Alpine Climbing

The Best Alpine Climbing Trails in Valais (Switzerland)

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Photo of Allalinhorn hohlaubgrat-Saas Fee Photo of Lagginhorn desde Hohsaas Photo of Schwarzsee / Matterhorn Wall
  • Allalinhorn hohlaubgrat-Saas Fee

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    near Saas-Almagell, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    13.14mi
    Elevation +
    4528f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofAllalinhorn hohlaubgrat-Saas Fee Photo ofAllalinhorn hohlaubgrat-Saas Fee Photo ofAllalinhorn hohlaubgrat-Saas Fee

    Para realizar esta ascensión cogimos el primer teleférico a Felskinn desde Saas Fee. Al estar alojados en el valle teníamos el transporte en bus gratuito incluídos los remontes, si llegas con tu vehículo a Saas Fee entr...

  • Lagginhorn desde Hohsaas

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    near Triftalp, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.70mi
    Elevation +
    3579f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo ofLagginhorn desde Hohsaas Photo ofLagginhorn desde Hohsaas Photo ofLagginhorn desde Hohsaas

    Una de las ascensiones más fáciles del valle de Saas, muy apto para aclimatarnos. Tomamos el primer teleférico desde Saas-Grund (gratuito si estas alojado en el valle) y empezamos la ruta a partir de los 3000 mts. A la s...

  • Schwarzsee / Matterhorn Wall

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Stafel, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.46mi
    Elevation +
    2385f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofSchwarzsee / Matterhorn Wall Photo ofSchwarzsee / Matterhorn Wall Photo ofSchwarzsee / Matterhorn Wall

    In Zermatt, take the cable car to Schwarzsee station. The trail starts from that point. This trail takes us to the wall of the famous and iconic Matterhorn, just beyond the Hörnlihütte (hut belonging to the Swiss Alpine...

  • near Stafel, Canton du Valais (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    7.69mi
    Elevation +
    1821f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofSchwarzsee Cablecar - Hornlihutte - Zmutt - Zermatt Photo ofSchwarzsee Cablecar - Hornlihutte - Zmutt - Zermatt Photo ofSchwarzsee Cablecar - Hornlihutte - Zmutt - Zermatt

    The ascent to Hornlihütte is one of the most visited trails of Zermatt, and it shares the trail with init of the normal way for the ascend to Matternhorn from Zermatt Valley (Hornli Ridge). The difficulty is F+, and y...

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  • Bettmerhorn-Eggishorn (Aletsch Glacier)

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Bettmeralp, Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    2.02mi
    Elevation +
    1227f
    TrailRank
    36| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofBettmerhorn-Eggishorn (Aletsch Glacier) Photo ofBettmerhorn-Eggishorn (Aletsch Glacier) Photo ofBettmerhorn-Eggishorn (Aletsch Glacier)

    Astonishing trail, all through the UNESCO World Heritage high trail, from Bettmerhorn Station to Eggishorn Station, going from 2647 m up to 2869 m, with the amazing view of the Great Aletsch Glacier during the whole rout...

    Lovely ridge hike with a Via Ferrata near the top.
    Greg_Turnbull
  • near Fiesch, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.32mi
    Elevation +
    2992f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofBettmerhorn, Eggishorn und Aletschgletscher (20.08.2022) Photo ofBettmerhorn, Eggishorn und Aletschgletscher (20.08.2022) Photo ofBettmerhorn, Eggishorn und Aletschgletscher (20.08.2022)

    Amazingly beautiful hike starting in Fiescheralp and heading first to Bettmerhorn view point. From there we took an Alpine Route (only suitable for sure-footed hickers with no fear of heights) which goes up to the Bettme...

  • Lagginhorn

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    near Tamatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.15mi
    Elevation +
    7812f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLagginhorn Photo ofLagginhorn Photo ofLagginhorn

    After having climbed several peaks recently over 3000 meters, it was time to tackle one over 4000. I found a place in Switzerland where there are two such peaks which are not too difficult to climb: Lagginhorn (4 010 m) ...

    Fantastic Robert !
    Frédéric Humblet
  • Monte Leone WSW Grat (DNF) & Breithorn

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Rothwald, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.49mi
    Elevation +
    5157f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofMonte Leone WSW Grat (DNF) & Breithorn Photo ofMonte Leone WSW Grat (DNF) & Breithorn Photo ofMonte Leone WSW Grat (DNF) & Breithorn

    A tough & long day. The route for Monte Leone is in our guidebook but we can’t find any further information on it. It’s tough and we didn’t finish it because it looked impossible (very loose). Well worth doing in its own...

  • Rinderhorn DNF

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    near Leukerbad, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    18.42mi
    Elevation +
    7687f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofRinderhorn DNF Photo ofRinderhorn DNF Photo ofRinderhorn DNF

    Another failed attempt by us to climb an alpine peak. Naively we thought this was going to be ok without any equipment (we had spoken to people and they confirmed it was ok) but what we hadn’t considered was the snow tha...

  • near Saas-Almagell, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    13.50mi
    Elevation +
    5791f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of3-day hike: Saas-Almagell, Mattmark dam, Stellihorn, Jazzihorn Photo of3-day hike: Saas-Almagell, Mattmark dam, Stellihorn, Jazzihorn Photo of3-day hike: Saas-Almagell, Mattmark dam, Stellihorn, Jazzihorn

    Video Part #1: https://youtu.be/QhYAW1q9FyA Video Part #2: https://youtu.be/ZOz2dnHAw5E Celebrate the spirit of adventure with us on a remarkable 3-day hike through the heart of the Swiss Alps, starting from Saas-Almag...

