Finsteraarrothorn

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Finsteraarrothorn

Photo of the Finsteraarrothorn
Galmi Glacier curving around the Finsteraarrothorn

General
Elevation 3,530 m11,581.365 ft
2.193 miles
Prominence 195 m0.121 miles
639.764 ft
Location Berne (canton), Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Massif Finsteraarhorn Group
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Coordinates
DMS Coor. 46°31´4"N, 8°8´52"E
Swiss Coor. 654419 / 152076
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Nearby Features
Altmann (Finsteraarhorn Group), Fiescher Glacier, Finsteraarhorn, Finsteraarhorn Group, Finsteraarhorn Hut, Gemschlicke, Grunerhorn, Hugisattel, Nollen (Finsteraarhorn Group), Oberaarhorn, Oberaarjoch, Oberaarjoch Hut, Oberaarrothorn, Oberaarrotjoch, Obers Studerjoch, Studerhorn, Unders Studerjoch, Vorderes Galmihorn, Wasenhorn
Alpinist's Info
Topo. Map SLK 1249: Finsteraarhorn
Easiest Route Rating PD PD
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[edit] General information

The Finsteraarrothorn (3,530 m11,581.365 ft
2.193 miles
) is a mountain in the Bernese Alps, in the canton of Valais and forms the south corner of the Finsteraarhorn Group.

[edit] Routes

[edit] Nord-West Ridge

[edit] From Oberaarjoch Hut (PD)

Nord-West Ridge: Starting from Oberaarjoch Hut
Elevation 3,530 m11,581.365 ft
2.193 miles
Difficulty Rating PD PD
Type Glacier / Snow / Rock Duration 1h(from Gemschlicke)
Valley base Grimsel Pass (2,165 m (7,103 ft)) Hut / hotel Oberaarjoch Hut (3,258 m (10,689 ft))
Useful maps SLK 1249: Finsteraarhorn


From Oberaarjoch Hut cross the Studer Glacier up the Gemschlicke (3,335m). At the Gemschlicke you can make a backpack depot. Over a brittle NW ridge (II) you'll reach the summit. Back via same ridge to Gemslicke. This climb can be combined when crossing from Oberaarjoch Hut via the Gemschlicke to Finsteraarhorn Hut.

[edit] Nord-West Ridge

[edit] From Finsteraarhorn Hut (PD)

Nord-West Ridge: Starting from Finsteraarhorn Hut
Elevation 3,530 m11,581.365 ft
2.193 miles
Difficulty Rating PD PD
Type Glacier / Snow / Rock Duration 1h(from Gemschlicke)
Valley base Grimsel Pass (2,165 m (7,103 ft)) Hut / hotel Finsteraarhorn Hut (3,048 m (10,000 ft))
Useful maps SLK 1249: Finsteraarhorn


From Finsteraarhorn Hut descend the Fiescher Glacier to 2,850m, then up the Gemschlicke (3,335m). At the Gemschlicke you can make a backpack depot. Over a brittle NW ridge (II) you'll reach the summit.

[edit] Overview

Mountain Hei. Location Range Massif P. Route Dif. Base Hut Type Dur. Maps
Finsteraarrothorn 3,530 Flag of Switzerland Valais Bernese Alps Finsteraarhorn Group ? NW ridge DPD Grimsel Pass Finsteraarhorn HutR S  ?h 1249
Finsteraarrothorn 3,530 Flag of Switzerland Valais Bernese Alps Finsteraarhorn Group ? NW ridge DPD Grimsel Pass Oberaarjoch HutR S  ?h 1249
Finsteraarrothorn 3,530 Flag of Switzerland Valais Bernese Alps Finsteraarhorn Group ? North wall JD Grimsel Pass Finsteraarhorn HutR S  ?h 1249
Finsteraarrothorn 3,530 Flag of Switzerland Valais Bernese Alps Finsteraarhorn Group ? SW ridge DPD Grimsel Pass Finsteraarhorn HutR S  ?h 1249

Hei.:Height, P.: Prominence, Dif.: Difficulty, Dur.: Duration
Type: S: Snow, I: Ice, G: Glacier, R: Rock
Summit map is always listed first. If a map is used for 2 km and another map for 1 km, the 2 km map will be listed before the 1 km map. Overview of the maps.


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