The Schilthorn (2,970 metres (9,744 ft)) is a summit in Europe, in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland. It overlooks the valley of Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland, and is the highest mountain in the range lying north of the Sefinenfurgge Pass. The Schilthorn lies above the village of Mürren, from where a cable car leads to its summit.
Administratively, the summit is within the municipality of Lauterbrunnen, although the western slopes are within the municipality of Reichenbach im Kandertal. Both municipalities are in the canton of Bern.
The summit has a panoramic view 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.
There's a trail leading to the summit.
The nearest mountain hut is Rotstockhütte located 1 370m/4 493ft SSE of the summit.
By elevation Schilthorn is
# 1 out of 1882 in the Swiss Prealps
By prominence Schilthorn is
# 62 out of 1882 in the Swiss Prealps # 19 out of 567 in Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-Oberhasli # 48 out of 1615 in Bern
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