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Weissmies Group

Highest PointWeissmies (4017 m/13,179 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland (60%), Italy (40%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesValais (59%), Piedmont (41%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area642 sq km / 248 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent36 km / 22 mi North-South
34 km / 21 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 11' N; 8° 5' E
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Map of Weissmies Group
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Weissmies Group.
Pennine AlpsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Grande Rochére-Fallére AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Grand Combin AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Otemma AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weisshorn GroupLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         MischabelLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weissgrat-San MartinoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Weissmies GroupLevel 5
         Monte Rosa FoothillsLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Weissmies Group

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Weissmies401713,179 
2.Lagginhorn401013,156 
3.Fletschhorn399313,100 
4.Stellihorn343611,273 
5.Jegihorn320610,518 
6.Nollenhorn318510,449 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Weissmies Group

Weissmies
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Weissmies from Lagginhorn (2011-07-15). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Fletschhorn

The Fletschhorn just misses the 4000-meter mark, but it is still an impressive summit, as seen here on the approach from Weissmies Hut (1993-08-21).



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