Climbs 25
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 4049m a.s.l

Final ridge up Piz Bernina from the Swiss side © jamestheyip

Crag features

The highest peak in the Eastern Alps. It is one of the most prominent in the Alps and all approaches are long. The rock is of variable quality and it is best for classic snow and ice climbs.
First ascent. 1850 by J. Coaz, J. R. Tschamer and L. R. Tschamer

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Biancograt (Norh Ridge)AD ***49
2Piz Bernina summit
summit 15
3Spallagrat (South East Ridge)PD **32
4Piz Bernina East Ridge
PD+ 2
5Diavolezza hotel to Marco e Rosa HutPD+ 4
6Biancongrat *AD 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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