Bernina Group

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPiz Bernina (4049 m/13,284 ft)
CountriesItaly (53%), Switzerland (47%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesLombardy (54%), Graubünden (46%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area718 sq km / 277 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent41 km / 25 mi North-South
33 km / 21 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 21' N; 9° 57' E
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Map of Bernina 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 Bernina Group.
Rhaetian AlpsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Bernina GroupLevel 5
         Disgrazia GroupLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Bernina Group

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Piz Bernina404913,284 
2.Piz Zupò399613,110 
3.Piz Argient394512,943 
4.Piz Roseg393612,913 
5.Piz Palü390512,812 
6.Piz Palü-Ostgipfel388212,736 
7.Crast' Agüzza385412,644 
8.Piz Morteratsch375112,306 
9.Piz Cambrena360611,831 
10.Piz Glüschaint359411,791 
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 Bernina Group

Piz Bernina
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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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