There is hardly a more demanding and at the same time more fascinating way to reach the summit of the Allalin.
If you would like to learn how to handle two ice axes and won't shy away from a 50 degree face, then this climb is for you. If you master this climb, then you've got what it takes to tackle more challenging North faces.
+++ Difficult tour on ice
++ Good average athletic fitness
|Ascent||500m in 3hrs|
|Descent||500m in 1hr|
|Group tour||CHF 325 per person|
|Private tour||from CHF 650|
crampons with antibott
2 ice axes
windproof and warm clothing
beanie or hat
sunglasses and sun protection
CHF 25 for climbing harness, crampons, ice axes & hiking pole