Mönch and Jungfrau – What a view from the Northern Berner Alps

Famous summits of the Berner Alps

Region: Berner Alps
Fitness Kondition
Technic Technik
maximum participants: 2
Prices: 2 persons Euro 890.-, 1 person Euro 1490.-
Included: Organization, bookings and guiding by a state approved mountain and ski guide.

Tour Character

Medium difficult 4000er. Glacier passages, exposed Firngrate and steep snow flanks alternate with moderately difficult rocks.

Required Skill and Fitness Level

Skill: You should be safe and comfortable on crampons in exposed terrain like snowy, narrow ridges. A few short sections will be as steep as 45 degrees. Efficient and easy rock climbing up to level II or II+.

Fitness: Up to 8 hour climbs per day (see tour itinerary).

Meeting point: Kleine Scheidegg, 3801 Lauterbrunnen, Schweiz

Tour Description

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 easy accessibility, but they are not “given” to the climber. Wonderful, enjoyable trails lead to the highest points, which require some commitment. What is bestowed on the hard-working climber is the unique panorama from up there.


  • Number of participants: Max. 2 per guide.
  • Services included: Organization, bookings and guiding by a state approved mountain and ski guide.
  • Services excluded: Accommodations, lift tickets, food and transfers for the clients and the guide.
  • Accomodation: Restaurant Bahnhof ScheideggMönchsjochhütte.
  • Misc: Insurances (accident, travel cancellation) at customer’s responsibility. Please refer to general terms and conditions.

1. Tag
Meeting point at 6 pm in the restaurant Bahnhof on the Kleine Scheidegg. Overnight stay.

2. Tag
With the Jungfrau train on Jungfraujoch, ascent Mönch via normal route (southeast ridge), descent to Mönchsjochhütte. Overnight stay.

600 m

500 m

5 to 6 hours

3. Tag
Ascent Jungfrau via normal route (Rottalsattel and southwest ridge), descent to Jungfraujoch and with the Jungfrau Railway into the valley.

1000 m

1100 m

6 to 7 hours

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