Approach to the Eggishorn via ferrata. | Mountain hiking | Eggishorn | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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Approach to the Eggishorn via ferrata. Eggishorn 2926 m

  • Difficulty
    T2
  • Ascent
    0:15 h
  • Descent
    130 m

Route description

From the top station of the Eggishorn Seilbahn to the start of the ferrata

The broad track (ski piste in winter) facilitates an easy approach to the ferrata.

Additional information

Departure point

Eggishorn, summit station (2866 m)

www.aletscharena.ch/cableways/timetable/

Author

Eugen Hüsler

Eugen E. Hüsler is a Zurich born author and photographer. He has written around 70 via ferrata, hiking and cycling guides and illustrated books. His many publications on via ferrata have led to the nickname “Klettersteig-Papst“ (Via Ferrata Pope).

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