Unterrothorn

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Unterrothorn
Zermatt-rothorn.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 3,104 m (10,184 ft)
Prominence 123 m (404 ft) [1]
Parent peak Monte Rosa
Coordinates 46°01′19″N 7°47′51″E / 46.02194°N 7.79750°E / 46.02194; 7.79750Coordinates: 46°01′19″N 7°47′51″E / 46.02194°N 7.79750°E / 46.02194; 7.79750
Geography
Unterrothorn is located in Switzerland
Unterrothorn
Unterrothorn
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps
Climbing
Easiest route Cable car

The Unterrothon (or simply Rothorn) is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, overlooking Zermatt in the canton of Valais. It is located west of the Oberrothorn, on the range north of the Findel Glacier.

The summit can be reached by cable car via Sunnegga and Blauherd. The Rothorn paradise is one of the main ski areas located around Zermatt.

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Furggji (2,981 m).

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