High mountaineering week-end - Piz Kesch
An exceptional rascent by Piz Kesch needle, superb sight on Bernina massif
Highlight Piz Kesch offers a splendid sight on Silvretta and Bernina massif. Its purest alpine climbing style ascent by the famous needle in an exceptional quality rock guarantees a real pleasure, At the top, simply a wonderfull sight!
Saturday: Appointment at 14:45 at Tiefencastel station. Transfer with the mountaineering school bus by Albula road until Punt Granda, 2256 m (7,402 ft). Gone up towards Chamana d’Es-cha hut, 2594 m (8,510 ft). Common diner, course explanation and presentation.
Ascent duration approx. 1 hour ¾.
Sunday: Ascent beginning towards Porta Es-cha col, 3008 m (9,869 ft). From here, we leave the normal way and climb in a stiff and rock environment towards the needle climbing way. Climbing in the 3rd difficulty degree involves us directly on the edge and grants us, as highlight, a key passage in the 4th degree. From needle top, 3386 m (11,109 ft), crossing by an air and exposed edge leading to the principal Piz Kesch summit, 3417 m (11,211 ft). Normal way descent, passing again by Puerta d’Es-cha and then towards hut. Descent to the road and in the afternoon transfer towards Tiefencastel.
Ascent duration approx. 5 hours, total walking duration approx. 8 to 9 hours.
Included in the price:
Night as well as half-board for the stay duration, guide fees and expenses, gear loan. Transport costs are not included.
We are lodged in Chamana d'Es-cha Alpine Club hut, Tel. +41 81 854 17 55.
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Food: Thank you to envisage personal collations and lunches for 2 days.
Loan gear: Technical gear (such as harness, crampons, etc) can be cordially lent, thank you to specify it at your inscription time.
Information: We remain very readily at disposal by telephone to answer any question concerning program, course technical and physical requirements.