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Berner Oberland 6-day ski touring program

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Come and join Kasper, IFMGA mountain guide and ski instructor on this unforgettable ski tour around the Berner Oberland area in the Bernese Alps.

Alps

6 Days

Jan - Mar, Dec

High

Advanced


Description

Berner Oberland is part of the canton of Bern, in Switzerland. This 6-day ski touring adventure is your chance to explore this huge area under expert guidance. Join me!

On this tour, we will travel through the UNESCO Heritage Site Jungfrau-Aletsch, between the Bernese Oberland and north-eastern Valais. This region is home to the largest glaciers in the Alps and lots of over-4000m peaks. We will ski hut to hut on top-quality powder snow surrounded by a fabulous alpine landscape.

First, we will meet in Interlaken, a traditional resort town in central Switzerland. During the following 6 days, we will ski in the most beautiful spots in the area, such as Jungfraujoch (Europe’s highest railway), Äbni Flue Mountain, the impressive Konkordiaplatz, Grüneggfirn Glacier and Grünhornlücke Pass, among others.

Because each day we will be moving uphill for several hours and skiing around 800-1200 vertical meters,  you need to be reasonably fit for this trip. Additionally, you should also have some ski touring experience.

So, if you are up for this 6-day ski touring adventure in the Berner Oberland region in Switzerland, please contact me. Magnificent mountains, unspoilt nature and breathtaking views await us!

And if you are looking for a ski tour for first timers, check out my 3-day intro to ski touring in Chamonix.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Not included: Travel to our meeting point and return, accommodation and mountain huts (approx €60-70 per night including dinner and breakfast), lift tickets, and personal equipment.


Itinerary

Day 1: Jungfraubahn railway - Holländia hut

We’ll start our tour by heading from the Jungfraubahn railway in Eiger Mountain up to Jungfraujoch saddle. Then, we’ll continue to Holländia hut.

Day 2: Äbni Flue - Konkordia hut

First, we will start with a Mountain Äbni Flue ski ascent. After, we will ski down to Aletschfirn and Konkordiaplatz. Finally, we will climb to Konkordia hut.

Day 3: Grüneggfirn Glacier - Finsteraarhorn hut

We will begin the day by heading up the Grüneggfirn Glacier. Then we will ski from Grünhornlücke Pass to Finsteraarhorn hut. If we are not very tired we can also climb Wyssnollen mountain.

Day 4: Finsteraarhorn

Ski touring around Finsteraarhorn hut.

Day 5: Oberaarjoch hut

Ski touring to Oberaarjoch hut.

Day 6: Back to Interlaken

If we have good conditions, we’ll skin up to the summit of Vorderes Galmihorn and ski down to a beautiful valley. Then, we will take the train Back to Interlaken.

 

Details

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Don’t forget your personal equipment: skis, bindings and boots with walk mode, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, backpacks etc.

Meeting point

Interlaken, the evening before the first day of the trip.

About the guide

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Kasper

5.00

(6)

Mountain Guide

I was born in 1979, grew up in Albertslund, just outside Copenhagen. I started climbing when I was 14 years old and I was immediately gripped by it. In 2000 I became a Rock Climbing Instructor (AK) and shortly after, in 2001, I moved to Canada to go to school - I took a degree in "Adventure Tourism". The real reason I traveled to Canada was the mountains and nature. The years I lived in Canada I used to develop my skills as a climber and alpinist. I also began training to become an international mountain guide. Since I have returned to Europe, where I have spent time climbing, skiing and being on tour. I have also completed my degree and I'm now internationally recognized as mountain guide and a professional working in the various mountain activities. During my years in the mountains, my passion for climbing and skiing have become stronger and stronger. As a guide and instructor, I hope to get the chance to share my passion and experience with you!

Languages

Swedish | English |

Certificates

IFMGA

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What people are saying about Kasper

Janine

5.00

Had a fantastic day climbing with Kasper! Ended up climbing in the Utby/Fjällbo area as it was easily accesible by public transportation & closer to where I was staying in Gothenburg. I'm so glad I got a chance to climb with Kasper - definitely my favorite part of my trip to Sweden so far. Highly recommend! Thanks!

Anne

5.00

Although our time was limited, Kasper made the most of it. He tailored each day's instruction and climbs to my daughter's abilities and interests, encouraged her to challenge herself, and kept safety in focus at all times. Highly recommend.

Stuart

5.00

Really knowledgeable chap and really nice. Just a pity the top lift wasn’t open!

Henrik

5.00

Really fun day climbing in Kullaberg. Anne was terrific and she showed us various technical routes on the rock and taught us how to lead climb. We ended the session with a nice refreshing swim in the crystal clear water. Amazing day!


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