Piz Bernina, Switzerland

Prominence: 2234 m, 7329 ft

Elevation: 4049 meters, 13,284 feet

True Isolation: 137.79 km, 85.62 mi
SubpeaksLa Spedla (4020 m/13,189 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 22' 57'' N, 9° 54' 29'' E
46.382363, 9.908046 (Dec Deg)
569826 E 5136933 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceGraubünden (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionMaloja/Maloggia (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 53
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 50)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-08-09 by David Sanger
     2002-08-15 by Keith Anderson
     2009-07-26 by Matthias Fieles
     2011-08-28 by Rob Woodall
     2011-08-28 by Petter Bjørstad
     2018-08-24 by Pajaman Hatamalo (Unsuccessful)
     2020-08-19 by Péter Hugli

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Climbers traversing the summit ridge from Piz Alv to Piz Bernina in high winds on the Biancograt Route (2012-07-23). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2234 m/7329 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2234 m/7329 ft
  Key Col: Malojapass    1815 m/5955 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 137.79 km/85.62 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.5367, 8.1283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Finsteraarhorn  (W)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Rhaetian Alps (Highest Point)
Range5: Bernina Group (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsInn
Danube (HP)
Black Sea
Sea of Marmara
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First AscentSeptember, 1850
    Croz, Johann
    Tscharner, Jon Ragut
    Tscharner, Lorenz Ragut
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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