Testa Grigia

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Testa Grigia
View of Testa Grigia (centre right) from the Theodul Pass
Highest point
Elevation 3,479 m (11,414 ft)
Prominence 34 m (112 ft) [1]
Parent peak Breithorn
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates 45°56′07″N 07°42′27″E / 45.93528°N 7.70750°E / 45.93528; 7.70750Coordinates: 45°56′07″N 07°42′27″E / 45.93528°N 7.70750°E / 45.93528; 7.70750
Testa Grigia is located in Alps
Testa Grigia
Testa Grigia
Location in the Alps
Location Valais, Switzerland
Aosta Valley, Italy
Parent range Pennine Alps

Testa Grigia (Italian, lit. "grey head") (3,479 m) is a rocky prominence above the Theodul Pass, located on the border between Italy (Aosta Valley) and Switzerland (Valais).

The summit can be reached from Breuil-Cervinia and is the culminating point of the Italian part of the international ski area with Zermatt. A connection with the Klein Matterhorn (3,889 m) is planned for 2016.[2]


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Passo di Ventina Nord (3,445 m).
  2. ^ Projects by the Zermatt Bergbahnen AG zermatt.ch

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