Balmhorn, Kandersteg, Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district, Oberland administrative region, Bern, 3718, Švicarska

The Balmhorn, a majestic peak in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland, stands at an impressive height of 3,698 meters. Straddling the border between the cantons of Berne and Valais, this mountain is a remarkable natural landmark in the Swiss alpine region. Known for its awe-inspiring beauty and challenging terrain, the Balmhorn first welcomed climbers to its summit on July 21, 1864. This historic ascent was accomplished by Frank Walker, Horace Walker, and Lucy Walker, accompanied by their skilled guides Jakob Anderegg and Melchior Anderegg. The mountain’s south-west ridge, known as Zackengrat, is often chosen as the preferred route for those seeking to conquer its heights. The Balmhorn is also well-supported by nearby huts like the Balmhornhütte, Lötschenpasshütte, and Berghotel Schwarenbach, providing climbers with essential rest and shelter.