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nicowuytsRoute Climbed: Eisnase (from Täschütte) Date Climbed: August 9, 2005  Sucess!


Magnificent day and a route in topconditions. The Eisnase itself was covered in excellent firn. Very beautifull ridge and magnificent views. It was so clear we could even see the Pizz Bernina-group from there.
Posted Aug 12, 2005 6:00 am

Samuli MansikkaRoute Climbed: South east ridge Date Climbed: July 1st 2005  Sucess!

Samuli Mansikka

Alphubel was the second summit of our intended Mischabel Chain Traverse.

A thunderstorm forced Tuomas and I to set camp by the foot of the ridge the previous day. The ridge was in good condition although it was a bit icy on the upper part.

On the top we scaled the options since the storm had brought lots of snow on Täschhorn and Dom.

Our planned route over Täschhorn and Dom to Lensjoch would be in such bad condition that it would be too risky to attempt it. So we headed down to Täsch-hytte and to Täsch and made it to Zermatt the same day.
Posted Jul 18, 2005 8:08 am

bbirtleRoute Climbed: Normal Route from Saas Fee Date Climbed: March 13, 2005  Sucess!


Excellent weather and wide view from the top. Somewhat complex micro-route finding through the glaciars from the piste to get to a wide avenue leading left (South) towards the summit. Suddenly gets steeper at around 4000m and skis must be deposited. Lack of recent snow made for a somewhat scetchy ascent over verglass onto the summit shelf. From there, back to softer snow. But two or three very large and scary bergshrunds made for a long zigzag ascent and a couple scary jumps across the ends. I had to do this part solo as my partner had bailed and I definitely would NOT recommend doing this part unroped!
Posted Jul 7, 2005 3:48 am

Franz77Route Climbed: Skimountaineering from Langflue Date Climbed: 25 April 2004  Sucess!


Nice climb with Lele & Marantz. Too much wind didn't give us a good skiing. The panorama was fantastic!!
Posted Feb 9, 2005 11:33 am

mulidivareseRoute Climbed: Normal from Langflue Date Climbed: 4 August 2003  Sucess!


The night was fantastic: we ( Valerio, Daniele, Luigi)woke up very early and in the darkness under a full-stars deep blue sky we start the wolking along the glacers.

Many crevasses, you need to be very careful.

In the last 300m when the path sloped up suddenly, under the rising sun was unbeliveable worm.

We reach the summit in 3:20.

Magnificent view all around, strange prospective on the Mischabel.

I guess very nice with ski.
Posted Sep 29, 2004 4:16 am

rotsklimmerRoute Climbed: Normal from Langflue haus at the cablestation Date Climbed: 27 August 2004  Sucess!


Together with my brother. Funny Flemish guy being the chief of the hut/restaurant at the cablestation. Very nice weather, quite warm. Day before 20 cm fresh snow had fallen. No track anymore. Start at the right side of the last ski-lift. Nice view again.
Posted Sep 20, 2004 7:12 am

Henning LegeRoute Climbed: Taesch hut - SSE ridge Date Climbed: 05 September 2004  Sucess!
A perfect summit day - with the brave 12 and 15 year old children of a friend :-)
Posted Sep 14, 2004 4:21 am

maria grazia sRoute Climbed: ski mountanering normal way Date Climbed: spring 1983  Sucess!

maria grazia s

Beautiful day
Posted Apr 11, 2004 11:44 am

EelconlRoute Climbed: Normal from Mittelallalin Date Climbed: 1999  Sucess!


It is a nice small ridge from Feejoch up to Alphubeljoch. You have to search for the summit, because it is a large plateau.
Posted Feb 16, 2004 1:34 pm

FrankRoute Climbed: Normal route f Date Climbed: June 1999  Sucess!


Easy going. Great views. Good mountain to get acclimatized.
Posted Mar 7, 2003 11:21 am

FarmerRoute Climbed: S-ridge and N-ridge Date Climbed: aug 1995 and 1999  Sucess!


S-ridge nice easy climb with at the end 45’ firn.

difficulties pd, nice tent bivac near small lake 1 h above the Taschhutte.

N-ridge nice easy climb II max.from the Mischabelbivac when weather is to bad to climb the Taschhorn!! Perfect view from the top.

Posted Oct 4, 2002 11:55 am

kletterwebbiRoute Climbed: SO Ridge from Alphubeljoch Date Climbed: Juli 2000  Sucess!


In a period of really bad weather we've made the Alphubel via the SO-Ridge. There are only 2 other people at the summit and no others at any other route to the alphubel. Seems to happen not so often ...
Posted Aug 21, 2002 4:15 am

Mathias ZehringRoute Climbed: ski route - east flank from Laengfluh Date Climbed: May 30th 1999  Sucess!

Mathias Zehring

perfect snow conditions at the last day before closing of the Laengfluh hut. There were about 80 mostly italian climbers with us on the hut and most of them on the summit (where you could play soccer) - and everyone used his mobil phone!
Posted Feb 7, 2002 2:51 pm

dirkclaessenRoute Climbed: normal route, SE ridge Date Climbed: 1991  Sucess!
Easy but nice. Big and flat summit. Solo.
Posted Dec 30, 2001 2:16 am

schadikRoute Climbed: Rotgrat Date Climbed: 1998  Sucess!


Probably the most interesting way to climb the Alphubel, good introduction to ridge climbing. There is some tricky route finding on the upper part of the climb. Deffinitly worth doing if you are in the area.
Posted Nov 23, 2001 1:22 am

UlrichPrinzRoute Climbed: From Metro Alpin via Feekopf Date Climbed: 1 March 2001  Sucess!


Tried to reach the summit with skis, but left them

soon at the rocky ridge. Continued on foot through

sometimes deep snow over feejoch (crevasses!)

Sunny day with strong wind -> freeeeezing

Beautiful view on Matterhorn all the way to Mt.Blanc.
Posted Oct 30, 2001 1:23 am

UliRoute Climbed: from fhe south via Feechopf Date Climbed: July 22, 2000  Sucess!


Have a look at Allalinhorn Summit Log. Descent down the Fee-Glacier to Laengflue-Hut. Then back to Britannia-Hut.
Posted Mar 28, 2001 10:47 am

Gui LemmensRoute Climbed: Rotgrat Date Climbed: 1985  Sucess!

Gui Lemmens

quiet mixed climb ( we were alone )

very cold, you meet the sun when you reach the summit. ( west face of the mountain )

last 300 m in the rock face is the hardest part of the climb ( AD+ / D )

Posted Mar 22, 2001 7:12 am

Gui LemmensRoute Climbed: Rotgrat Date Climbed: 1985  Sucess!

Gui Lemmens

quiet mixed climb ( we were alone )

very cold, you meet the sun when you reach the summit. ( west face of the mountain )

last 300 m in the rock face is the hardest part of the climb ( AD+ / D )

Posted Mar 22, 2001 7:07 am

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