Join Nejc, an IFMGA certified mountain guide and climb up to the summit of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps, a challenging 2-day ascent.
I want to invite you to climb the Eiger (3970 m), an emblematic mountain in the Swiss Alps!
Also, it’s my favorite guiding trip! It offers stunning views. When we climb the Mittellegi ridge, we will see majestic glaciers to the left. Besides, the beautiful green meadows of Grindelwald on the right. Also, we will have the opportunity to look into the famous and iconic Eiger North Face!
The Eiger climb is rated D, with sections of Class V rock or S. We will need ice axes and crampons to climb it. We will begin from the Eismeer train station (3159 m) on a glacier approach. The trail very exposed to rock and icefall.
Although the biggest hazard of this climb is crossing under the Eigerjocher towards the Mittellegi Hut (3355 m), once we pass the Eigerjocher, the ascent is up class V rock, leading to an easy traverse to the hut.
Then the climb continues along a knife edge ridge. We will use anchored ropes to cling on to if we need to. This way, we will be able to belay and pull up on them. We will also find snow and ice on the summit ridge towards the top of the mountain.
Then, we will climb down to Eigergletscher (West Face), or traverse to the Jungfraujoch via Eigerjocher D.
It’s important to note that once we have started the climb, we will not have the option of turning around. This means we are committed to climb up to the summit. At the Eiger, conditions may change rapidly and there is always the chance of rock and ice fall as we ascend.
It will take us about 4 to 5 hours to reach the top, and the same time to go down. We will not abseil down, so you must be able to climb down grade 3-4. I always short rope my clients for speed and safety!
So, contact me if you want to climb the Eiger! I will answer any questions you may have about the program. It will be an unforgettable climb!
- Guiding fee
We will meet in Interlaken and drive to Grisalp. We will hike to the Gspaltenhorn hut. The other option is meeting in Grindelwald and hiking to Glecksteinhut.
Today we will climb the Gspaltenhorn and return to Interlaken. Another option is to climb the Wetterhorn and return to Gleckstein hut.
We will take the train to the station Eismeer to climb to the Mittellegi hut.
Climb the Eiger over the Mittellegi Ridge and return to Grindelwald.
Contact me for information about the equipment.
Interlaken or Grindelwald
Mountains have been a part of my life since childhood. I started doing more serious mountaineering expeditions at the end of high school after successfully completing all levels of mountain climbing courses. In the last 10 years, I have been at least on one expedition every year. I climbed in Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, the USA, Scotland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, France, Swiss, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Tibet and Nepal.
I completed my training as a mountaineering guide and became a full member of the IFMGA family.
I enjoy climbing both Slovenian and foreign mountains.
Some of my most unforgettable and also the most successful routes:
Tsoboje - Slovenian direct (2021)
Kang Ri - East pillar (2013)
Janak - Blue racer (2012)
K7 West - The dreamers of the golden caves (2011)
The route I climbed on K7 West was rewarded with Piolet d’or recognition for mountaineering achievements in the world.
If you want to climb the north face of Triglav (Slovenia’s highest mountain) or any other walls in Slovenia, please contact me. I also enjoy guiding ski trails in winter in the Julian Alps.
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