The Finsteraarhorn is the highest peak in the Bernese Alps and the highest summit in the Alps lying outside the main chain. The Finsteraarhorn is the third most prominent peak in the Alps. Since 2001 the whole massif and surrounding glaciers are part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch World Heritage Site.

Finsteraarhorn SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by jonwilphoto

4 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 4, 2011. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Junfraujoch- Weissnolan, and out through ZUG.

Others who’ve summited Finsteraarhorn

  • utaphilipp
  • Apoutsiak

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Junfraujoch- Weissnolan

50% out through ZUG


SNAPSHOTedit info


14,022 ft / 4,274 m


7,477 ft / 2,279 m

Height Rank Range

Bernese Alps


Bern, Switzerland

Summited by

  • jonwilphoto
  • utaphilipp
  • Apoutsiak
  • NordHammer

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