6-day Oberland ski touring program

Join Jon, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 6-day Oberland ski touring program. And experience the Switzerland Alps like never before!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

6 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May, Jun

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    This 6-day Oberland ski touring program will take you through the mountains that lie between the canton of Valais and the canton of Bern, in Switzerland.

    You’ll discover some amazing mountains in this remote area. And during our route through this extensive massif, you’ll find peaks that stand out for their altitude, but also for they have shaped the history of alpinism.

    Indeed, mountains like Eiger, Jungfrau, Finsteraarhorn are a big part of European alpine history. These three peaks are among the most prominent in Switzerland and the scenery is truly exceptional!

    So we’ll meet at the Pyrenees to drive up to Gründ in Switzerland, from where we’ll start our adventure. Then, we’ll spend the rest of the days skiing through glaciers, mountains and plateaus. One week later, we’ll arrive to Blatten after a truly unforgettable experience! You’ll go home totally renewed.

    Some parts of the route require some technical skills and a very good physical condition. This is why this program is reserved for experienced skiers.

    So if you feel like trying this demanding 6-day Oberland ski touring program, please contact me. Don’t hesitate to specify all your needs, so I can prepare the perfect trip for you and your group. 

    And you can also check out these other ski touring options: 6-day Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route or 6-day Chamonix freeride ski tour.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1800 EUR

    Group of 2
    900 EUR

    Group of 3
    650 EUR

    Group of 4
    500 EUR

    Group of 5
    450 EUR

    Group of 6
    450 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Meet and drive

      14 hours drive from Pirineos to Grindelwald.

    • Day 2Mount Monch

      We’ll go to Saas-Grund from where we’ll take the gondola to Jungfraujoch (3454 m). Then we’ll ski to Mönchsjoch mountain hut (3650 m) where we’ll spend the night. But before we’ll ascend to the summit of mount Monch (4099 m) and ski down. 4 to 5 hours aprox.

    • Day 3Hinter Fiescherhorn

      Ski down through the glacier. Then climb up to fieschersattel pass (3923 m). We’ll continue to Hinter Fiescherhorn (4025 m). Then ski down to Finsteraarhorn mountain hut (3048 m). 6 to 7 hours aprox.

    • Day 4Finsteraarhorn

      Climb to the summit of mount Finsteraarhorn (4274 m). Ski down to Finsteraarhorn mountain hut (3048 m). 8 hours aprox.

    • Day 5Wysnollen

      Short ski down to the Fieschergletcher plateau. Climb up to the summit of Wysnollen (3595 m). Ski down to Konkordia mountain hut (2850 m). 6 to 7 hours aprox.

    • Day 6Mount Kranzberg

      Climb up to the south of mount Kranzberg (3666 m). Continue to Hollandia mountain hut (3240 m). 7 hours aprox.

    • Day 7Mount Mittaghorn

      Ski down through Lang Glacier up to Anun Glacier. From here we’ll climb up mount Mittaghorn (3890 m). And from here a long way down to Blatten, from where we’ll take the bus back to Grindelwald. 5 to 6 hours aprox.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Advanced

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Pirineos.

    Accommodation

    Mountain huts all along the route.

    More info

    A minimum of 4 people is required for this expedition.

    Group equipment included:

    - transceiver, probe and shovel

    - Ice axe and crampons

    - Harness, 2 safety carabiners and 2 meters tape.

    Personal equipment recommended:

    - Complete ski equipment.

    – 40L backpack, with ski stripes.

    – Thermal underwear.

    – warm jacket.

    – GoreTex jacket and pants.

    – Hood, gloves (2 pairs) and googles.

    – Snacks (on the mountain huts we'll only have breakfast and dinner).

    – Warm sack if desired (on the mountain huts there will be blankets).

    – Sunscreen and lip balm.

    – Basic toilet kit.

    – Personal first aid kit.

    – Thermos.

    – Cash (many mountain hut don't take credit cards).

    – Mountain federate card.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain

    I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.

    Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…

    I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.

     
     


     

     

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