Berner Alpen

The Bernese Alps are a mountain range of the , located in western . Although the name suggests that they are located in the Berner Oberland region of the canton of Bern, portions of the Bernese Alps are in the adjacent cantons of Valais, Fribourg and , the latter being usually named Fribourg Alps and Vaud Alps respectively.

Landmarks in the Area

The Agassizhorn is a mountain of the in . Photo: Fiesch, Public domain.

The Finsteraarhorn is the highest mountain in the in and the most prominent peak of Switzerland. is situated 2½ km southeast of Berner Alpen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Klein Grünhorn is a mountain of the in , situated north of the Gross Grünhorn in the canton of Valais. is situated 2½ km southwest of Berner Alpen. Photo: Johnw, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

The Konkordia Hut is a mountain hut of the Swiss Alpine Club, located north of in the canton of Valais. is situated 7 km southwest of Berner Alpen. Photo: El.Sarmiento, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Jungfraujoch is a saddle in the , connecting the two four-thousander peaks and , at an elevation of 3,466 metres above sea level. is situated 9 km west of Berner Alpen. Photo: Tallin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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