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Snowshoe tour on the Breithorn (3437 m above sea level)

  • start: Simplon, Hospiz
  • destination: Breithorn

Ascent

Simplon Pass - From the Simplon Pass at 2000 m, climb left towards the high-voltage line and from there to the big stone at the outlet of the north ridge of the Hübschhorn. You cross the steep slope directly under the rock face. Continue on the north side past the Hübschhorn, on the Homattu Glacier and to the Breithorn Pass at 3355 m. From the pass you climb up to the right to the middle summit.

Descent

Simplonpass - The descent is via the ascent track. Depending on the assessment of the dangers, this can also vary.

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