The Grenzgipfel (4,618 m) (German for Border Summit) is a peak of Monte Rosa Massif (Pennine Alps), located on the border between Italy and Switzerland.
The Grenzgipfel is the highest summit on the Italian side of the Monte Rosa massif and the highest point of the entire border between Italy and Switzerland; it is also the culminating point of the Italian region of Piedmont and of the river Ticino drainage basin.
The closest locality is Macugnaga, which is located east of Monte Rosa Massif.
There's a difficult alpine trail (T6) leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is Rifugio Capanna Regina Margherita located 1 307m/4 289ft SE of the summit.
By elevation Grenzgipfel is
# 7 out of 60693 in the Alps # 3 out of 1787 in Valais/Wallis # 3 out of 345 in Visp # 7 out of 42694 in Italy # 3 out of 4320 in Piemont # 3 out of 614 in Verbano-Cusio-Ossola # 3 out of 10817 in Switzerland # 3 out of 2009 in the Pennine Alps
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