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From Fisetenpass (Normal route) Claridenhütte SAC 2453 m

  • Difficulty
    T3
  • Ascent
    2:30 h, 660 m
  • Descent
    220 m

Shortest apprach to the Claridenhütte.

From the mountain station of the Fisetenbahn (cable car). A leisurely hike through lush alpine meadows full of wild flowers, then later a moonscape of barren scree. And in early summer, from time to time, there is a snow field still to cross.

Route description

Fisetengrat (cable car station) - Geissstein - Claridenhütte

Follow the marked path from the cable car station (about 2000 m) to Fisetenpass. Drop down and traverse the bowl, to pass left (eastwards) beneath the Rotstock before crossing the ridge at pt. 2037. Continue across the flank of Geissstein, round the Gletscherchopf and climb up to the hut.

Variante: From Sonne to Fisetenpass

The Fisetenpass can be reached from Urnerboden, bus stop "Sonne" (or Restaurant Ronne) via P. 1340 on a marked foot path in approx. 2 hours.

Additional information

Departure point

Fisetengrat, summit station (2033 m)

Information about the cable car Urnerboden–Fisetengrat: www.urnerboden.ch/sites/seilbahn_d.php

Waypoints

Urnerboden, Sonne (1346 m)

Departure point variant.

Author

Hansueli Rhyner

Hansueli Rhyner ist Bergführer und Skilehrer und seit 2011 SAC-Autor. Er arbeitet am WSL-Institut für Schnee und Lawinenforschung SLF als Leiter der Forschungsgruppe Industrieprojekte und Schneesport und ist zudem Gutachter bei Bergunfällen und Mitglied des Kern-Ausbildungsteams Lawinenprävention KAT.

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