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Swiss Alps

Chief peaks and mountain passes in the Swiss Alps:


;Bernese Oberland: with chief peaks and moutain passes from Lake Geneva to the Furka, the Reuss Valley and Lake Lucerne; ;Lepontine Alps: from the Simplon to the Splugen and south of the Furka and Oberalp Passes; from the St Gotthard Pass to the Splugen, is sometimes named the Adula Alps; ;Tödi Range: from the Oberalp Pass to the Klausen Pass; ;Bernina Alps: from the Maloja to the Reschen Scheideck and the Stelvio, south and east of the Val Bregaglia and of the Engadine and north of the Valtellina; ;Albula Range: from the Splugen Pass to the Flüela Pass, north and west of the Val Bregaglia and of the Engadine; ;Silvretta and Rätikon Ranges: from the Flüela Pass to the Reschen Scheideck and the Arlberg Pass; ;Pennine Alps: from the Little St Bernard to the Simplon Pass. ;North-Eastern Swiss Alps: north of the Klausen Pass.

North-Eastern Swiss Alps


The chief peaks of the Swiss (Pre-)
Alps, north of the Klausen Pass, are:


Glärnisch (highest) 2920 meters9580 feet
Bös Fulen (Böser Faulen) 2804 meters9200 feet
Säntis 2504 meters8216 feet
Altmann 2438 meters7999 feet
Faulfirst 2416 meters7925 feet
Alvier 2363 meters7753 feet
Churfirsten (highest)2309 meters7576 feet
Speer 1954 meters6411 feet
Grosser Mythen 1902 meters6240 feet
Rigikulm 1800 meters5906 feet
Hoher Kasten 1798 meters5899 feet
Rossberg 1583 meters5194 feet
Zugerberg Hochwacht992 meters3255 feet
Albis Hochwacht 880 meters2887 feet
Uetliberg 873 meters2864 feet


The chief passeses of the Swiss Alps, north of the Klausen Pass, are:
Note: road status as in 1911.

Mountain passlocationtype (as of 1911)elevation

Ruosalperkulm Schächen Valley to the Muota Valley foot path 2172 meters7126 feet

Karren Alp Pass Muota Valley to Linthal foot path 2096 meters6877 feet

Kinzigkulm Pass Schächen Valley to the Muota Valley foot path 2076 meters6811 feet

Saasberg Pass Einsiedeln to Glarus foot path 1898 meters6227 feet

Kamor Pass Appenzell to Rüthi bridle path 1680 meters5512 feet

Saxerlücke Appenzell to Sax foot path

1651 meters5417 feet

Schwein Alp Pass Wägital (Wäggithal) to bridle path 1572 meters5158 feet

Pragel Pass Muotathal to Glarus carriage road in progress 1554 meters5099 feet

Hacken Pass Schwyz to Einsiedeln foot path 1417 meters4649 feet

Holzegg Pass Schwyz to Einsiedeln bridle path 1407 meters4616 feet

Ibergeregg Pass Schwyz to Iberg and Einsiedeln carriage road 1406 meters4613 feet

Krazeren Pass Nesslau to Urnäsch bridle path 1217 meters3993 feet

(from a 1911 encyclopedia)