This is an example of a HTML caption with a link.

Glacier Trek Switzerland

Glacier trek in Switzerland
The 2 day Aletsch glacier trek,  and our one day glacier exploration day special are our most popular tours.

No experience necessary

We provide everything including boots and warm gear Free hotel transfers on our day tours

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 exploration day trek

Why is a glacier blue?

 Learn fascinating facts about glaciology and enviromental change. Join us on our glacier exploration day 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 time 8.15am
SAG Base
Hauptstr 34
3800 Matten
Price CHF. 170.-. 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 Contact us for your free hotel pickup in the Interlaken area

Private groups/clubs trips can be organised on request


Aletschglacier trek - from Jungfraujoch

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)

Ascent 150m, descent 750m - trekking time - 4 hours

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

Ascent 100m, descent 740m trekking time - 6 hours

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

Upcoming tours 2019

June

  • 29.06. - 30.06. Sat./Sun.

July

  • 13.07. - 14.07. Sat./Sun.
  • 27.07. - 28.07. Sat./Sun.

August

  • 01.08. - 02.08. Sat./Sun.
  • 17.08. - 18.08. Sat./Sun.
  • 24.08. - 25.08. Sat./Sun.

September

  • 13.09. - 14.09. Sat./Sun.
  • 27.09. - 28.09. 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. 345 .- per person from 6 participants
CHF. 390.-. per person - 5 participants
Includes Local Mountain Guide for 2 days, - Overnight stay in the konkordia hut with dinner bed and breakfast
 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 - 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/),


Jungfraujoch - Grimsel - 4 day glacier tour

Glacier trek over 7 glaciers including the longest glacier in Europe

Heres the plan-

Day 1
Travel to the Jungfraujoch  via train from Interlaken. Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen. Trek over the Jungfraufirn to Konkordiaplatz and overnight in the Konkordia mountain hut set at 2850m

Day 2
Glacier trek over the Grüneggfirn to Grünhornlücke and the Walliser Fiescherfirn to overnight in theFinsteraarhornhütte 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.

Glacier Tours 2019

June

  • 28.06. - 01.07. Thursday ./Sun.

July

  • 5.07. - 8.07. Thursday./Sunday
  • 19.07. - 22.07. Thursday./Sunday

August

  • 23.08. - 26.08. Thursday./Sunday
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/

Reservations/Enquiries

SWISS ALPINE GUIDES

Bergsportschule
3800 Interlaken
Switzerland

Tel 0041 (0) 33 822 6000

WhatsApp 0041796526000

info@swissalpineguides.ch