Matterhorn Group

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointMatterhorn (4478 m/14,692 ft)
CountriesItaly (83%), Switzerland (17%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesValle d’Aosta (83%), Valais (17%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area276 sq km / 107 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent39 km / 24 mi North-South
13 km / 8 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 51' N; 7° 40' E
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Map of Matterhorn 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 Matterhorn Group.
Southwest Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Parent)
         Valpelline-Valtournenche AreaLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Matterhorn GroupLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Matterhorn Group

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Matterhorn447814,692Matterhorn Group
2.Pic Tyndall424113,914Matterhorn Group
3.Picco Muzio418713,737Matterhorn Group
4.Furggrat349211,457Matterhorn Group
5.Theodulhorn346911,381Matterhorn Group
6.Furgghorn345111,322Matterhorn Group
7.Monte Zerbion27198921Matterhorn Group
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 Matterhorn Group


This unusual view of the Matterhorn showcases it’s sheer east face (1993-08).
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Theodulhorn (flat peak in center of photo) from across the saddle on a cold day (2018-02-20). Photo by Aaron Kissel.
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Monte Zerbion
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Monte Zerbion as seen from its N subsummit (2021-07-20). Photo by Filippo Ceragioli.
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