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Sustenhorn is one of the most frequently visited mountains between the Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland, due to its altitude and superb view and due to its multiple access from three sides. It is one of the ideal locations for rock climbing and also for other adventure activities. The mountain is about 3502 meters high and the views from the top are truly astonishing.

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Gwächtenhorn

Gwächtenhorn

3.32km from Sustenhorn

The Gwächtenhorn is a 3,420 meters high mountain in the Urner Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Bern and Uri. It overlooks the Stein Glacier and the Susten Pass on its north side and the Chelen Glacier on its south side. Being covered by snow from the summit to the bottom, the north side of the Gwächtenhorn is much appreciated by skiers.

Fleckistock

Fleckistock

3.36km from Sustenhorn

The Fleckistock is a 3,417 metres high mountain in the Urner Alps, overlooking Wassen in the canton of Uri. It is the highest summit of the group lying east of the pass of Sustenjoch. This range, starting at the Stucklistock and ending at the Salbitschijen, separates the valleys of Voralp, above Göschenen and Meiental, above Wassen.

Susten Pass

Susten Pass

3.43km from Sustenhorn

The Susten Pass street was just opened in 1945 and is the principal pass street to be reason worked for vehicular traffic.The compositionally breathtaking Susten Road for the most part serves tourism and is thusly one of the last to be cleared of snow, frequently staying shut from the earliest starting point of November until June. The course starts in Wassen on the Gotthard pivot, where it arranges the barbed estuary crevasse of the Meienreuss River by means of a few passages.

Salbitschijen

Salbitschijen

6.01km from Sustenhorn

Salbitschijen 2981 m is a granite peak belonging to the Urner Alps and overlooking Göschenental in the Swiss district of Uri, central Switzerland. This group is famous in reason of its compact and fine granite, which can stand comparison with M. Blanc. Although Salbitschjen is probably one of the most visited mountains by rock climbers in central Switzerland, it can hardly be seen from other peaks. It is surrounded by many higher and more impressive mountains like Dammastock, Fleckistoch, Susten

Göscheneralpsee

Göscheneralpsee

6.39km from Sustenhorn

The Göscheneralpsee is 1792 meters above sea level in the municipality of Göschenen in the canton of Uri. The lake has a maximum depth of 100 meters. The massive dam of the lake is considered to be the highest rock embankment in Switzerland. It is one of the picturesque locations in Uri and a lot of tourists have been attracted to this place.

Dammastock

Dammastock

6.69km from Sustenhorn

The Dammastock is the highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland and is part of the Winterberg massif. Its summit ridge forms the border between the cantons of Uri and the Valais. It is the highest summit in the canton of Uri. The tripoint between the cantons of Berne, Valais, and Uri lies near the Eggstock, north of the Dammastock. Politically, the Dammastcok is split between the municipalities of Göschenen and Obergoms.

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Uri

Uri

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The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.

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