URNER HIGH ROUTE SKI TOUR

URNER HIGH ROUTE SKI TOUR

New itinerary in the Urner Alps, Switzerland

READY TO SKI ?

This high route tour is a great alternative to the classic high route because the quality of the skiing is so wonderful. There are plenty of alternatives in the event of bad weather, the nearby areas of Andermatt and Réalp offer many possibilities.

 

Classic high route ski touring
• Remote mountain terrain
• Excellent Swiss Refuges

 

GRADE : D2 : A3 : F2
see our grade coding here

BUDGET

1650€pp

 

This price includes :

• 6 days guided ski touring with a qualified UIAGM high mountain guide

• 7 nights accommodation

• All dinners, breakfasts & picnic lunches (except Day 1)

• Transfer from/to Engelburg

Extras:

• Lift passes

• Equipment hire

BOOK NOW AT sian@pyrenees-mountains.com or +33(0)5 62 92 81 52

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Meet in Réalp (1540m) and join the guide at the hotel, discuss the week ahead and check equipment. Réalp is just under 3 hours on the train from either Bern (with one change at Brig) or Zurich (more changes).

DAY 2

The first day we climb to the Refuge Rotondo at 2567m and spend the afternoon checking avalanche safety equipment and techniques.

DAY 3

Today is the first real challenge and with the ascent of the Läckihorn (3068m) before continuing to the Alfred Heim Refuge (2539m) via the Furka pass.

Note: there is the possibility of reaching the Alfred Heim Refuge a day earlier. Conditions will determine this.

DAY 4

Following a short descent to 2400m we begin the climb to the Hochberg Peak (3078m) and have a long descent to Göscheneralpsee dam (1800m). Another climb awaits us to the Chelenalphütte Refuge at 2335m. This hut is not guarded but comfortable.

DAY 5

We ascend the Sustenhorn (3502m), the high point of our week, via the Sustenlimi (3077m). All this climbing is rewarded with a long descent to Steingletscher (1863m) and a very nice shower !

DAY 6

Another day and another mountain awaits, this time the Fünffingerstöck (2993m) which is followed by a descent to Sustenbrüggli at 1908m. From there we head to the Süstlihütte at 2256m for the night.

DAY 7

Our last day takes us up the Grassen (2945m) and is topped off with a long descent to Engleberg at 1021m. From here we catch the train back to Réalp.

DAY 8

Train from Réalp back to Basel and Paris, or to Zurich.