Stecknadelhorn (right of centre) between the Nadelhorn (left) and the Hohberghorn (far right)
Highest point
Elevation 4,241 m (13,914 ft)
Prominence 23 m (75 ft)
Isolation 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi)
Parent peak Nadelhorn
Coordinates 46°06′41.5″N 7°51′34.8″E / 46.111528°N 7.859667°E / 46.111528; 7.859667Coordinates: 46°06′41.5″N 7°51′34.8″E / 46.111528°N 7.859667°E / 46.111528; 7.859667
Geography
Stecknadelhorn is located in Switzerland
Stecknadelhorn
Stecknadelhorn
Location in Switzerland
Location Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps
Climbing
First ascent 8 August 1887 by Oscar Eckenstein and Matthias Zurbriggen
Easiest route Basic snow climb

The Stecknadelhorn (4,241 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland. It lies on the Nadelgrat, a high-level ridge running roughly north–south above the resort of Saas Fee to the east, and the Mattertal to the west.

It was first climbed by Oscar Eckenstein and Matthias Zurbriggen on 8 August 1887.

The Stecknadelhorn is part of the Mischabel range, which culminates at the Dom (4,545 m).

References[edit]

  • Dumler, Helmut and Willi P. Burkhardt, The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994

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