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Strahlhorn Freeride

The Mischabel Range

Epic views and incredible run down

Freeride Skiing Difficult

1.4 km
2 m
417 m
Low Point
3.8 km
High Point
4.2 km
Strahlhorn Freeride Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features high exposure (e3) and is typically done between January and March. From a low point of 3.8 km to the maximum altitude of 4.2 km, the route covers 1.4 km, 2 vertical metres of ascent and 417 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.1 and Labande grade 3. You'll need rope, skins, ice axe, crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


From the summit of Strahlhorn, 4190m, head west along the ridge and you'll see a clear bowl to drop into after 500m.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between January and March


  • Bowl
  • Face
  • Cliffs
  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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