Wetterhorn


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Wetterhorn

(vĕt`ərhôrn'), peak, c.12,150 ft (3,700 m) high, Bern canton, S central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps N of the Finsteraarhorn.

Wetterhorn

a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3701 m (12 143 ft.)
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Sometimes Eva went with him--when he climbed the north face of Wetterhorn Peak or the sheer walls of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison rim-to-rim-to-rim.
In Goethe's initial drawing, the left-hand portion of the image depicts mountains he had visited: Mont Blanc, Schreckhorn, Wetterhorn, Atna, Gotthard, Dole, and Brocken (a later version includes other European mountains that Goethe did not visit).
Only friends and fellow alpinists noticed that, with her father, brother, and Anderegg, she had made the first ascent of the Balmhorn (1864), and had been the first woman to reach the summits of the Wetterhorn (1866), Lyskamm (1868), and Piz Bernina (1869).
The church in Wetterhorn is a picturesque destination for skiers and sightseers Copyright, Grindelwald Tourismus
Join us for five days of hiking (including one layover day) around Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn Peaks, complete with deep valleys, rocky eminences, alpine tundra, and towering mountains.
The names in this book are a role call of foolhardy bravery and tenacity: Paccard and Balmat on Mont Blanc (1786); Saussure, Agassiz, and Forbes' investigation of glacial mechanics; Wills, who ushered in the "Golden Age" of British alpinism, atop the Wetterhorn (1854); Tyndall and Whymper's rivalry over the Matterhorn (1865); and finally, decades later, the epitome of 20th-century mountaineering, the five-day climb straight up the hellish Eigerwand by Germans laden with hardware and patriotism (1938).
The move affects an estimated 40 premier climbing sites across the country, from California's San Jacinto, John Muir and Ansel Adams wildernesses to Lizard Head and Wetterhorn peaks in Southwestern Colorado to Wyoming's Wind River Range.