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Glacier Hike at the Jungfraujoch

The ultimate Top of Europe experience! Visit the Jungfraujoch with a professional mountain guide and then head out onto the eternal ice in the Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage site. This glacier hike leads past the Mönchsjoch hut to the Ewig Schneefeld (“Eternal Snowfield”). Enjoy breath-taking views of the Eiger, Schreckhorn and the wild Eismeer glacier.

Quick Facts

  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Fitness Level: Basic
  • Glacier Hike from the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
  • Groups of max. 6 people
  • Equipment rental included

CHF 215 부터

CHF 215 부터

Closest Bookable Dates

날짜 예약 가능 인원
23.06.24 2
06.07.24 3인 이상
21.07.24 3인 이상
03.08.24 3인 이상
18.08.24 3인 이상
31.08.24 3인 이상

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Tour Details

  • Fitness Level: Basic
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Minimum age 14 years (official tours)
  • Guests over 75 please contact us before booking

No prior mountain experience is required.

Group Tour (4-6 participants)

CHF 215 per person  
   

Private Tour

1-3 people CHF 790 per group
4-6 people CHF 215 per person

 

To book a private tour please contact us:

0041 (0)33 224 07 01

info(at)outdoor.ch

Day Elevation + Elevation - Kilometers Walking time
1 400m 400m 6km approx. 4-5 hours

 

Glacier Hike at the Jungfraujoch

Meet your guide at the coffee bar at the Jungfraujoch and take a tour of the various attractions, including the Ice Palace, Alpine Sensation, and the Plateau. Exit to the Aletsch Glacier and take in views of nearly every 4000m summit in the Bernese Alps. Hike for an hour to the Mönchsjoch hut and then continue across the Ewig Schneefeld (“eternal snowfield”). Another hour of hiking will lead you to the Mönchsjoch, where you will have incredible views of the Eiger, Schreckhorn, and the Eismeer Glacier. You will take a short break, have a snack, and then hike back to the Mönchsjoch hut. Enjoy a delicious piece of cake at the hut before returning to the Jungfraujoch and beginning your journey home.

Season May - October
Departures for official tours See "Closest Bookable Dates"
Departures for private tours Private tours can be booked daily
Meeting point 9:45am coffee bar at Jungfraujoch

  • Guiding from a licenced mountain guide/ aspirant guide
  • His or her expenses
  • Technical equipment (crampons, harness, 1 hiking pole)

  • Your expenses
  • Snacks

Here see what kind of footwear you need for this tour. If you have bought new boots, we suggest you try them out on an easy hike before undertaking a tour.

Sneakers and simple trekking shoes are NOT allowed. You have to bring solid hiking or mountaineering boots. If they are cramponproof that would be good, but they don’t have to be.

Footwear examples for Glacier Hikes

Backpack

  • 20-25l

Clothing

  • Warm, functional clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Mountaineering or hiking pants
  • Sunhat
  • Gloves
  • Beanie or headband

Footwear

  • Hiking boots or 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
  • GA or Half Fare Travelcard (if you have)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)

Technical Equipment

  • Harness (included in trip price)
  • Crampons with anti-snow plates (included in trip price)
  • Hiking poles (included in trip price)

 

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(at)outdoor.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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