Trip Itinerary – Berner Oberland Ski Traverse

Berner Oberland Ski Traverse From Leysin To Grimsel Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet in leysin review gear, condition

Day 2: Transfer to les Diablerets, ride the lift to Diablerets glacier and start the tour, traverse to Gelten hut,  via Arpelistock, 3,035m. Night at Gelten hut.

Day 3: From Gelten hut to Wildhorn hut via the Wildhorn, 3,246m.

Day 4: From the wildhorn hut to wildstrubel hut via the Schniderhorn 2,937m.

Day 5: From Wildstrubel hut to Gemmi pass hotel. We will traverse the Plaine Morte, Climb the Wildstrubel 3,243m. and enjoy a great descent to Lammerzee.

Day 6: Gemmi pass to Kandersteg via the Stegpass and down to Ueschinen,Kandersteg. Hotel in Kandersteg for the nigth

Day 7: Transfer to Jungfraujoch by train, ski to Concordia hut

Day 8: Ski Grunneghorn and return to Concordia hut

Day 9: Concordia hut to Finteraar hut 3,048m. via the Grunhornlucke 3,286m. we will have the option  to ski ; Weissnollen 3,594m. Agassihorn 3,953m.

Day 10: Finsteraar to Oberaar hut, 3,223m. But first we will ski either the Finsteraarhorn at 4,274m. or tte Gross Wannenhorn 3,905m.

Day 11: Oberaar hut to Munster and return to leysin. Just  out of the hut we will ski ascent the Galmihorn 3,517m. then we will ski down to Munster at 1,388 m. An exceptional descent starting across glacier, passing by alpine level, high meadow, and finishing in the forest. Just amazing !!!!(7,026 ft vertical !!!!!!!!!!!!)

Trip Difficulty:

This tour crosses the entire Berner Oberland, each day are moderate to difficult. This tour is physically demanding. However it has two distinct sections and one hotel night in between that will provide great rest.  You must be able to ski any type of snow with a back-pack.

Tour dates: March – April , 2015
Cost: Spring 2015 $ 6,100 / person (Minimum 4 persons)

Services Included:

  • Professional Bilingual guide & expenses
  • Transportation: Leysin to Les Diablerets glacier
  • Hotel in Kandersteg with breakfast (1 night)
  • Mountain Huts  nights, with breakfast and dinners.
  • Group technical equipment. First aid kit, ropes, radio, rescue sled, repair kit.
  • Satellite phone ( per minute charge)
  • Luggage’s transfer to Kandersteg and tba. (base on your post tour plan)

Services do not Included:

  • Transfer to leysin and from Munster
  • Meals in town, (Kandersteg, leysin)
  • Picnic lunches, snacks
  • Hotel Nights and meals in Leysin
  • Personal gear
  • Rescue insurance
  • Incidentals

*We will spend one night in a hotel in kandersteg, there we will have our luggage’s deliver so we will be able to change, shower and enjoy a great meal in a fine restaurant.Our luggage’s will then be transfer to Brig for us to pick up at the end of the tour. From Brig you will be able to reach any major city by train. Zurich, via the loschtberg, Geneva via Lausanne. Please let me know of your travel plan and I will help you book an hotel.

MEETING: we will meet in leysin or Les Diablerets. Please let me know of your travel plan and I will help you book a hotel.The hotel availability may vary base on the number of nights you will be staying.