Crossing the Bernese Oberland

On the Mönch over the SW ridge, Jungfrau, Großfischerhorn, Finsteraarhorn. Four imposing peaks in a unique setting.


Sunday

Meeting point at 5:00 p.m. at the Mountainhostel in Grindelwald Grund. Meeting, equipment check


Monday: Mönch – Mönchjochshütte

With the first cable car up to the Jungfraujoch through the world-famous Eiger. Over the SW ridge III to the summit of the Mönch at 4,107 m. Descent on the normal route. Very nice ridge crossing.

  • approx. 500 meters in altitude
  • approx. 5 hours walking time

Tuesday: Jungfrau – Mönchjochshütte

Early in the morning, in the light of the headlamps, it goes down the Jungfraufirn a little to the beginning of the pillar that leads to the Rottalsattel. We climb the beginning of the firn ridge, which leads us to the saddle, in a simple climb. We reach the summit at 4,158 m with easy climbing and steep firn fields and return to the hut via the same path.

  • approx. 700 meters in altitude
  • approx. 6-7 hours

Wednesday: Großfiescherhorn – Finsteraahornhütte

Via Ewigschneefeld to the saddle from point 3,800 m at the beginning of the NW ridge of the Gr. Fiescherhorns. Over this firn ridge to the summit (4,048 m). Descent via Fieschersattel, Fiescherfirn to the Finsteraarhornhütte at 3,048 m.

  • approx. 600 vertical meters ascent
  • 1,000 meters of descent
  • 7-8 hours

Thursday: Finsteraahorn – Konkordiahütte

Behind the hut in a northerly direction, first on tracks and later over the glacier to the Hugisattel (4,088 m). From the saddle it goes the NW ridge II to the breathtaking summit of the Finsteraarhorn (4,273 m). Descent like ascent. In the afternoon change to the Konkordia hut via Grünhornlücke.

  • Ascent 1,500 meters in altitude
  • approx. 10 hours

Friday: Konkordiahütte – Jungfraujoch – Grindelwald

Via Jungfraufirn back to Jungfraujoch and by train back to Grindelwald.

  • 600 meters in altitude
  • about 4 hours
  • departure

Requirements:

  • Very good condition 8-10 hours
  • acclimatized for 4000 meters (arrive earlier to undertake high-altitude hikes)
  • Safe crampon technique vertical, frontal approx. 45 °
  • Experience in combined terrain II
  • No fear of heights, surefootedness

Cost per person:

1 PAX€ 2,800
2 PAX€ 1,700
plus own expenses and expenses of the mountain guide

Rental equipment available