Rimpfischhorn

The Rimpfischhorn (4,199 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps of Switzerland.

Rimpfischhorn
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The Rimpfischhorn from the Allalinhorn
Highest point
Elevation4,199 m (13,776 ft)
Prominence635 m (2,083 ft)[1]
Parent peakDom
Isolation4.7 km (2.9 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates46°01′23″N 7°53′02″E / 46.02306°N 7.88389°E / 46.02306; 7.88389Coordinates: 46°01′23″N 7°53′02″E / 46.02306°N 7.88389°E / 46.02306; 7.88389
Geography
Rimpfischhorn is located in Switzerland
Rimpfischhorn
Rimpfischhorn
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangePennine Alps
Climbing
First ascent9 September 1859 by Leslie Stephen and Robert Liveing with guides Melchior Anderegg and Johann Zumtaugwald
Easiest routeAllalin glacier/north-west ridge (PD); a snow climb.

The first ascent of the mountain was by Leslie Stephen and Robert Living with guides Melchior Anderegg and Johann Zumtaugwald on 9 September 1859. Their route of ascent was from Fluh Alp via the Rimpfischwänge.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Allalinpass (3,564 m).

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