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Keyword: Switzerland

Allalinhorn (4027m)  

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

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 »

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: Swiss Alpine Trip – June 2015  

Week 1: Glacier Haute Route For our first week we did part of the Glacier Haute Route from Arolla to Zermatt (we had previously done the bit from Chamonix in 2005 – details here) Day 1: Arolla to Cabane des Dix (2,928m): We flew out to Geneva, got the train to Sion and then a bus up to Arolla » read more »


Author: Phil Newby