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Skitour Strahlhorn 4190m from Britannia Hut

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The glacial topped mountain offers a majestic view. The Strahlhorn is the perfect mountain for all strong-legged ski mountaineers for a long skin up.
After a 3 hours climb we arrive at the Adlerpass where you have the first climb over the Western Alps. The last ascent leads over a broad ice field to a long summit ridge. The Strahlhorn can be done from February till March as a day trip from the Metro Alpine mid-station. April onwards needs an overnight stay until the closing of Britannia hut.

 Best time:   March 3rd - May 29th 2023

Fitness Level
Skill Level


Technically easy. Medium gradients. Prior knowledge with different snow conditions required.

Good, average athletic fitness.

Ascent 1100m in 5h
Descent       2420m to Saas-Almagell*

* Optional descent to Zermatt possible. Price on request


When      on request
Price CHF 1'110.- per tour (1 pers.)
  CHF 570.- per person (2 pers.)
  CHF 420.- per person (3 pers.)
  CHF 360.- per person (4 pers.)

Group tours are possible.

Hut fees are not included

Equipment required:

Avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)
Climbing harness
Touring skis or splitboard with touring bindings
Skins and ski crampons
Crampons for ski boots
Ice axe


Rental equipment:

Item Price (CHF)
Climbing Harness 10.-
Transceiver 20.-
Avalanche Shovel 5.-
Avalanche Probe 5.-
Touring Skis, Skins, Ski Crampons 65.-
Touring Ski Boots 25.-
Crampons 10.-
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