To the source of Rhein, Rhone, Reuss, walking the Alps in 3 stages, part 2
Walking to 3 riversources in the Swiss Alps and to the river-tripoint at Witenwasserenstock.
It lies between the valleys of Geretal (west) and Witenwasseren (north-east). At the foot of the mountain are located the Geren and Witenwasseren Glaciers. The tripoint between the cantons of Valais, Uri and Ticino (3,025 m) is located 300 m east from the summit. It acts as a notable watershed. On the west the Gerenwasser ends in the young Rhone, on the east the Witenwasserenreuss ends in the Reuss, a tributary of the Rhine and, on the east, the Ri di Bedretto ends in the Ticino (in the Leventina), a tributary of the Po.
- The Rhine enters the North Sea 670 km north.
- The Po enters the Adriatic Sea 360 km south-east.
- The Rhone enters the Mediterranean Sea 460 km south-west