  • near Saas-Almagell, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    15.14mi
    Elevation +
    6896f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofWinter mountaineering for all - Swiss Alps - 3-day trekking Photo ofWinter mountaineering for all - Swiss Alps - 3-day trekking Photo ofWinter mountaineering for all - Swiss Alps - 3-day trekking

    We decided to go to the Swiss Alps on the Italian border in search of solid snow that is easier to cross without skis. We were planning a hike of several days with the hope of achieving some summits along the way. A wint...

  • Bietschhorn

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Ried, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.27mi
    Elevation +
    8271f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofBietschhorn Photo ofBietschhorn Photo ofBietschhorn

    In this final episode of my Bietschhorn adventure, witness the culmination of determination, passion, and the spirit of amateur mountaineering. After months of anticipation and preparation, the moment to conquer the maje...

  • Hohfluh-Hangebrucke-Riederalp

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Riederalp, Canton du Valais (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    7.46mi
    Elevation +
    1873f
    TrailRank
    27| Rating 5.0

    Tough one, impressive challenge both down hill and uphill, even if we started with the Kabelbahn. We did it with kids, who achieved it without any complaint - not so for adults. Some nerves suggested to cross the hanging...

    Quite a long walk but lovely scenery; note that the glacier has receded from the bridge.
    Greg_Turnbull
  • Wasenhorn

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Rothwald, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.00mi
    Elevation +
    4029f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofWasenhorn Photo ofWasenhorn Photo ofWasenhorn

    Awesome day climbing the SW Grat. Nothing too technical, didn’t use any gear, just scrambled the ridge all moving together.

  • Haute Cime - Dents du Midi

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    near Les Granges, Canton du Valais (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    13.94mi
    Elevation +
    6217f
    TrailRank
    25

    The peak with the most impressive views in Dents du Midi, Haute Cime at 3257m. We took the southern path. Parked the car (very difficult to get there with public transportation, but not undoable) at Van d'en Haut, hiked ...

  • near Stafel, Canton du Valais (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    5.13mi
    Elevation +
    2257f
    TrailRank
    89| Rating 4.89
    Photo ofAscensión al Refugio Hörnli del Matterhorn (Cervino) desde el telecabina de Zermatt: Schwarzsee - HörnliHütte 3.260m Photo ofAscensión al Refugio Hörnli del Matterhorn (Cervino) desde el telecabina de Zermatt: Schwarzsee - HörnliHütte 3.260m Photo ofAscensión al Refugio Hörnli del Matterhorn (Cervino) desde el telecabina de Zermatt: Schwarzsee - HörnliHütte 3.260m

    IBP = 101 HKG (733 m de ascenso acumulado). Todos los que nos gustan las montañas, tarde o temprano, hemos de intentar visitar Zermatt para poder contemplar "el perfil bonito" del Matterhorn (nombre que se le da desde...

    Uma paisagem magnífica! Parabéns pela partilha deste percurso, que deve ter sido fantástico. Saludos
    migueleloi
    Fantástica ruta. La hemos realizado combinando con la bajada a pie por Stafelalp i Zmutt
    quimgiro
    Estupenda descripción e impresionantes fotos. Pronto nos acercaremos por allí para ver de cerca el Cervino. Gracias U...
    Juan Desnivel
  • near Belvédère, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.93mi
    Elevation +
    3501f
    TrailRank
    20

    Outstanding climbing up to the 3. grade. Can be done solo. There are several chances to get down toward the west, scrambling down to the glacier like I did. Great viefs.

  • near Blatten, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.35mi
    Elevation +
    2260f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Refugio Monte Rosa Hutte (2883 msnm) desde Rotenboden por la 'vía nueva'. IBP 120 Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Refugio Monte Rosa Hutte (2883 msnm) desde Rotenboden por la 'vía nueva'. IBP 120 Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Refugio Monte Rosa Hutte (2883 msnm) desde Rotenboden por la 'vía nueva'. IBP 120

    El nuevo Refugio Monte Rosa se haya enclavado en un paraje impresionante: una cornisa rocosa a los pies del Monte Rosa entre los glaciares Gorner Gletscher y Grenz Gletscher. Las vistas de los cuatromiles de la zona de Z...

    Esta ruta no deja indiferente a nadie. El entorno es impresionante...... Es necesaria cierta experiencia en alta montaña...
    Ana Maria Ocaña
  • 2018.09.23 Allalinhorn

    Alpine Climbing
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    near Saas-Almagell, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.48mi
    Elevation +
    1844f
    TrailRank
    19

    The Allalinhorn is one of the easiest and most accessible 4000s of the Alps, but not to forget it’s a glacier hike. Probably because we did it at the end of the summer season there were more crevasses open than when I di...

  • near Distel, Canton du Valais (Switzerland)
    Distance
    11.02mi
    Elevation +
    2904f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Monte Moro Pass (2853 msnm). IBP 126 Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Monte Moro Pass (2853 msnm). IBP 126 Photo ofAlpes Suizos. Monte Moro Pass (2853 msnm). IBP 126

    Monte Moro Pass es la comunicación natural entre Suiza e Italia a través de los valles de Saas y Ossola. Este paso forma parte de alguna etapa del Tour del Monte Rosa, un trekking de varios días muy famoso en la zona. ...

    Impresionante ruta.... llegar a los pies de la Madonna en el paso Monte Moro es muy emocionante. Hay que probar la comid...
    Ana Maria Ocaña

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