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Berner Oberland

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointFinsteraarhorn (4274 m/14,022 ft)
CountriesSwitzerland
States/ProvincesBern (38%), Fribourg (21%), Vaud (19%), Valais (18%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,786 sq km / 3,006 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent111 km / 69 mi North-South
139 km / 86 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 37' N; 7° 25' E
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Map of Berner Oberland
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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 Berner Oberland.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4
         Urner AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Glarus AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Saint Gallen AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Western Austria AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Bavarian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KitzbuhelLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Berner Oberland

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Finsteraarhorn427414,022 
2.Aletschhorn419313,757 
3.Jungfrau415813,642 
4.Mönch410713,474 
5.Schreckhorn407813,379 
6.Grosses Fiescherhorn404913,284 
7.Grosses Grünhorn404413,268 
8.Lauteraarhorn404213,261 
9.Hinter-Fiescherhorn402513,205 
10.Gletscherhorn398213,064 
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 Berner Oberland

Finsteraarhorn
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View from Gross Fiescherhorn, on the right Hinter Fiescherhorn (2020-07-12). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Aletschhorn

The Aletschhorn dominates the view south from the Monch (1985-08-09).
Jungfrau

The Jungfrau rises above the Jungfraujoch railway station area. View from the Monch (1985-08-09).
Mönch

The Monch is an easy climb from the Jungfraujoch railway terminal.
Grosses Fiescherhorn
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View from Hinter Fiescherhorn (2020-07-12). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Grosses Grünhorn
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Grosses Grünhorn from Fieschergletscher (2021-07-21). Photo by Ondrej Trocak.
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Eiger

The foreboding Eiger Nordwand towers over Kleine Scheidegg.
Balmhorn
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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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Oberaarhorn
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View from the dam of the Oberaarlake to the Oberaarhorn, which is just right of the saddle in the middle of the picture (2018-07-01). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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Rinderhorn
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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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