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Ski Tour over the Bächilücke

The ski tour crossing over the Bächilücke is our secret tip in the Jungfrau Region. The alpine panorama on the first day is as impressive as the downhill run on the second. This 2-day guided ski tour leads you safely over the unique terrain of five different glaciers and treats you to fine food and other comforts at the cosy Finsteraarhorn Hut. A crossing of the Bächilücke is an absolute must for every ski tourer.

Tour Details

Group Tour (4-6 participants)

CHF 525 per person  
   

Private Tour

1-3 people CHF 1990 per group
4-6 people CHF 525 per person

 

To book a private tour please contact us:

0041 (0)33 224 07 01

info@clutteroutdoor.ch

Day Elevation + Elevation - Kilometers Walking time
1 600m 1080m 13.5km approx. 3-4 hours
2 700m 2400m 14.5km approx. 4-5 hours

 

Day 1: Ascent via Grünhornlücke to Finsteraarhornhütte 3048m

Meet your guide at the Jungfraujoch and descend to Konkordiaplatz. Ascend to the Grünhornlücke and admire the impressive views of the Finsteraarhorn. After a short rest you will descend to the Finsteraarhorn Hut and enjoy the mountain hut atmosphere.

Day 2: Ascent to the Bächilücke 3382m, descent to Reckingen

An early morning descent takes you to the “Rotloch”. Here you will mount your skins and ascend to the Bächilücke via the Galmi Glacier. A long descent will lead you over the Bächi Glacier, through the Bächi valley, and past forests of larch trees to Reckingen in the Goms. Journey home in the afternoon by train.

Season March - May
Departures for official tours Click the "Check Availability" button to open the calendar
Departures for private tours Private tours can be booked daily
Meeting point 10:15am at the Coffee Bar at the Jungfraujoch

 

  • Guiding from a licenced mountain guide/ aspirant guide
  • His or her expenses
  • 1 night in bunk room with half-board
  • Tea for the next day

  • Your expenses
  • Snacks
  • Rental equipment
  • Costs for cable cars, ski lifts
  • Costs for a taxi if needed (guests pay for the guides share)

Backpack

  • 25-30l

Clothing

  • 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 

Footwear

  • Ski touring boots or snowboard 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
  • 1 Locking Carabiner
  • 120cm sling
  • Ski touring skis or splitboard with skins and tele crampons
  • Ski poles (preferrably telescopic)
  • LVS (avalanche transceiver)
  • Avalanche probe
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Avalanche airbag (optional)
  • Ski helmet (optional but recommended)

 

Quick Facts

  • Ski Tour in the Jungfrau Area
  • 2 Days
  • Experience Level: Advanced Beginner
  • Fitness Level: Moderate
  • Overnight stay at the Finsteraarhorn hut included
  • Groups of max. 6 people

from 525 CHF

from 525 CHF

Closest Bookable Dates

Dates Available seats
25.03.23 - 25.03.23 more than 3
07.04.23 - 08.04.23 more than 3
15.04.23 - 16.04.23 more than 3
29.04.23 - 30.04.23 more than 3
13.05.23 - 14.05.23 more than 3
27.05.23 - 28.05.23 more than 3

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
Switzerland

0041 (0)33 224 07 01

info@clutteroutdoor.ch

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.

Cancellation

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

Equipment

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.

Clothing

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

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.

Huts

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.

Safety

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

Summer rentals

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