Jungfraujoch-Lötschental

Glaciers and peaks as far as the eye can see (CH) | 3 days

An incredible experience in a stunning mountain landscape awaits you: Jungfrau 4,158 m, Mönch 4,107 m and Aletschhorn 4,193 m. Via these three mighty glaciers and the Konkordiaplatz – with its 900 m ice cover – you will reach the remote, picturesque Lötschental and Fafleralp.

Technique
beginner-intermediate

Snowshoe touring: beginner experience required; Alpine technique: no prior knowledge needed; Terrain: mostly moderately steep, short steeper sections and traverses

Condition
beginner-intermediate

Duration from 4 to 6 hours, up to approx.1,000 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour.

Small group

5-8 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

11.10 a.m. Jungfraujoch, at the coffee bar (train arrival 11.05 a.m. Jungfraujoch)

Departure

Approx. 2 p.m. Fafleralp/Blatten in Lötschental

Note

Please note: The Jungfraubahn recommends to reserve a seat for the journey to the Jungfraujoch in advance (reservation@jungfrau.ch).

Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 2 x hut (base camp)
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
  • 12 months Fatmap Explore membership

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (Jungfrau Railway, approx. CHF 47)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Hut tax approx. CHF 12 per night for non-SAC/Alpine Club members
  • Rental equipment
Program
Day 1
Individual arrival at Jungfraujoch. After the initial welcome and distribution of any ordered rental equipment, the mountain guide will lead you by rope to the impressive Konkordiaplatz and the Konkordia hut. (Distance: 8 km; Duration: 3 hours; Ascent/Descent: 150/850 vertical meters).
Day 2
The Hollandia Hut is the destination for day two. You will experience the impressive Aletschfirn, framed by the Mönch, Jungfrau, Gletscherhorn and Mittaghorn peaks on the right and by the Dreieckhorn and Aletschhorn on the left. (Distance: 8.5 km; Duration: 3.5 hours; Ascent/Descent: 550/150 vertical meters).
Day 3
On day three, you'll descend via the Lang Glacier into Lötschental to Fafleralp, step by step back to civilization. (Distance: 10 km; Duration: 4 hours; Ascent/Descent: 50/1,500 vertical meters).
equipment
Rental equipment

Our mountain guide will bring the ordered rental equipment to the meeting place. The following equipment can be rented:

  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • MSR Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Climbing harness with 2 saferlock carabiner (or 2x screw carabiners)
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Touring backpack or avalanche airbag backpack (approx. 30 l)
  • Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Climbing harness with 2 saferlock carabiner (or 2x screw carabiners)
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
  • Gaiter (optional)
Clothing
  • 1x ski jacket and 1x ski pants (Gore-Tex or similar material)
  • 1x Soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • 1x Short/long functional underwear
  • 1x Beanie and 1x headband
  • 2 pairs of gloves (1 thin pair, 1 warm, windproof and waterproof pair)
  • 1x Functional socks and 1x spare socks
  • Warm, robust winter shoes, must be laceable and have solid soles or mountain boots

Overnight
  • Own toiletries, ear plugs if required
  • Clohtes to wear in the hut (Minimum)
  • Slipper socks are at the hut
  • Sleeping bag liner made of silk or cotton (for hygienic reasons)
  • SAC/Alpine Club member card (if avalaible)
Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hut
  • Tea an lunch must be brought or can be bought at the hut
  • Snacks (e.g. energy bars, dried fruit, dried meat)
Various
  • Sunglasses and ski goggles
  • Sun cream and lip cream (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)
  • Half fare travelcard (if existing)
  • Thermos flask made from break-proof material
  • Headlamp or flashlight with new batteries
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements
Available
20.03.2020 - 22.03.2020
duration: 3 days, Fri-Sun
state: available
CHF 679.00
Book now
more dates
available
06.04. - 08.04.2020
Tourguide
Peter Schoch
duration: 3 days, Mo-Mi
state: available
CHF 679.00
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available
24.04. - 26.04.2020
Tourguide
Michael Kern
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 679.00
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We are happy to advise you

Our team is available by phone from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

CH +41 (0)62 769 81 83
DE +49 (0)8334 36 20 362
AT +43 (0)7252 46051 4444

alpineschool@mammut.com

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