Secret Oberland Bernese: ski tour around Gauli hütte
Activity: Ski mountaineering
Level: Good – Excellent alpinist skier: passes at 40 °, use of crampons and ice ax, glacial environment, height difference per day of max 1600m (6-8 hours of activity days).
Group: 4 – 6 people
Price: 4 persons 370€/pax – 5 persons 300€/pax – 6 persons 250€/pax Durata:
Duration: 5 days
Paese: Svizzera dell’Oberland Bernese. Program:
day 1: Bächlital Hütte: from the Handegg chalets, where you leave the cars, you take the cable car that leads to Lake Bodensee at 1700mslm. from here you take the skis and climb up the Bächli valley where you reach the Bächli Hütte
at 2328m. Difference in height from 600m to 1000m depending on the opening of the road: easy.
day 2: Gauli Hütte: from the Bächli Hütte you climb up the Bächli Glacier up to the Bächli Licken pass at 3075m and then descend from the Gauli side (ski portage and cable descent for the first piece). Descent to the foot of the Gauli glacier and then ascend 150m in altitude to reach the Gauli Hütte. Difference in height + 1000m -1050m.
day 3: Ewigschneehorn 3329m or Hangendgletscherhorn 3291m: after the early morning wake up, the Grienbärgli glacier climbs up to the Gauli hill from where you leave your skis to go up the ridge to the summit Ewigschneehorn 3329m panoramic point on the glacial cirque of Gauli; return to the shelter. alternatively, the top of the Hangendgletscherhorn 3291m is shorter. Difference in height + 1000m.
day 4: Ankenbälli 3605m: on this day you reach the highest point of the holiday on the top of the Ankenbälli 3605m. Spectacular views of the Lauteraar, Lauteraarhorn and Schreckhorn glaciers. Difference in height: + 1600m – 1400m.
day 5: Roseneg 3470m: last day. It starts for the Gauligletscher glacier to reach the ridge that separates the two Gauli and Rosenlauï glaciers. from here you go down for a magnificent descent on the glacier of Rosenlauï for 2000m in altitude! up to 1325mslm where you return to the car by taxi. Difference in height: + 1550m -2100m.
Meeting point: to according
ski mountaineering gear: skis, skins, knives, boots;
safety gear: ARTVA, shovel, probe (first aid kit 1 for every 2 people)
30l backpack (also with ABS system)
Thermal clothing: technical underwear, fleece, down jacket, jacket and pants cover in GORE-TEX, spare parts.
technical material: ice axe, crampons, harnes, helmet, longe + ringing carabiner.
2 pairs of gloves, cap, buff, sunglasses and ski mask, sunscreen, frontal lamps, sleepingbed, thermos, first aid kit; passport;
The price includes:
Organization and accompaniment of UIAGM Alpine Guide;
collective security material;
Rescue and recovery insurance.
The price does NOT include:
Transport to and from Handegg;
food and lodging in shelters;
pique nique of noon;
cableways and taxis;
rental of material;
The costs of board and lodging at the Alpine Guide shelters will be divided among the participants.