20 Highest Mountains in Switzerland

Switzerland is the country situated in the Western and Central Europe. Pennine Alps range consist most of the highest mountains in Switzerland, 14 of 20 highest mountains lies in the Pennine Alps range in Valais canton. 20 mountains listed below are higher than 4000 meters. Many of the mountains in Switzerland are located in Valais and Bern canton which is home to mountains above 4000 meters. Monte Rosa is the highest mountain in Switzerland at the height of 4,634 meters above sea level with a prominence of 2,165 meters. Not big different between the height of each mountain considering many mountains higher above 4000 meters.

20. Piz Bernina

Piz Bernina

Photo by Daniel Peter via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4049 / 2234 meters
First Ascent: 1850
Location: Graubünden, Switzerland (massif partially in Italy)

19. Ober Gabelhorn

Ober Gabelhorn

Photo by Torsten Klein via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4063 / 536 meters
First Ascent: 1865
Location: Valais, Switzerland

18. Schreckhorn

Schreckhorn

Photo by juerg meier via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4078 / 792 meters
First Ascent: 1861
Location: Bern Switzerland

17. Monch

Monch

Photo by mountaintop1 via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4107 / 584 meters
First Ascent: 1857
Location: Bern/Valais, Switzerland

16. Jungfrau

Jungfrau

Photo by Bronco Oostermeyer via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4158 / 687 meters
First Ascent: 1811
Location: Bern/Valais, Switzerland

15. Breithorn

Breithorn

Photo by guido via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4164 / 439 meters
First Ascent: 1813
Location: Valais, Switzerland

14. Dent d’Herens

Dent d'Herens

Photo by Francesco De Marchi via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4174 / 701 meters
First Ascent: 1863
Location: Valais, Switzerland

13. Strahlhorn

Strahlhorn

Photo by CH13 via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4190 / 401 meters
First Ascent: 1854
Location: Valais, Switzerland

12. Aletschhorn

Aletschhorn

Photo by Björn S… via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4193 / 1029 meters
First Ascent: 1859
Location: Valais, Switzerland

11. Rimpfischhorn

Rimpfischhorn

Photo by Björn S… via Flickr

Height / Prominence: 4199 / 642 meters
First Ascent: 1859
Location: Valais, Switzerland

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