How were the Bishorn mountains formed?
The Bishorn is an often visited 4000m-peak with 2 summits:
# W-summit: 4153 m (snow)
# E-summit: 4135 m (rock)
It is located on the extreme end of the north spur of the Weisshorn. There are different reasons for its popularity:
1. The magical limit of 4000 m.
2. The short and unproblematic ascent on the glacier from the highly located Tracuithtte.
3. The wonderful view, especially to the Weisshorn-N-rigde. ...more