The Dom, third highest in Alps. Pennine/Valais Alps, Switzerland, Europe.
The Dom (4545 m / 14,911 ft) is the third highest mountain in the Alps and the second highest in Switzerland (after Monte Rosa). Located in the Pennine/Valais Alps between Randa (in Matter Valley) and Saas-Fee, the Dom is the main summit of the Mischabel Group (German: Mischabelhörner), the highest massif lying entirely in Switzerland. The Mischabel Group (ancient German term for pitchfork) includes many summits above 4000 meters: the Nadelgrat (to north/photo right), composed of the Lenzspitze, the Nadelhorn (4327 m/14,196 ft "Needle Peak"), Stecknadelhorn, Hohberghorn and Dürrenhorn; and Täschhorn (4491 m south/just left of highest peak in photo), plus the flat summit of the Alphubel (4206 m / 13,799 ft, further left).Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download