Featured photo of Obergabelhorn

The Obergablehorn can be seen from the valley leading to Zermatt and also can be viewed from the Val d'Anniviers. It is south of the Weisshorn and the Zinalrothorn.

Elevation (feet): 13,330
Elevation (meters): 4,063
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Latitude: 46.038333
Longitude: 7.667778
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Nearest major airport: Geneva
Convenient Center: Zermatt

Thanks to Mark de Saint-Rat and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Obergabelhorn.

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  • Log #11997 - by Christoph Wehs on Aug 11, 2002
    Been there twice now. Its a fantastic climb nothing like 450-500 VM of 45° snow and ice. The first time I did it we were back at the hut within 5.1/2hrs.
  • Log #11998 - by Tobias Göring on Oct 31, 2001
    Reached the summit with Ulf Wilke at 12:00. It began to snow and didn't stop....so it became a long day for us.