Strahlhorn

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Strahlhorn
Wallis Strahlhorn mg-k.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 4,190 m (13,750 ft)
Prominence 401 m (1,316 ft) [1]
Isolation 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Parent peak Rimpfischhorn
Coordinates 46°00′47.6″N 7°54′06.3″E / 46.013222°N 7.901750°E / 46.013222; 7.901750Coordinates: 46°00′47.6″N 7°54′06.3″E / 46.013222°N 7.901750°E / 46.013222; 7.901750
Geography
Strahlhorn is located in Switzerland
Strahlhorn
Strahlhorn
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais
Country Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps
Topo map Swiss Federal Office of Topography swisstopo
Climbing
First ascent 15 August 1854 by Christopher Smyth, Ulrich Lauener, Edmund J. Grenville and Franz-Josef Andenmatten
Easiest route Basic snow climb

The Strahlhorn (4,190 m) is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, located south of Saas-Fee and east of Zermatt in the canton of Valais. It lies on the range that separates the Mattertal from the Saastal and is located approximately halfway between the Rimpfischhorn and the Schwarzberghorn.

Monte Rosa and Strahlhorn (right)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Adlerpass (3,789 m).

Sources[edit]

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

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