The Oldenhorn (Becca d' Audon) is a picturesque peak located near the far western end of the Bernese Alps. Its summit is the common point of Cantons Bern, Valais, and Vaud. It is believed that the peak was climbed as early as 1811. It was certainly climbed by a survey party in 1835. The summit is recommended for its impressive views. The East Ridge Route is included as part of a round tour including Les Diablerets (3209 m) and Tour St. Martin (2908 m) in "Berner Oberland, Die 100 Schoensten Touren" (The 100 Finest Routes in the Berner Oberland) by Grossen and Rebuffat.

Elevation (feet): 10,243
Elevation (meters): 3,122
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Berner Oberland
Latitude: 46.32925
Longitude: 7.221639
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Zurich or Geneva
Convenient Center: Gsteig or Les Diablerets

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

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Oldenhorn.

  • Log #9163 - by Paul Sirugo on May 28, 19993.00 stars
    This is a fantastic trail for experienced hikers. Read the full story on my webpage about this hike!
  • Log #9164 - by Fred Spicker on May 13, 19993.00 stars
    Ascent via the East Ridge with Tanya Spicker and Sarah Griswold. A wonderful clear cool day with great views.