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Hiking on routes in alpine terrain requires good physical health, meticulous preparation and technical skills in mountain sports. The routes presented here are undertaken at one’s own risk. If you want to safely practice mountain sports, taking training courses run by experts is highly recommended by the SAC. All the contents of the SAC touring platform are put together with utmost diligence. However, the Swiss Alpine Club and the authors cannot guarantee that the information provided here is up-do-date, correct and complete. Therefore, the SAC and the authors cannot be held liable for possible errors.

  • Alpinism

Aletschhorn 4193 m Alpinism

This dominant summit, after Finsteraarhorn, is the second highest peak of the Bernese Alps. A sought after 4000er, it is often climbed, both in the summer season and in the spring with skis. The normal ascent routes, while technically relatively simple, are very long. In bad visibility in the summit area can prove to be a daunting place. The easiest and shortest route leads from the Mittelaletschbiwak over the NE ridge. In summer, the SW ridge starting from the Oberaletsch hut is often preferred, despite being much longer and a bit more difficult than the NE ridge.

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