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Allalinhorn East Ridge 4027m

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The Hohlaubgrat (East Ridge) of the Allalin is tranquil and scenically grand. It is a very popular climb that is not too demanding. 

The point of departure is the Hohlaub/Metro-Window at 3200m. Once exiting the tunnel you step into a different world free from skiers and tourists. The trail leads you along an impressive snow ridge that provides excellent views and assumes the full character of an alpine ascent. Before reaching the summit you will conquer a short, but exhilarating rock step that will require easy scrambling. The descent is via the normal route.
 

Fitness Level
Skill Level

 

Tour in easy rock/ snow or snow tour of medium difficulty

Good average athletic fitness

 

Ascent 800m in 3.5hrs
Descent 500m in 1.5 hrs
   
Private tour from CHF 700

 

Equipment required:

climbing harness
crampons with antibott
ice axe
hiking pole
windproof and warm clothing
(possibly gaiters)
gloves
beanie or hat
sunglasses and sun protection
 

Rental equipment:

Item Price (CHF)
Climbing Harness 10.-
Crampons 10.-
Telescopic pole 5.-
Hiking boots 15.-
Ice axe 10.-
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