Dammastock Ski Tour

New itinerary in the Urner Alps, Switzerland

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This year we have a new loop  route for you in this massif. It has some long climbs but as a reward there are splendid peaks, beautiful descents and some technical passages also: a full week! (In the event of bad weather, the nearby areas of Andermatt and Réalp offer many possibilities).

¤ New itinerary for this old tour
¤ A challenging week
¤ Excellent Swiss Refuges

Dates: 2 - 9 April 2016 TOUR CONFIRMED.
Grade: D3:A3:F3
Price: 1475€pp includes six days ski touring with qualified UIAGM high mountain guide, all accommodation, dinners, breakfasts, picnic lunches, transfer from Zurichand return.
Meeting Point: Zurich.
Extras: Lift passes, hire gear.
Contact: Sian

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Zurich to Göschenen, where we join the guide at the hotel, discuss the week ahead and check our equipment.

IMG_3713Day 2: From Göschenen, a short transfer by taxi takes us higher in the valley, to 1300m. From there we climb to the Voralp refuge at 2130m.

Day 3: Ascent of Sustenhorn 3500m after passing by Sustenlimi 3089. Descent to the Tierbergli refuge at 2800m.

Day 4: Today is a long one - first up to Tierberglucke 2990m, then a 1000m direct descent on the Triftgletscher. Steep climb to Sacklimi 2660m with the skis on our packs. Short  descent then a skin up to the Trift refuge at 2520m.

Day 5: Ascent of Wyssenollen 3400m then of Dammastock 3630m,  the main summit of the massif, then return by the same route.

Day 6: From the Trift refuge we go up to Undritriftlimi 3080m. From there, two options are available to us to get to the  Albert Heim refuge at 2550m: either via Tiefensattel 3400m and then with one or two rappels down onto the Tiefengletscher, or to go down directly on the Rhonegletscher to Furkapass then up to the refuge from Tiefenbach 2106m.

Day 7: Ascent of Lochberg 3070m, then a long and beautiful descent  to the starting point towards Göschenen.

Day 8: Transfer back to Zurich and home.

Reserve your place

To book you can use the on-line booking system below - check the start date and the end date and then proceed. The system will ask for a deposit which you pay using PayPal. Or, if you prefer, you can email us directly (sian@pyrenees-mountains.com), ring directly on +33 5 62 92 81 52 or Skype: sian.grigg.

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