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Saas-Fee to Mischabelhütte

Saas Fee

The Mischabel Range

Ascent from Saas-Fee to Mischabelhütte

Alpine Climbing Difficult

4.2 km
1.5 km
0 m
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
3.3 km
Saas-Fee to Mischabelhütte Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between June and September. From a low point of 1.8 km to the maximum altitude of 3.3 km, the route covers 4.2 km, 1497 vertical metres of ascent and 0 vertical metres of descent.


The hut ascent from Saas Fee is marked. Ascent is with steel cables and a ladder in the upper ridge area. It takes about 4 hours.



The beginning of truly technical terrain which might involve pitched climbing on rock and/or ice, exposed terrain and complex route finding in ascent and descent. Equivalent to AD, AD+

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The route features some exposed and/or difficult to protect sections.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between June and September

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