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Piz Sesvenna

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Piz Sesvenna

Piz Sesvenna
Muntpitschen and Piz Sesvenna
Elevation 3,204 m (10,512 ft)
Prominence 1,055 m (3,461 ft)[1]
Isolation 21.5 km (13.4 mi)[2]
Parent peak Ortler
Piz Sesvenna
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden, Switzerland (near the Italian border)
Range Sesvenna Range

Piz Sesvenna is the highest mountain in the Sesvenna Range of the Alps. It lies between the Swiss canton of Graubünden and the Italian region of South Tyrol. The summit is located within Switzerland, very close to the Italian border and main watershed.

On the north side of Piz Sesvenna lies a glacier named Vadret da Sesvenna.

The closest locality is S-charl, south of Scuol in the Engadin valley.

See also


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Ofen Pass (2,149 m).
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is south of the Muttler.

External links

  • Piz Sesvenna on Summitpost
  • Piz Sesvenna on Hikr
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