Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Switzerland - Glaciers

Grosser Aletschgletscher view Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainAlps, GlaciersDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceGoms, ValaisCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)900Route findingEasy
RouteKühboden (2212), Eggishorn (2927), Märjela (2370), Bettmeralp (2006)
NotesSplendid views up along the massive snaking Grosser Aletschgletscher. Cable-cars available to shorten the ascent and descent.
Dreick (L), Jungfrau (ML), Jungfraujoch (M), Mönch (MR), Trugberg (MR'), Eiger (MR''), and Grosser Aletschgletscher from Eggishorn above Fiesch, Grosser Aletschgletscher view (T), Goms, Valais, Switzerland, 12-Aug-98, E168

Mönch (L) and Trugberg (ML) and Grosser Aletschgletscher from above Fiesch, Grosser Aletschgletscher view (T), Goms, Valais, Switzerland, 12-Aug-98, E170

  
Hohtürli Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way) / 13TerrainAlps, GlaciersDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceBernCountrySwitzerland  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)1600Route findingEasy
RouteKandersteg (1176) - Oeschinensee (1522) - Blüemlisalphütte (2834) - Hohtürli (2778) - Griesalp (1408)
NotesOne of the best walks in Switzerland with dramatic cliffs surrounding the Oeschinensee and close-up views of glaciers from the path leading to the high Hohtürli pass. Kandersteg itself has a dramatic location in a narrow deep valley.
Cows on western shore of Oeschinensee, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP392

Path along western side of Oeschinensee and Äusser Fisistock (2945), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP394

Restaurant on path leading up to Oberbärgli, with Oeschinensee below, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP396

Start of final ascent along morraine ridge to Hohtürli (R), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP399

Blüemlisalpgletscher, with highest mtns Blüemlisalphorn (3683) and Wyssi Frau (3650), and closer mtns Ufem Stock (3221) (ML) and Blüemlisalp-Rothorn (3279) (R), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP400

Hohtürli and upper tongue of Blüemlisalpgletscher, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP402

Blüemlisalphütte (2834) (M) and view to N beyond Hohtürli pass, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP403

Blüemlisalpgletscher from above Blüemlisalphütte, with Blüemlisalphorn (3683) (R) and Wyssi Frau (3650) (L) and Ufem Stock (3221) (R close), Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP404

Hohtürli pass and Kiental (R) from below Blüemlisalphütte, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP405

View along Gamchibach valley to Gamchigletscher from Berggasthof Enzian, Hohtürli (Kandersteg - Griesalp) Section, Alpine Pass Route (T), Bern, Switzerland, 10-Aug-03, AP408

Blüemlisalphütte (2834m), Hohtürli (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-98, E140

Oeschinensee, nr Kandersteg, Hohtürli (T), Bern, Switzerland, 6-Aug-98, E143