The Alps’ largest and longest glacier, lying in the Bernese Alps of south-central Switzerland. Covering an area of 66 square miles (171 square km), it is divided into the Great Aletsch (main) and the Middle and Upper Aletsch (branches).
First is a wonderful place to go hiking in Summer. This First side together with the Männlichen side, over Kleine Scheidegg towards Wengen and also over on the Mürren / Schilthorn side makes up the Jungfrau region and offers a very popular tourist destination with plenty of varied skiing.
It is the highest peak of a mountain massif of the same name, located in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, overlooking Wengen. The other two peaks are the Eiger (3,970 m) with its famous north face, and the Mönch (4,099 m).
Matterhorn (4,478 metres above sea level), is Switzerland’s most famous landmark, the most beautiful mountain in the world and considered by many true mountaineers to be the peak of all peaks.
Pilatus is a mountain near Lucerne. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway from Alpnachstad. Pilatus has the longest summer toboggan track in Switzerland (0.88 miles or 1.350 km) and the biggest suspension rope park in Central Switzerland.
Queen of the Mountains
Schilthorn is a 2,970 metre high summit in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland, above Mürren.It has a panorama, which spans from the Titlis, Jungfrau, Mönch, Eiger, over the Bernese Alps and the Jura mountains up to the Vosges Mountains and the Black Forest. Mont Blanc is also just visible.
Titlis (3,238 m) is a mountain in the Urner Alps of Switzerland. It is located in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland, overlooking Engelberg and is famous as the site of the world’s first revolving cable car.