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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.

Fieschertal 1700 m Alpine climbing

The glacier-cut, red granite slabs around the Burghütte offer a very popular climbing mecca in the foothills of the Alps. Here is an ideal climbing area for group courses and family climbing trips, as well as ambitious climbers.

Routes in the Fieschertal were put up mostly between 1960 and 2000 by the Volken brothers, H-U. Kreuzer, R. Bittel and Marcel Albrecht. A number of routes have been maintained and renovated by Albrecht in recent years. (eg Burgkante in 2014).

17Routes

  1. 3a-4c6
  2. 5a-5c1
  3. 6a-6c10
  4. 7a-7c0
  5. 8a-9b0

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