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Physical condition: 2/4
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Bietschhorn: Crossind W ridge -N ridge

Region: The Alps > Alpes du Nord > Berner Alpen
Country: Suisse
The Bietschhorn (3,934 m) is a mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland. The northeast and southern slopes of the mountain are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that also includes the Jungfrau and the Aletsch Glacier.
Highlight The Bietschhorn is located south of the Lötschental valley and at the north end of the Bietschtal valley and Baltschiedertal valley. Most climbers approach the mountain from either the Bietschhornhütte or the Baltscheiderklause. It was first climbed on 13 August 1859 by Leslie Stephen, with guides Anton Siegen, Johann Siegen and Joseph Ebener. An account of this first ascent was published by Leslie Stephen in his book The Playground of Europe (1871).

1st day: Departure from Willer in the Lötschental Valley, postal bus from Goppenstein. We take the path in direction of Bietschhornhütte.

2nd day: In top of the combe of Brunna, to of Howitzgrat (point 2347 m), we walk until Bietschjoch 3174 Mr. Ascent on the Western ridge until the top of Bietschhorn 3934 M. Descent on the Northern ridge.

Included in the price:
The guide's fee, arrangement fee, accommodation in the hut with half board for the guide and the guest, tea for on the way.


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In the event of bad conditions (snow, weather) leaving no chance to be able to carry out the project under acceptable conditions, the guide as far as possible proposes another objective in another area.

Price per person 750 CHF (other currencies)
for 2 day(s)
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