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Keyword: 3000m+

Austria Stubai 2003  

We did the Stubai hut to hut tour in 2003 DAY1: From Innsbruck to Pafnitz, then up to the Adolf Pichler Hütte (1977m) DAY2: on to Potsdamer Hütte (2020 m) via the Schafleger Kg. (2405) DAY3: to the Franz Senn Hütte (2149m) via the Wildkopf Sch. (2599) and lunch at the Seduck Hoch Hut; DAY4 Rest Day: climbed the Rinnenspitze (3000m). Airey » read more »

Austrian Venediger Tour, 2002  

Alpine Hut to Hut Glacier Crossing tour around the Venediger Massif in Austria DAY1: To Mittersill via Munich DAY2: to St Pöltener Hütte (2481 m) DAY3: on to Neue Prager Hütte (2796 m) DAY4: to Badener Hütte (2608m) via an easy dry glacier for crampon practice DAY5 REST DAY: climbed the Kristalwand (3310m) for rope practice DAY6: From the Badener Hütte over the Frossnitz » read more »

Berliner Höhenweg 2012  

So this year we thought we’d return to Austria and have another attempt at the “Berliner Höhenweg” also called the “Zillertaler Runde” or even the “Zillertal Rucksack Route” (but not by the locals). We’d attempted this way back in September 2007 but were unexpectedly snowed off.  This time we went in the last week of June and we » read more »

Bernese Oberland Haute Route July 2017  

For this year’s glacier trek we blatantly adapted KE Adventure’s Bernese Oberland Haute Route West and East trips. Day 1:Les Diablerets to the Cabane Prarochet (2555m) We took the Col du Pillon cable car to Sex Rouge (2945m) glacier plateau below the Les Diableret mountain ridge. We had planned to climb the peak but due to very thick fog we decided » read more »

Chamonix to Zermatt Haute Route 2005  

We set of doing the Glacier Haute Route as a group of 4; DAY1: to Refuge Albert Premier via flights to Geneva. DAY2: Tete Blanche (3500) via Glacier du Tour, and a steep 27m overhanging ice abseil on to the Glacier du Trient. Finally to Cabane du Trient DAY3:  To Cabane de Saleina via Trient Glacier, Fenetre du Tour and Glacier » read more »


Author: Phil Newby