Approach to the Gauablickhöhle via ferrata from Sulzfluh | Mountain hiking | Sulzfluh | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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Approach to the Gauablickhöhle via ferrata from Sulzfluh Sulzfluh 2817 m

  • Difficulty
    T4
  • Ascent
    1:30 h, 80 m
  • Descent
    700 m

Route description

From Sulzfluh via Rachen to the start

From the top of the Sulzfluh descend the broad north / northeast ridge (snow in early summer), then left (at P. 2664) down into Rachen (the throat), marked, with two short, easy rock passages (I). From the mouth of "Im Rachen", continue downhill for a while, until you see a yellow sign pointing to the right (approx. 2150 m, 1½ hours from Sulzfluh). Roping up is recommended here (rockfall danger directly at the below the start).

Additional information

Departure point

Author

Daniel Anker

Daniel Anker is a Bernese author and photographer. The historian has written around 40 ski tour, hiking, via ferrata and mountain bike guide books as well as detailed monographs on individual peaks in Switzerland.

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