Guidebook

Mammut Alpine School: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

A journey by foot from the Jungfraujoch over 6 glaciers to the Goms.

Description

A 5-day snowshoeing adventure lead by Mammut Alpine School. "This tour is already a classic in summer. And the fact that such a long tour is possible in winter too makes it an attractive option. Our trek will take us over a total of six glaciers, travelling from one hut to the next. A tour packed with new experiences and discoveries against the backdrop of the iconic peaks of the Bernese Oberland." (https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/schneeschuhtour-berner-haute-route/)

Technique beginner–intermediate Alpine technique: no prior knowledge needed; Terrain: mostly moderately steep, short steeper sections and traverses
Condition intermediate Duration from 5 to 7 hours, up to approx. 1,200 vertical meters, approx. 300 vertical meters per hour. Group 3-8 participants per mountain guide
Meeting place 11.10 a.m. Jungfraujoch, Coffeebar, train arrival 11.05 Uhr Jungfraujoch
Departure Approx. 15.00 p.m. Oberwald im Goms
Accommodation Konkordiahut SAC, 2850 m Finsteraarhornhut SAC, 3048 m Oberaarjochhut SAC, 3258 m Hotel Grimsel Passhöhe, Grimselpass Note Please note: The Jungfraubahn recommends to reserve a seat for the journey to the Jungfraujoch in advance (reservation@jungfrau.ch). For more information: https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/schneeschuhtour-berner-haute-route/

Day 1: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Day 1: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Bernese Oberland
7.3 km
28 m
The beginning of the 5 day snowshoeing adventure organised by Mammut Alpine School.
Moderate
Private
Day 2: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Day 2: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Bernese Oberland
5.9 km
683 m
The second day of Mammut Alpine School's snowshoeing adventure starts at the Konkordia and finishes at the Finsteraarhorn Hut.
Moderate
Private
Day 3: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Day 3: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Bernese Oberland
7.6 km
537 m
Day 3 of 5 day snowshoeing adventure organised by Mammut Alpine School.
Moderate
Private
Day 4: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Day 4: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

13.3 km
583 m
Ascend the Oberaar Glacier on day 4 of the tour organised by Mammut Alpine School.
Moderate
Private
Day 5: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

Day 5: Snowshoeing the Berner Haute Route

9.0 km
708 m
The last day of the showshoeing adventure organised by Mammut Alpine School
Moderate
Private