Grand Cornier

Elevation (feet): 12,995
Elevation (meters): 3,961
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Latitude: 46.052222
Longitude: 7.611667
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1865
First successful climber(s): E.Whymper, Chr.Almer, Michel Croz, F.Biner
Nearest major airport: Geneva
Convenient Center: Grimentz

Thanks to Mike Green and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

A mountain with a great variety of interesting routes including three ridges and a fine face climb (when in condition). Since it's slightly below 4,000m. it receives relatively little attention and it's common to climb it mid-season and have the peak to oneself. Most routes give interesting glacier approaches and finish with rock ridges in a very fine location, giving views of the North side of the Dent Blanche. Highly recommended.

Thanks to Mike Green for this description.