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Blüemlisalphorn crossing - Stage 1

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  • Die Blüemlisalphütte
    Die Blüemlisalphütte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Climbing
m 3000 2500 2000 1500 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Blüemlisalphütte Oeschinensee Hohtürli Underbärgli Oberbärgli Läger
moderate
Distance 7.4 km
3:30 h
1,257 m
113 m
2,824 m
1,619 m
First stage of the Blüemlisalphorn Überschreitung: from Oeschinen to Blüemlisalpe

The Blüemlisalpgruppe is a glaciated mountain range in the Bernese Alps. It consists of three main peaks: the Blüemlisalphorn (3661 m), the Wyssi Frau (3659 m) and the Morgenhorn (3621 m). These main peaks are preceded by three smaller elevations: the Rothorn (3297 m), the Stock ("Ufem Stock", 3221 m) and the Wildi Frau (3259 m). The tour described here is the ascent of the three main peaks from east to west, the descent is via the Rothornsattel. Without question, this is one of the most beautiful firn routes in the Alps. But it should only be attempted by experienced alpinists, because even in excellent conditions, the ascent requires some strength and skill. On the first stage of the tour we hike from the Oeschinen mountain station über narrow paths and rocky trails. Along the Via Alpina (Gründerweg) we pass the Oeschinensee and up to the Blüemlisalpe. This stage is the shorter and easier of the two, but it also impresses with its beautiful scenery and can also serve as a day hike


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Profile picture of Hartmut Wimmer Author Hartmut Wimmer 
True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here: https://corporate.outdooractive.com/jobs-bei-outdooractive/

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