Gross Walenstock

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A moderate altitude peak located in the Urner Alps on the border of Nidwalden-Obwalden cantons. Situated north of Engelberg and immediately south of the Bannalpsee reservoir.

The Walenstöcke group is easily seen from Stanserhorn across the valley. Name translates as large whale stock or large whale sticks.

Prominence: 32 meters.   

Elevation (feet): 8,438
Elevation (meters): 2,572
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Urner Alps
Latitude: 46.85708
Longitude: 8.41959
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Z├╝rich
Convenient Center: Lucerne, Stans

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