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Schwarzhorn via ferrata

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  • Schwarzhorn Klettersteig
    Schwarzhorn Klettersteig
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
m 3400 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 8 6 4 2 km Schwarzhorn Firstbahn Bergstation Berghaus First Schreckfeld
Distance 9.8 km
5:15 h
959 m
1,173 m
2,927 m
1,938 m
Beautiful, easy ridge climbing route in the Bernese Oberland with mountain railway access and views of the Eiger.

The sunny side above Grindelwald has a particularly big advantage besides the sun and the early absence of snow: you have the most amazing panorama of the Eiger, and the mountains Schreckhorn and Wetterhorn standing next to it. In between you can see the big glaciers and behind them many other peaks with well-sounding names. And it has the First mountain railway, which easily takes you up to an altitude of 2150 metres. This makes a tour up a nearly-3000-metre peak a half-day trip. The via ferrata runs partly very airy on the south-west ridge of the Schwarzhorn, has a steep ascent that is already clearly visible from afar and is overcome by means of a series of ladders, and the rest is an easier secured route with walking terrain. In summer 2017, the path was completely renovated. It now meets the latest standards. In addition, the Grossi Chrinne access/transition was equipped with a continuous rope and additional step bars in the slabs. The entire route is now marked red/white all


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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:

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