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Glacier Trek Switzerland

Glacier trek in Switzerland
The 2 day Aletsch glacier trek,  Monte Rosa hut glacier  hike and the one day glaciology special are our most popular tours.

  1. No experience necessary
  2. We provide everything including boots and warm gear
  3. Day Trips - Free Hotel pickup

Changes in the Swiss Glaciers are recorded each year -see data

Glaciers all over the world are disappearing off the face of our planet at an uncontrollable pace. The earths natural cycle?

Glacier Trek Special - Glaciology 1- day

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Why is a glacier blue?

 Learn fascinating facts about glaciology and enviromental change. Join us on a glacier trek on ice and  experience this spectacular  glacier world in the swiss alps........whilst you still can


Requirements No prior experience necessary, suits all levels of fitness
Season Daily tours from May - October
Duration 5 - 6 hours
Start times 8.30am or as previously arranged
Price CHF. 165.-. per person all inclusive (minimum 5 participants)
Includes Glacier hiking boots, warm jacket, pants, crampons, harness, gaitors, ice axe, backpack transfers and technical equipment
What to bring Picknic lunch, energy bars, lots of water, suncream, sunglasses and a camera
Safety All our tours are led by qualified  IVBV, UIAA, SBV Mountain guides
Free Transfers We will pick you up free of charge from your hotel/hostel in the Interlaken area, or from Interlaken Ost railway station.

Private groups/clubs trips can be organised on request


Aletsch Glacier  - Top of Europe-  2 day tour- hut overnighter

Take the train to the "Top of Europe" Jungfraujoch. After visiting all the amazing attractions set off on a magical hike over Europes longest Glacier, the Aletschgletscher. with your swiss mountain guide.

Heres the plan -

Day 1 Take the Jungfrau railway to the Jungraujoch. Visit all the attractions. Meet your guide and start your amazing trek over a glaciated plateau to the Konkordia hut (2850m)

Day 2 5am after breakfast, continue your amazing glacier trek on ice to Märjelenalp, over beautiful meadows to Kühboden

Organise your own team, your own dates and we will organise the rest.

Upcoming tours 2017
June

24.06.2017 - 25.06.2017

July

  • 01.07. - 02.07. Sat./Sun (Fully Booked)
  • 08.07. - 09.07.  Sat./Sun.
  • 15.07. - 16.07. Sat./Sun.
  • 22.07. - 23.07. Sat./Sun.
  • 31.07. - 01.08.  Monday./Tuesday.(Swiss National day)

August

  • 05.08. - 05.08.2017 Sat./Sun.
  • 12.08. - 13.08. Sat./Sun.
  • 19.08. - 20.08. Sat./Sun.
  • 26.08. - 27.08. Sat./Sun.

September

  • 02.09. - 03.09. Sat./Sun.
  • 09.09. - 10.09. Sat./Sun.
Requirements Experienced trekker
Acclimatise beforehand is an advantage.
Season June - October
Duration Day 1: 4 hour trek with a picnic break (with a backpack)
Day 2: 6 hours (with a backpack)
Where to meet 11am hallway entrance coffee bar at the Jungfraujoch
Price CHF. 355 .- per person from 6 participants
CHF. 395.-. per person - 5 participants
CHF. 475.- per person 4 participants
Includes Guide for 2 days, overnight stay with half pension in Konkordia hut
Crampons, harness, gaitors, ice axe and technical gear.
Not Included - Train ticket to the Jungfraujoch and return from Fiesch.
- drinks in the hut
What to bring Mountain- boots, backpack, water, picknic for 2 days, beanie, gloves, waterproof functional clothing, suncream, sunglasses, mini torch, t-shirt, a camera, medi's, toiletries, liteweight inner sleeping bag, alpine hut membership, discount travel cards
Safety All our tours are led by qualified IVBV, UIAA, SBV Mountain guides
Insurance You should make sure you are sufficiently insured. We recommend a REGA membership (http://www.rega.ch/),
Parking It is best to park at Interlaken Ost railway station

SPECIAL NOTE - Travel light,  pack only the bare necessities.

