Balmhorn, Switzerland

Prominence: 1021 m, 3350 ft

Elevation: 3698 meters, 12,133 feet

True Isolation: 12.37 km, 7.69 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 25' 30'' N, 7° 41' 37'' E
46.425, 7.693611 (Dec Deg)
399621 E 5142099 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionFrutigen-Niedersimmental

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 8
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 7)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2022-06-26 by Alfred E Neuman

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Looking from the summit of Balmhorn towards the fore-summit, with Wildstrubel in the distance (2022-06-26). Photo by Alfred E Neuman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1021 m/3350 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1021 m/3350 ft
  Line Parent: Breithorn
  Key Col: SW of L√∂tschenpass    2677 m/8783 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 12.37 km/7.69 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.3925, 7.8475
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bietschhorn  (ESE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Northern Alps
Range4: Berner Oberland
Ridges/DividesEurasia Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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On the Zackengrat during the descent from Balmhorn. Rinderhorn on the right (2022-06-26). Photo by Alfred E Neuman.
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