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Via Ferrata recommended route

Klettersteig "via Ferrata Aletsch"

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  • Blick auf den Stausee
    / Blick auf den Stausee
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  • / Stausee Gebidum
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Stausee
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Stausee
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  • / Aussicht von der Brücke
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / Klettersteig
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  • / The Gibidum Dam
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m 1500 1480 1460 1440 1420 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
closed
moderate
Distance 3.4 km
4:00 h
131 m
142 m
1,500 m
1,434 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Blatten-Belalp Tourismus
Update: November 09, 2021
Difficulty
C moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,500 m
Lowest point
1,434 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cardinal direction
NESW
Access
2:00 h
Climbing length
3,000 m, 4:00 h
Descent
2:00 h

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Blatten bei Naters, Staumauer (1474 m) (1,474 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Blatten bei Naters, Staumauer

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

SwissGrid
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

 

 

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Rating

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Roland Weinhart
June 29, 2019 · Community
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Status
closed
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Difficulty
C moderate
Distance
3.4 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
131 m
Descent
142 m
Highest point
1,500 m
Lowest point
1,434 m
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