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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.

  • Alpine climbing

Gross Schijen (UR) 2786 m Alpine climbing

Climbing on the Gross Schijen: Very beautiful granite.

 

A great classic tour is provided by the South Ridge. There are various well bolted multi-pitch routes as well as lesser-bolted 'clean climbing' routes, plus two accessible "climbing gardens" - the area offers something for everyone.

 

Access is quite straightforward thanks to the military road from Nätschen to Grossboden / Gütsch (toll charge). Also from the train station on the Oberalppass all routes can be reached in just over an hour.

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