Elevation (feet): 13,284
Elevation (meters): 4,049
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland/Italy
Range/Region: Rhaetian Alps
Latitude: 46.382393
Longitude: 9.90824
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1850
First successful climber(s): Johann Coaz, Jon Ragut Tschamer, Lorenz Ragut Tschamer
Nearest major airport: Zurich, Switzerland
Convenient Center: St. Moritz, Switzerland

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

Piz Bernina is the highest peak in the Bernina Alps. It is a magnificent icy mountain which towers majestically above its smaller neighbors.