Category: Alps

Mont Buet

Mont Buet Mont Buet is a picturesque peak in the heart of Haute-Savoie, with the Hotel Du Buet conveniently located near the foot of the mountain. Hikers can enjoy a leisurely climb up the base of Mont Buet from the Chamonix Valley, but increasing difficulties come with elevation, including some technical difficulties with hiking over …

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Lauterbrunnen Breithorn

Blatten Breithorn Lauterbrunnen Breithorn is one of several mountains called “Breithorn,” and stands on the border of Bern and Valais, directly north of the Blatten Breithorn, which is just across the border in Switzerland’s Valais Canton. It is east of Tschingelhorn and west of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared …

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Blatten Breithorn

Blatten Breithorn Blatten Breithorn is one of several mountains called “Breithorn,” and stands directly south of the Lauterbrunnen Breithorn, which is in Bern Canton. Blatten Breithorn is on the Valais side. It is west of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. Its parent …

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Schinhorn

Schinhorn Schinhorn lies between the Lötschental and Oberaletsch valleys in the Bernese Alps, west of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. It is directly southwest of Sattelhorn and its parent peak is the Aletschhorn. The mountain is located in the canton of Valais, …

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Dreieckhorn

Dreieckhorn Dreieckhorn overlooks the snowy and icy Swiss Konkordiaplatz valley, also known as Concordia Place. Standing west of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, it serves as one of the many picturesque peaks in Switzerland’s Bernese Alps. The parent peak of Dreieckhorn is Aletschhorn. The main Aletsch Glacier stems from Konkordiaplatz, and the …

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Nesthorn

Nesthorn The Nesthorn is a Swiss mountain in the idyllic Bernese Alps. It stands between the Oberaletsch Glacier and the Gredetschtal, southeast of the Lonzahörner and northwest of the Unterbächhorn mountains. The mountain is located in the Swiss canton of Valais, northwest of the ski village of Belalp, and north of the historic town of …

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Schönbühlhorn

Schönbühlhorn (Schoenenbuelhorn) The Schönbühlhorn stands next to Gross Wannenhorn, overlooking the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. Schönbühlhorn is in the mountain range that lies south of the Grünhornlücke mountain pass that connects the Aletsch Glacier and the Fiescher Glacier. It is one of many majestic mountains located …

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Fiescher Gabelhorn

Fiescher Gabelhorn Fiescher Gabelhorn stands over the Konkordiaplatz, which is an area of snow and ice. It is northwest of the Gross Wannenhorn, which is its parent peak, in the Bernese Alps. It is east of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. The …

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Mittaghorn

Mittaghorn (Tachaigne) The Mittaghorn sits in the center of the Lauterbrunnen Wall, a mountain wall in the Bernese Alps. It is south of Jungfrau, east of Breithorn, and west of the Aletsch Glacier in the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. Its parent peak is the Gletscherhorn. This …

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Kleines Fiescherhorn

Kleines Fiescherhorn Kleines Fiescherhorn is one of several pointed peaks in the picturesque Bernese Alps. In German, Kleines Fiescherhorn translates to “Small Horn of Fiesch.” The Kleines Fiescherhorn, along with the Grosses and Hinteres Fiescherhorn, form the Fiescherhörner mountain massif. It sits west of Agassizhorn and east of Trugberg. The mountain sits on the border …

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