Climb the North Face of the Gross Ruchen (3,138m) in the Brunnital, Switzerland, 2 day

Join one of our IFMGA certified guides to climb the North Face of the Gross Ruchen (3,138m) in Switzerland. Explore the lovely alpine meadows and the scenic Brunnitalon on this 2-day trip!




Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

1 person

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip



  • Climb to the summit of Gross Ruchen via the spectacular North Face.

  • Explore the lovely alpine meadows of the Swiss Alps.

  • Stay at an open camp in tents for a complete mountain experience.


Join us for 2-days to climb up the North Face of the impressive Gross Ruchen (3,138m) in Switzerland. Get ready to witness lovely alpine meadows and the scenic Brunnital on this incredible trip!

Located in the Glarus Alps, Gross Ruchen is a dream destination for climbers! And the north face offers the perfect climbing conditions with exceptional views of the Schächental valley.

Beginning at Unterschächen, we’ll drive along beautiful country roads to our camp in Alp Brunni where we’ll spend the night in tents for a complete mountain experience. The next day, after a hearty breakfast, we’ll set off while it is still dark. Equipped with headlamps, we’ll hike for about one and a half hours until we reach the access point to the north wall.

The trail starts with a grassy terrain initially. Then, with the help of ribbons and steps, we’ll work our way up on a moderate terrain which allows a smooth climb. We’ll alternate our way through walking terrain and easy climbing passages until we reach a steep exit of 45 °. Get ready for some striking views!

Next, we’ll cross a narrow gully to reach the Ruchenfirn, and further on, we’ll reach the summit of Gross Ruchen. The summit offers amazing views of the Glarus Alps. We’ll descend to the camp via the regular route passing by the Ruch chalets.

To join this program, we suggest you have some previous mountain experience and a decent level of fitness for this trip. Of course, we will be there to help and guide you on the way.

So, if you think you have what it takes, send us a request now to embark on this exciting trip to the Gross Ruchen in Switzerland!

Can’t get enough of the Swiss Alps? Then join us to climb the Bifertenstock via the popular “Academic’s Route”.

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Price per person

Group of 1
1350 CHF


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
 The is a trip for 1 person only. The price does not include transportation, rental equipment or additional meals.

Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point

16.00 at Restaurant Alpina, Unterschächen


Alp Brunni Outdoor Camp

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Please bring along:

Backpack, Hiking Boots, Sleeping Bag, Snacks, Weather Appropriate Clothing, and Climbing Equipment.


About the Guide


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