People per Guide
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of Trip
Join me and let’s climb the Mönch (4107 m) together, in a 1 or 2-day program, according to your experience! It is one of the three 4000 meters peak of the Bernese Alps, together with the Eiger (3970 m) and the Jungfrau (4158 m).
This climb is a perfect way to adapt yourself to the altitude. Also, a great chance to put your mountaineering skills in use, in this specific type of terrain. The Mönch ascent is graded PD, mixed with a sector of 45 degrees or ZS.
I offer a 1-day program, for people with previous mountaineering experience only. The 2-day climb includes 1 day of preparation in the glacier. This way, you will have the opportunity to improve your crampon and climbing skills on the Steingletscher. Most important, after this practice, I need to approve your skills in order for you to climb the Mönch.
Our climb will start from the Jungfraujoch train station (3573 m). From this spot, it is a short hike to the South East Ridge starting point. Then, we will rope up and begin our climb over rock slabs, towards the snow covered ridge.
To the false summit, we will climb on mixed terrain. Also, the crossing to the Mönch main summit may be rather exposed. However, it has a good trail cut into the ice, made by local guides.
Many people underestimate the South East Ridge, because it is quite a short climb. Nevertheless, due to its exposure, it has to be taken seriously. It will take us about 2 to 3 hours to the summit, and 2 hours down.
So, are you in for this exciting climb? Contact me and let’s start planning your ascent to the Mönch! I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. I also offer a guided ascent to Jungfrau and Mönch! You can check it out!
Price per person
- Guiding fee
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Contact me for information about the required equipment.
*2-day program price:
CHF 1399 (1 person)
CHF 790.00 each (2 people)
It includes 1 day of preparation on the glacier and guide fee only