Elevation

14,941 ft / 4,554 m

#2 in Piemonte

#4 in Switzerland

Prominence

335 ft / 102 m

#67 in Piemonte

#103 in Switzerland

Summits

13 summits

#2 in Piemonte

#14 in Switzerland

Top climbing months

August   57%

July   26%

June   10%

Most climbed route

Normal

Highlights

  • Punta Gnifetti (also known as the Signalkuppe in German) lies on the border between Italy and Switzerland.
  • A subpeak of Monte Rosa.
  • Named after 'the Signal', a prominent gendarme atop the east ridge.
  • The highest hut in Europe, the Margherita hut (named after Italy's Queen consort Margherita of Savoy) lies on the summit.
1 summit • 30.0 km • 1,086 m gain • 19 hr 53 min

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