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 a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001. Its parent peak is the Jungfrau.

The mountain is located in the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais and overlooks the beautiful Lötschental valley.

View of the Lauterbrunnen Valley and Lauterbrunnen Wall from the Mannlichen, Switzerland | kavalenkava

Country: Switzerland

Mountain Range: Bernese Alps

Elevation: 12,400 feet / 3,780 meters

Prominence: 1,453 feet / 443 meters

First Ascent: July 31, 1865 by Edmund von Fellenberg

Fun Fact: Lauterbrunnen Breithorn is the 27th highest peak in the Bernese Alps.


Lauterbrunnen Breithorn mountain in summer, Bernese Alps, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
From the valley of Lauterbrunnen – Breithorn (3,780 m – 12,400 ft), Tschingelhorn (3,562 m – 11,686 ft), and Gspaltenhorn (3,436 m – 11,273 ft).
View up the Lauterbrunnen Valley in Switzerland, looking towards the snowy top of the Breithorn.
The west flank of the Jungfrau towering over the Lauterbrunnen valley, with the snowy peak of the Breithorn in the distance.
Breithorn and the Alps on Bernese Oberland and the Lauterbrunnen valley from Mannlichen station, Switzerland.
Lauterbrunnen Valley in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. Lauterbrunnen Breithorn summit (3782 m) in the background.
Breithorn near Jungfrau
Autumn at Lötschental

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