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Hangendgletscherhorn (3292 m.a.s.l.)

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Map / Hangendgletscherhorn (3292 m.a.s.l.)
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moderate
Distance 6.9 km
3:15 h
1,098 m
1,098 m
3,289 m
2,189 m
This magnificent peak stands at the end of the Urbach valley, east of the Wetterhorn and south of the Engelhörner. An incomparable deep view of the Gauligletscher glacier, fantastic slopes with numerous downhill options make the heart beat faster. The highest point can only be reached on foot via the airy summit ridge.

Access/Descent
A) Normal route from Gaulihütte. Difficulty WS+
- Ascent / descent: 1098m | Counter ascent on descent: 17m
- Start altitude: 2208 m.a.s.l. | Finish altitude: 3289 m.a.s.l.
- Time required ascent: 3¼ h | Distance: 3.5 km

Downhill
to Gaulihütte. Difficulty ZS+
- Descent: 1096m | Counter ascent on descent: 15m
- Start altitude: 3289 m.a.s.l. | Finish altitude: 2208 m.a.s.l.
- Time required for descent: 1¼ h | Distance: 3.4 km

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Descent
E) to Urbach P.880. difficulty WS+
- descent: 2434m | counter ascent on descent: 23m
- starting altitude: 3289 m.a.s.l. | finishing altitude: 878 m.a.s.l.
- time required for descent: 2½ h | distance: 9.2 km
- places on the route: Hangendgletscherhorn - Schrätteren - Schmallauigädmer
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
3,289 m
Lowest point
2,189 m

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Start

Gaulihütte, SAC (2,203 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'659'583E 1'163'927N
DD
46.623943, 8.216600
DMS
46°37'26.2"N 8°12'59.8"E
UTM
32T 440025 5163673
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Gaulihütte - Gaulischafberg - Hangendgletscherhorn

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'659'583E 1'163'927N
DD
46.623943, 8.216600
DMS
46°37'26.2"N 8°12'59.8"E
UTM
32T 440025 5163673
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.9 km
Duration
3:15 h
Ascent
1,098 m
Descent
1,098 m
Highest point
3,289 m
Lowest point
2,189 m
Multi-stage route
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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