Jungfrau Rottal Ridge

Die Tour auf die Jungfrau über den Rottalgrat bietet eine weniger begangene, anspruchsvollere Alternative zu der Normalroute. Erklettere den bekannten Berg über Fels und Eis von der Rottalhütte in hinteren Lauterbrunnental aus!

Quick Facts

  • The Climbing Route to the Jungfrau
  • 2 Days
  • Experience Level: Advanced
  • Fitness Level: Very Sporty
  • Overnight stay at the Rottal hut included

From CHF 1790

From CHF 1790

Tour Details

Private Tour

1 person CHF 1790

Day Elevation + Elevation - Kilometers Walking time
1 1850m 0m 5km approx. 5-6 hours
2 1550m 850m 5.5km approx. 7-9 hours


Day 1

Meet at Stechelberg. Hike up to the Rottal hut at 2755m.

Day 2

We climb the Jungfrau 4158 via the Rottal ridge. The descent follows the normal route back to Jungfraujoch.

Season June - October
Departures for private tours Private tours can be booked daily
Meeting point 10:30am in Stechelberg (at the Hotel & Restaurant Stechelberg)


  • Guiding from a licenced mountain guide/ aspirant guide
  • His or her expenses
  • Overnight stay at the Rottal hut

  • Your expenses
  • Snacks
  • Rental equipment


  • 25-30l


  • Warm, functional clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Mountaineering or hiking pants
  • Sunhat
  • Gloves (ideally one thin and one thick pair)
  • Beanie or headband
  • Extra underwear and socks
  • Thermal underwear 


  • Crampon proof mountaineering boots

The basics

  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
  • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm (minimum factor 30, 50 better)
  • Thermos flask, drink bottle
  • Silk sleeping bag liner
  • Headlamp
  • Toiletries
  • SAC/DAV permit (if you have one)
  • GA or Half Fare Travelcard (if you have)
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)

Technical Equipment

  • Harness
  • Crampons with anti-snow plates
  • Ice axe
  • Helmet


General Information for Mountaineering School

Our team is here for you. If you have any questions, please contact us or visit us in our shop in Grindelwald. We are happy to help!

OUTDOOR - Mountaineering School Grindelwald

Dorfstrasse 103
3818 Grindelwald

0041 (0)33 224 07 01


Trip status for group courses

1-2 days before your tour or course we will review the weather forecast and conditions with the mountain guide to determine if we can operate. We will contact you by phone with an update.

Minimum of participants (group tours)

As soon as the minimum number of participants is reached, we will send you a confirmation by email.


If we have to cancel your tour, you have the option to reschedule to a new date, or you will receive a full refund.


Please refer to the equipment list for your tour or course. At our shop in Grindelwald, you can purchase technical equipment, mountain clothing, shoes, and backpacks. We also have technical equipment available for rent.


Choose functional clothing that is moisture-wicking and quick-drying. Dress in layers so you can easily react to temperature changes. The range at our shop in Grindelwald is tailored to mountain tours and our expert staff are happy to advise you on the best clothing for your tour or course.


Lunch is not included in the offer. We recommend bringing bars, dried fruits, nuts, or a sandwich. The amount you will need to drink depends on your individual needs and the length of the tour. We recommend .75 -1.5 liters of water, warm tea, isotonic drinks, or whatever you prefer. We also recommend that you hydrate enough the day before, so your body is well prepared for the tour.


A mountain hut is not a hotel. Running water is not guaranteed and electricity is not available everywhere, so it is not always possible to charge batteries or phones. If you have special dietary needs, please inform us in advance so we can make arrangements with the hut.


Our tours and courses are led by IVBV certified mountain guides or mountain guide aspirants. We prioritise your safety by requiring regular training to ensure our guides have relevant, up to date knowledge. Outdoor is certified by the Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (BFU) and our safety and emergency concepts are audited by this organization annually.

General terms of contract

Our General Terms and Conditions apply. 

General Terms and Conditions

You don't own the equpiment needed? Rent it from us:

Winter rentals

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