Bernese Oberland Tour: Ebnefluh to Loetschental

Bernese Oberland

Day 6: Ebnefluh, 3962m followed by a 2000m descent down the Loetschental

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
22 km
Ascent
753 m
Descent
2.4 km
Duration
7-8 hrs
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
3.9 km
Gradient
26˚
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Bernese Oberland Tour: Ebnefluh to Loetschental Map

Description

Our high starting point allows a relatively small amount of skinning followed by a large descent.

Difficulty

Difficult

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.

Remoteness

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

March, April, May, June

Equipment required

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

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