The Grauspitz (Vorder Grauspitze or Vorder Grauspitz on some maps) is a mountain in the Rätikon range of the Alps, located on the border between Liechtenstein and Switzerland. With an elevation of 2,599 metres (8,527 ft) above sea level, the Grauspitz is the highest mountain in Liechtenstein. It is also the highest summit of the Rätikon range west of the Schesaplana massif.

View from the east side
Highest point
Elevation2,599 m (8,527 ft)
Prominence353 m (1,158 ft)[1]
Parent peakSchesaplana
Isolation6.18 km (3.84 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
ListingCountry high point
Coordinates47°03′10″N 9°34′55″E / 47.05278°N 9.58194°E / 47.05278; 9.58194Coordinates: 47°03′10″N 9°34′55″E / 47.05278°N 9.58194°E / 47.05278; 9.58194
English translationgrey peak
Language of nameGerman
PronunciationGerman: [ˈɡraʊʃpɪts]
Grauspitz is located in Alps
Location in the Alps
LocationTriesen, Liechtenstein
Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent rangeRätikon, Alps

The mountain lies between the valleys of Lawenatal (municipality of Triesen) on the north and the Fläscher Tal (canton of Graubünden, municipality of Fläsch) on the south. Both sides of the Grauspitz are in the basin of the Rhine, which flows approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) west of the mountain.

The easiest route to the summit ascends over the Hinter Grauspitz (Schwarzhorn), and along a class 3–4 razor ridge.

The Grauspitz from the (Swiss) east side


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Chlei Furgga (2,246 m).

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