Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Today you will arrive to Grindelwald. You will reach the Eigergletcher station by bike. Upon arrival we will descend to the Fischergletcher glacier through a railway tunnel. You will spend the night and recover at the Mittelegi refuge.
Climbing Time:: 2.5 hours
Today we get up early and start our ascent to the Eiger summit along the Mittelegi ridge. After reaching the top we descend until we get to its glacier. We will stay at the Mönchsjoch Hut at night.
Altitude Gain: 800 m
Climbing Time: 10 hours
Today we will start the day a little later since Mönch is the easiest ascent. Of course, it is still interesting, as the ridge is exposed and offers wonderful views. We will return to the Mönchsjoch Hut where we will spend the night again.
Altitude Gain: 500 m/ Climbing Time: 6 hours
On our last day, after an early rise we will departure through the Jungfraufirn glacier and climb along the Jungfraujoch saddle and ridge until we conquer Jungfrau’s summit. Once we descend we will go back to Grindelwald to walk around the town and enjoy it.
Altitude Gain: 700 m/ Climbing Time: 7 hours
Note you must bring basic mountaineering and climbing gear suitable for glaciar climbs.
I was born in Kranj, Slovenia. I am a biology teacher and I also have been a professional alpinist for more than 30 years. Until now, I’ve reached 4 eight-thousanders around the world: Broad Peak, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri and Mount Everest.
In fact, I am the first (and still only) Slovenian female reaching ‘the roof of the world’. Together with my husband Andrej, we entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the first married couple to stand on Mt Everest.
Beyond the Himalayas, I climbed in Alaska, South America and Japan, among other places.
Sport climbing as well as competition and rock climbing have a very important place in my life and have taken me to many incredible and challenging places around the world.
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