Glacier Trek Monte Rosa hut 2883m- 2 days

A spectacular 2 day glacier hike escorted by the mancho Matterhorn and the Walliser alpine chain of 4,000 meter peaks.

The hut alone is worth a visit. Purely self sufficient, this modern, space-aged building generates its own power. Even rain and snow melt water is collected and stored in a cavern to provide the guests with flush toilets and four hot showers

Program

Day 1: Take Gornergrat train to Rotenboden (2855). Here the trek begins, traversîng the Gornergletscher to continue up to the Monte Rosa Hütte (2883m, 3-4h)

Day 2: Trek down the Gornergletscher to Furi (1867m, 5h) - take cable car to Zermatt.

Private group option. Organise your own team, your own dates and we will organise the rest.

Requirements Experienced trekker
Acclimatise beforehand is an advantage.
Season June - October
Duration Two days and one night
Where to meet 10am Zermatt or to be confirmed with confirmation details
Price CHF. 390 .- per person from 6 participants
CHF. 420.-. per person - 5 participants
Includes English speaking guide, overnight Monte Rosa hut with half pension, crampons, harness, gaitors, ice axe and technical gear.
Not Included Travel costs
Any drinks in the hut
What to bring Mountain boots, backpack, picnic lunch, water, beanie, gloves, waterproof functional clothing, suncream, sunglasses, torch, tshirt, socks, camera, medi's, toiletries, liteweight inner sleeping bag, alpine hut membership, discount travel cards
Safety All our tours are led by qualified IVBV, UIAA, SBV Mountain guides
Insurance You should make sure you are sufficiently insured. We recommend a REGA membership (http://www.rega.ch/),


Top of Europe - Grimsel - 4 days

Glacier trek over 7 swiss glaciers in 4 days - from Jungfraujoch to Grimsel

Heres the plan-

Day 1
Travel to the Jungfraujoch. Trek over the Jungfraufirn to Konkordiaplatz overnight in the Konkordiahütte 2850m

Day 2
Glacier trek over the Grüneggfirn to Grünhornlücke and the Walliser Fiescherfirn to overnight in the Finsteraarhornhütte 3048m

Day 3
Head south Fieschergletscher continuing - over the Galmigletscher - Studergletscher to overnight in the Oberaarjochhütte 3256m.

Day 4
Descend the Oberaargletscher to the lake that bears the same name.
From Berghaus Oberaar to Grimsel und return home

PRIVATE GROUP OPTION. Organise your own team, your own dates and we will organise the rest.



Requirements You MUST be able to walk 4 hours carrying a backpack on
Experienced trekker
Acclimatise beforehand is an advantage.
Season June - September
Duration Daily glacier trek time 4 - 5 hours
Where to meet to be given with confirmation details
Price CHF. 850.- per person from 6 participants
CHF. 890.- per person with 5 participants
CHF. 990.- per person with 4 participants
Includes UIAGM mountain guide for 4 days, overnight stay in the huts with dinner, bed and breakfast, boots, crampons, harness, gaitors, ice axe
Not included Travel expenses, to Jungfraujoch, share taxi costs from Berghaus Oberaar and drinks in the hut
What to bring Mountain boots, backpack, water, picnic lunch for 3 days, beanie, gloves, waterproof functional clothing, suncream, sunglasses, sun hat, torch, spare t-shirt and socks, camera, medi's, toiletries, liteweight inner sleeping bag, alpine hut membership, discount travel cards
Safety All our tours are led by qualified  IVBV, UIAA, SBV Mountain guides
Insurance You should make sure you are sufficiently insured. We recommend a REGA membership (http://www.rega.ch/),


Book Online or call 0041 (0) 338226000


SWISS ALPINE GUIDES

Bergsportschule
3800 Interlaken
Switzerland

Tel 0041 (0) 33 822 6000

WhatsApp 0041796526000

info@swissalpineguides.ch