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Photo of the Oberaarjoch
View on Oberaarjoch and Oberaar Glacier from Oberaarsee

Elevation 3,116 m10,223.097 ft
1.936 miles
Location Berne (canton), Switzerland
Valais, Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Massif Finsteraarhorn Group
Between Oberaarhorn
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DMS Coor. 46°31´32"N, 8°10´26"E
Swiss Coor. 656414 / 152959
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Altmann (Finsteraarhorn Group), Finsteraarrothorn, Firehorn, Gemschlicke, Grunerhorn, Hinteres Galmihorn, Nollen (Finsteraarhorn Group), Oberaarhorn, Oberaarjoch Hut, Oberaarrothorn, Oberaarrotjoch, Obers Studerjoch, Roossehörner, Scheuchzerhorn, Studerhorn, Unders Studerjoch, Vorderes Galmihorn
Alpinist's Info
Topo. Map SLK 1250: Ulrichen
Easiest Route Rating F F
Oberaarjoch (Switzerland )


[edit] General information

The Oberaarjoch (3,216 m) is a high mountain pass in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland. The pass connects the Oberaar Glacier and the Studer Glacier respectively Galmi Glacier in the canton of Berne. The pass lies between the Oberaarhorn on the north and the Oberaarrothorn on the south. The Oberaarjoch Hut (3,256 m) lies just above the col. The pass is heavily used as accespoint to the Finsteraarhorn Group and viceversa.

For more information see Oberaarjoch Hut.

[edit] History

First crossing by J H Weiss, ca 1797

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[edit] Recommended books

      The Swiss Alps (Cicerone Guide) by Kev Reynolds

      The Alpine 4000m Peaks by the Classic Routes by Richard Goedeke

      Bernese Oberland: Selected Climbs (Alpine Club Guides) by Les Swindin

      Bernese Oberland East: Interlaken - Grindelwald - Meiringen (Rother Walking Guide) by Daniel Anker

      The Bernese Alps: A Walker's Guide (Cicerone Guide) by Kev Reynolds

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