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jdavies212Route Climbed: Stechelberg & Cable Car Date Climbed: July 1974  Sucess!


Background: Grad school days. Group of three travel buddies. One of those "14 countries in 12 days" survey trips. To save on hotels and time, drove all night (rental car) and did the tourist thing all day. Allowed two whole days in Switzerland to exhaustively cover the country.

Day 1: Climbed from valley floor up to villages on lower slopes of Schilthorn. All-day scrambling and exploring.

Day 2: Due to shortness of time, did the cable car to summit, enjoying chocolate cake and views of Jungfrau. Sometimes the tourist thing is OK.
Posted Apr 25, 2005 12:13 am

eoin_23Route Climbed: From Murren Date Climbed: June 04  Sucess!


Enjoyable walk with a lot of snow still present! Great views across the valley of the Monch, Eiger and Jungfrau!
Posted Apr 8, 2005 7:19 am

FelsbergRoute Climbed: from Gimmelwald Date Climbed: June 1996  Sucess!


My friend lost his glasses glissading down on cardboard from the restaurant and spend hours searching the snow until he finally found them.
Posted Dec 20, 2004 2:57 pm

ripper333Date Climbed: october 2004  Sucess!
long day.. incredible views.. as long as you can

look past the disney world like crap up there... theres

a big piece of cement with a spinning resteraunt and

a cable car running touristos up. cant' have

everything. set out from gimmelwald to rotstockhutte

to roter herd than over to the top. hiked with a great

couple of folks met over at the youth hostel in

gimmelwald the hub of activity in this incredible little

village. stayed at esters barn ....2 swiss francs

for a stall of hay and breakfast delivered to barn

door! trip of a lifetime.
Posted Oct 20, 2004 10:59 pm

noahRoute Climbed: from mid station Date Climbed: summer 04  Sucess!


Was still a lot of snow but easy if not steep "climb" to the top, put on crampons about half way up. Boot skied back down then hiked back to Murren
Posted Oct 19, 2004 2:22 am

David_HollandRoute Climbed: from mürren Date Climbed: 20-08-1998  Sucess!


Nice route, but i didnt like the busy restaurant on the summit...
Posted Oct 4, 2004 11:10 am

HarmRoute Climbed: From the town Stechelberg (922 meters) Date Climbed: 1999 and 2003  Sucess!


First time I walked up from Stechelberg (922 meters high) it took me 4 hours and 20 minutes to reach the summit. In 2003 it took me a bit longer. The sign in Stechelberg says something like 6 hours 45 minutes though, but you can do it way faster. It's a nice walk from this town, and because it is the longest route to the top as far as I know not many people start from there. I reccommend it though. Both times I reached the summit the visibility was near zero, so I wouldn't know what the view is like unfortunately. Still I enjoyed the walk. It's very doable in one day, just start early in the morning.
Posted Oct 4, 2004 8:06 am

berneroberlandRoute Climbed: Via Rotstockhütte to the top, down via Schilthornhütte Date Climbed: september 2nd, 2004  Sucess!


Great route to a great top
Posted Oct 3, 2004 4:29 pm

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