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Mammut Alpine School: Finsteraarhorn 4,274m & Grünegghorn 3,787m

A 4-day led ski tour of the highest Bernese peaks with Mammut Alpine School.

Description

Mammut Alpine School organize a ski tour around the highest peaks of the Bernese Alps "To allow optimum acclimatization for the Finsteraarhorn, we will spend the night on the Kleine Scheidegg and then scale the Grünegghorn, 3,787 meters, on the approach to the hut. This will ensure we are fully prepared for our impressive tour on the highest peaks of the Bernese Alps and can enjoy the endless descent down to Valais." (https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/skihochtour-finsteraarhorn-4274-m-und-gruenegghorn-3787-m/)
Technique medium–demanding Piste: very confident and fast on skis; Powder snow: solid experiences in all types of snow; Terrain: mostly steep terrain, narrow couloirs; Alpine technique (ski touring) for climbing sections: solid touring experience as well as skilled handling of crampons and ice picks Condition medium–demanding Duration from 7 to 9 hours, up to approx. 1,500 vertical meters, approx. 350 vertical meters per hour. High level of fitness for all-day skiing
Small Group 2 participants per mountain guide
Meeting place 18.30 p.m. Kleine Scheidegg (train arrival 18.19 p.m. Kleine Scheidegg)
Departure Approx. 15.00 p.m. Reckingen im Goms or Fafleralp im Lötschental
Accommodation Finsteraarhornhütte SAC 3048 m Bergrestaurant Kleine Scheidegg
For more information: https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/en/skihochtour-finsteraarhorn-4274-m-und-gruenegghorn-3787-m/

Day 1: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Day 1: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Bernese Oberland
6 - 7 hrs
15.3 km
1,185 m
1,703 m
29 °
Spend the night on the Kleine Scheidegg and then scale the Grünegghorn, 3,787 meters
Difficult
Private
Day 2: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Day 2: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Bernese Oberland
4 - 5 hrs
5.2 km
1,359 m
1,369 m
62 °
Climb Finsteraarhorn (4,274 meters)
Difficult
Private
Day 3: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Day 3: Alpine Ski Tour of the Highest Bernese Peaks

Bernese Oberland
6 - 7 hrs
15.3 km
868 m
2,484 m
29 °
Having climbed Finsteraarhorn, enjoy the endless descent down to Valais.
Difficult
Private