W-ridge

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Route
Location:
Furka /Wallis-Uri, Switzerland, Europe
Route Type:
Basic Snow/Glacier Climb
Time Required:
Half a day
Difficulty:
F
Grade:
I

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W-ridge
Created On: May 6, 2004
Last Edited On: Jan 7, 2011

Route Description

From the west: Around 3.0 hrs. Startingpoint is the Furka pass, 2.431 m, accessible from west via Brig and Oberwald or from the east from Göschenen (autobahn) via Realp/Andermatt.
Follow the small road to pt. 2.494 m and start crossing the Muttglacier in a southernly direction to the
saddle, pt. 3.005. From there follow the easy ridge straight to the summit.

Essential Gear

Crampons, ice-axe and rope. This route is also perfect as a ski-tour.

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W-ridge

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