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Zinalrothorn and Obergabelhorn – two difficult Valais Peaks

They are not the highest 4000m peaks around Zermatt, but for certain they have the most beautiful main routes. Two perfectly shaped mountains, which could not be more differing: the Zinalrothorn with its varied access and the wonderful – easy…
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Dufourspitze – Roof of the Valais Alps

Climb the highest peak in Switzerland with the experienced mountain guides of the Firngrat team. This classic high-altitude tour begins very early in the morning at the Monte Rosa Hut: in the light of the headlamps, we master the path over the…
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Piz Bernina and Piz Palü

Words fail me when at the little village of Morteratsch suddenly the gigantic and ice-covered summits of the Bernina Gruppe appear. Piz Bernina and Piz Palü – the are demanding, but the big deal is worth it, only just for the incredible panoramic…
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King Ortles – cornerstone of the “Engadine Dolomites”

On the way to Sulden you can already see this mountain at Reschensee: a real giant, an incredible mass of gray dolomite rock, snow and ice. The eye of the beholder wanders for some time on his couloirs interspersed, serac-studded and pillar-reinforced…
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Monte Rosa Superior – summit parade from the Breithorn to the Nordend

Kilometer-long ridges on the Breithorn and Lyskamm, impressive views of the highest rock- and iceface of the Alps in the traversal of the Dufourspitze – for the ambitious and sure-footed mountaineer a grandiose tour. The mountain guides of…
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Summits of the Mischabelgruppe

We start our tour with the medium difficult Nadelgrat, the climb is already demanding. The entry couloir requires quite a bit of leg muscle power. After a long working day we can log three 4000 m peaks: Dürrenhorn, Hohberghorn and Stecknadelhorn.…
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Mönch and Jungfrau – What a view from the Northern Berner Alps

Almost at the "edge" of the Bernese Alps, these two famous 4000ers "grow" into the sky. When arriving from Lauterbrunnen, their north faces seem to crush the viewer, at the Jungfraujoch the two peaks are completely different: the train allows…
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Weisshorn – secret Queen oft the Valais Alps

If beauty and elegance of a mountain have a name, it is Weisshorn. When entering the Matter Tal we hardly notice this skywards reaching three faced pyramid. Only when you reach Randa – this lovely village next to famous Zermatt – you can…
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Matterhorn – Mountain of the Moutains

Way above Zermatt, inaccessibly, isolated and with a convincing almost perfect shape: the Matterhorn, one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. If you want to climb her along the sharp line of the Hörnligrat, you should be fit and experienced.…