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Glacier Trekking 2019 Saas-Mattertal


Swiss Alps 2019

Flew to Geneva, got  train to St Nikalaus

Took a bus to Gasenreid and walked up to the Bordier Hut (2886m)

Climbed Balfrin (3796m) and Gross Bigger Horn (3625m) from Bordier Hut as a circuit – a hard 11 hour day with glacier crossing.

Ulrichshorn from Balfrin

Ulrichshorn from Balfrin

Not feeling well so took public transport to Saas Grund!

Bus to Saas-Fee, lift to Felskin and walked to the Britannia Hut (3027m)

Glacier crossing to Tasch Hut (2701m) via Allalinpass (3557m)

Allalinpass

Allalinpass

Dropped to Tasch and to train to Zermatt for a week of smaller walking:

Walked up to Trift Hut (2337m) and back

Walked up Hohtalligrat from Gornergrat (3090m) and back

Climbed Breithorn (4165m) from Klein Matterhorn again

Breithron Summit (4165m)

Breithron Summit (4165m)

Walked up to Flue alp Hut (2616m) from Sunnegga (2288m)

Spent a couple of days in Grachen and walked to Saas-Fee from Hannigalp on the TMR route.

 

 


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