Selected ski tours
Diechterhorn (day 3, h.r. swiss glacier) 3502 m
Trifthütte Urner Alpen Switzerland
- Length of ascent12 km
- ascent2100 m
- duration10-12 h
- Fitness difficulty ♦♦♦♦
- Technical difficulty ♦♦♦♦
Hiking on top of fantastic lookout tower. Glacier skitour. At the end, you will reach the summit from the north, to the top of the climbing terrain. Next continue to the Diechterlimi saddle and from there a fantastic downhill run to Gelmerhütte and then to the Gelmersee dam. If the lake is not frozen, the route along the northern bank can be very challenging, depending on the snow conditions. After crossing the dam, is coming downhill, often very complicated, traversing western slope to the Grimselpass road. After that, a bit on the parking lot under the Räterichsboden dam and at first a steep traverse to Bächlihütte - a hut on the top.
Rosenhorn (day 5, h.r. swiss glacier) 3689 m
Gaulihütte Berner Alpen / Alpes bernoises Switzerland
- Length of ascent9 km
- ascent1580 m
- duration7-10 h
- Fitness difficulty ♦♦♦◊
- Technical difficulty ♦♦♦◊
At first, an inconspicuous brick, from which a distinctive ridge and a perfect viewing tower of the Bernese Alps 4000, dominated by the Finsteraarhorn. From Gaulihütte, at first, a sharp, rugged hillside to the american Dakota air accident memorial. Then down the glacier and the lengthy ascent below the Rosenhorn Ridge. The difficulty of the ridge depends on the snow conditions. The Rosenlaui Valley is one of the longest in the Alps. Initially, following a mild glacier, from a 3000 m high, there is a steep slope, later very ragged. Beware of orientation and avalanche danger. Around the Rosenlaui Gorge at the parking lot and the bus stop.
Selected Mountain huts
Berner Alpen / Alpes bernoises Switzerland
1 tour in region2205 m.n.mCapacity 65 bedsOpen mid march - end may
Gaulihütte is a relatively "young" mountain hut, built in 1978 in the east of the Bernese Alps an excellent location for skiing tours. Less ideal with access to the hut. The bases of skittles on Hubelhorn, Ankenbäli, Wetterhorn, Rosenhorn, ...