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.
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.