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Hiking or climbing 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 Route Portal 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.

Dammastock 3630 m Alpinism

The Wintergeberge chain, which dominates the entire Göschener Tal (valley) is home to the Dammastock, the highest peak of Central Switzerland. This mountain range is popularly called the Dammakette. To the east, the walls steeply descend to the heavily crumbled Dammagletscher, to the west the Rhone glacier forms a long, flat, silver bath of a border. The whole area is 'high alpine' and offers some interesting (in recent years somewhat forgotten) and varied climbs.

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