Bernese Oberland Day 1: Interlaken to Konkordia hut

Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren

Bernese Oberland

The start of a week long adventure in the high Alps

Also in Bern, Switzerland

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
12 km
Ascent
709 m
Descent
1.3 km
Duration
4-5 hrs
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
49˚
Bernese Oberland Day 1: Interlaken to Konkordia hut Map

After gearing up at Jungfraujoch (3454m), the top of the Jungfrau Railway, begin your ski descent down the gentle Jungfraufirn glacier before making a 500m ascent (2 hours) of the Louwihorn (3773m). From the summit a long glaciated descent leads you to the Konkordia hut, where you use exposed metal ladders to reach the hut (2850m).

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Best time to visit

March, April, May

Features

  • Ski Safari

Equipment required

  • Skins

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