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Ränfenhorn (3255 m.a.s.l.)

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Map / Ränfenhorn (3255 m.a.s.l.)
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moderate
Distance 9.2 km
3:30 h
1,088 m
1,088 m
3,238 m
2,183 m
The ascent from the Gaulihütte is easy, but the descent via Ränfenjoch into the Urbachtal is one of the more difficult ones. On the broad summit of the beautiful Ränfenhorn you can enjoy a wonderful view.

Ascent / descent
A) Normal route from Gaulihütte. Difficulty WS-
- Ascent / descent: 1122m | Counter ascent on descent: 84m
- Starting altitude: 2200 m.a.s.l. | Finishing altitude: 3238 m.a.s.l.
- Time required ascent: 3½ h | Distance: 5.7 km
- Places on the route: Ränfenhorn

Ascent / descent
B) from Rosenlauibiwak. Difficulty ZS+
- Ascent / descent: 907m | Counter ascent on descent: 0m
- Start altitude: 2326 m.a.s.l. | Finish altitude: 3237 m.a.s.l.
- Time required ascent: 3¼ h | Distance: 3.5 km
- Places on the route: Dossengletscher - Ränfenjoch

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Descent
D) to Urbach P. 880. difficulty S+
- descent: 2371m | counter ascent on descent: 12m
- starting altitude: 3237 m.a.s.l. | finishing altitude: 878 m.a.s.l.
- time required descent: 2¾ h | distance: 8.4 km

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descent
F) to Gaulihütte. Difficulty WS
- Descent: 1107m | Counter ascent on descent: 72m
- Starting altitude: 3237 m.a.s.l. | Finishing altitude: 2202 m.a.s.l.
- Time required for descent: 1¼ h | Distance: 5.7 km
- Places on the route: Ränfenhorn
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
3,238 m
Lowest point
2,183 m

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Start

Gaulihütte, SAC (2,200 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'659'569E 1'163'892N
DD
46.623628, 8.216409
DMS
46°37'25.1"N 8°12'59.1"E
UTM
32T 440010 5163638
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Turn-by-turn directions

Gauli Hut - Chammliegg - Chammli - Gauli Glacier - Ränfenhorn

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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'659'569E 1'163'892N
DD
46.623628, 8.216409
DMS
46°37'25.1"N 8°12'59.1"E
UTM
32T 440010 5163638
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.2 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,088 m
Descent
1,088 m
Highest point
3,238 m
Lowest point
2,183 m
Multi-stage route
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1600 m 1800 m
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