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Grosses Tschingelhorn
The Tschingelhörner (main summit on the right) with the Martinsloch visible on the right
Highest point
Elevation 2,849 m (9,347 ft)
Prominence 109 m (358 ft) [1]
Parent peak Piz Grisch
Coordinates 46°53′53.8″N 9°13′16.8″E / 46.898278°N 9.221333°E / 46.898278; 9.221333Coordinates: 46°53′53.8″N 9°13′16.8″E / 46.898278°N 9.221333°E / 46.898278; 9.221333
Tschingelhörner is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Glarus/Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent range Glarus Alps

The Tschingelhörner (also spelled Tschingelhoren) are a mountain of the Glarus Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Glarus and Graubünden. They are composed of several summits on a 1 km long ridge, of which the highest is named Grosses Tschingelhorn (2,849 m). The mountain is located between Elm and Flims, west of the Segnas Pass (2,627 m). East of the main summit is a hole named Martinsloch.

The mountain is part of the Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located west of the summit at approximately 2,740 metres.
  2. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1179

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