Mönch, which translates to “monk,” sits beside Jungfrau and The Eiger in the Jungfrau-Aletsch area which contains the Great Aletsch Glacier, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001.

Country: Switzerland

Mönch is located between the cantons of Bern and Valais in Switzerland.

Mountain Range: Bernese Alps

Height: 13,474 feet / 4,107 meters

First Ascent: August 15, 1857 by Christian Almer, Christian Kaufmann, Ulrich Kaufmann, and Sigismund Porges.

Fun Fact: Mönch is the fourth highest peak in the Bernese Alps.

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