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Strahlhorn 4190m from Britannia Hut

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This climb requires an early alpine start. From the Britannia hut the trail initially leads across the Hohlaub glacier.

We then travel along the long, drawn out Allalin glacier, under the east walls of the Rimpfischhorn, to the Adler Pass (3789m). From here we follow the initially defined and then broader ridge to the summit. The views across to the East face of the Monte Rosa, the highest face in the Alps, are stunning.

This climb, although technically very easy, requires a very good measure of fitness. The descent is via the same route.

 Best time:   June 15th - End-September 2023

Fitness Level
Skill Level


Easy snow tour. Minimal gradient

Very good athletic fitness. Acclimatisation advantageous 


Ascent 1250m in 6hrs
Descent 1250m in 3.5 hrs



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.

Prices are exclusive hut costs.


Equipment required:

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


Rental equipment:

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


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