The Helsenhorn is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps, overlooking Binn in the Swiss canton of Valais. With a height of 3,272 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit of the Binntal. The border with Italy runs approximately 200 metres south-east of the summit and culminates at 3,247 metres.
The east side of the Helsenhorn consists of a large face overlooking the Kriegalp Pass (2,494 m). On the west side is a small glacier named Helsengletscher.
The nearest mountain hut is Bivacco B. Farello located 1 798m/5 900ft SW of the summit.
By elevation Helsenhorn is
# 3 out of 81 in Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero Natural Park # 5 out of 43 in Östlich Raron # 1 out of 78 in Binntal Nature Park # 36 out of 614 in Verbano-Cusio-Ossola # 11 out of 1744 in the Lepontine Alps
By prominence Helsenhorn is
# 4 out of 81 in Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero Natural Park # 2 out of 43 in Östlich Raron # 36 out of 1787 in Valais/Wallis # 2 out of 78 in Binntal Nature Park # 28 out of 4320 in Piemont # 12 out of 614 in Verbano-Cusio-Ossola # 20 out of 1744 in the Lepontine Alps
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