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From Alphubel (Normal route) Mischabeljochbiwak SAC 3855 m

  • Difficulty
    PD
  • Descent
    1 h, 335 m

The north ridge of the Alphubel is more often used in descent, and as approach to the Mischabeljochbiwak. The Alphubel itself can be climbed via various routes, leading from Mittelallalin, Längflue and also Täschhütte.

Route description

Alphubel - North summit - Mischabeljochbiwak

From the main summit cross to the N summit of Alphubel (ca. 4188 m). Here you descend without difficulty, directly over the N-ridge to the bivouac (3847 m) in the Mischabeljoch.

Additional information

Departure point

Time

Im Aufstieg zurück zum Alphubel sind ca. 1½ Std. zu veranschlagen.

Difficulty

Die Felsen sind lose, oft aber mit Schnee und Eis bedeckt.

Waypoints

Mischabeljoch (3847 m)

Unmittelbar unter dem Biwak liegt das gleichnamige Joch.

Author

Bernhard Rudolf Banzhaf

Bernhard Rudolf Banzhaf bestieg unzählige Gipfel im In- und Ausland, u.a. alle 4000er der Walliser Alpen. Seit den 80er Jahren organisiert er Trekkingreisen im Himalaja und in Europa. Von 1995 bis 2003 war er Mitglied des SAC-Zentralvorstands.

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