Glacier Trekking 2019 Saas-Mattertal
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.
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)
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
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.
Author: Phil Newby