Urner Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointDammastock (3630 m/11,909 ft)
States/ProvincesBern (47%), Lucerne (22%), Obwalden (11%), Uri (10%), Nidwalden (6%), Solothurn (3%), Aargau (1%), Valais (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,729 sq km / 1,826 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent91 km / 57 mi North-South
107 km / 67 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 56' N; 7° 58' E
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Map of Urner Alps
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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 Urner Alps.
Northern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Berner OberlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Urner AlpsLevel 4
         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 Urner Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
8.Hinter Tierberg344411,299 
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 Urner Alps

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Pilatus from Stanserhorn funicular (2013-05-18). Photo by Ronald James.
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