Phil's Hiking Resources

Keyword: Glaciers

Allalinhorn (4027m)  

We had a day out bagging the relatively easy Allalinhorn 4027m peak from Saas Fee.

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 »

Breithorn 4165m  

Day trip up the Breithorn from Zermatt (using the Kleine Matterhorn Cable Car) Stunning views from the easiest (Grade F) roped glacier crossing for a 4000M+ peak.

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 »

Glacier Fest: Austria Stubai & Ötztal – June 2016  

Week 1: Stubai Glacier Route For our first week we did most of the Stubai Glacier Route around Neustift & the Stubaital in Austria. Day 1: Neustift to Franz Senn Hut (2147m) We took the local taxi service to Oberissalm at the head of the valley and had an easy walk up to the Franz Senn Hut (2147m). Ascent: » read more »


Author: Phil Newby