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The Männlichen is a 2,343-metre (7,687 ft) mountain in the Swiss Alps located within the Canton of Berne.

The top station of the Luftseilbahn Wengen-Männlichen with the Männlichen summit behind
Highest point
Elevation2,343 m (7,687 ft)
Prominence141 m (463 ft) [1]
Isolation1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Parent peakTschuggen
Coordinates46°37′05″N 7°56′17″E / 46.61806°N 7.93806°E / 46.61806; 7.93806Coordinates: 46°37′05″N 7°56′17″E / 46.61806°N 7.93806°E / 46.61806; 7.93806
Männlichen is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
LocationBernese Oberland, Switzerland
Parent rangeBernese Alps
Easiest routeAerial tramway

It can be reached from Wengen by the Wengen–Männlichen aerial cableway, or from Grindelwald using the Grindelwald–Männlichen gondola cableway (GM). It then takes 15 minutes to walk to the summit. It is a popular viewpoint over the Lauterbrunnen valley and a popular start location for hikers and skiers.

Lauterbrunnen Valley in winter from Männlichen

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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located north of the Klein Tschuggen at 2,202 metres.

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