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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 »

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 »

French Vanoise 2006  

Our Tour des Glaciers de Vanoise July 2006; Phil & Heather, RV, Chris and Richard. Our itinerary; Pralognan la Vanoise (1400) to Refuge de la Vallette (2550) Refuge de la Vallette (2550) to Refuge du fond d’Assois (2324) via col d’Assois (2916) and Pointe de L’Observatoire (3015) Refuge du fond d’Assois (2324) to Refuge de » read more »


Author: Phil Newby