Elevation

14,941 ft / 4,554 m

Prominence

335 ft / 102 m

Range

Pennine Alps

Summits

9 summits

Top climbing months

August   44%

July   33%

June   22%

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.
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