Approach and way back
You reach the foot of the Hohberghorn northface from the Mischabelhütten (3329m), passing the Windjoch (3850m) in 1 hour and traversing below the Nadelhorn to the foot (3900m) in 1 1/2 hours. You can also come from the Bordierhütte (2886m), passing the Ried glacier in 3 1/2 hours (Biner).
The way back from the summit to the Mischabel hut over the Stecknadelhorn (compare: Nadelgrat) is mixed climbing, rock (II) and snow.
1 to 2 hours regularly ice/snow climbing with 50° to 55°. No seracs. Without rope and solo possible. 320 Hm.
Rahel's climbing the North Face of Hohberghorn on July 23rd, 2001 (Photos by Rahel Maria Liu)
2 ice axes. Crampons. No rope necessary.
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