The climbing venues near the Albert-Heim hut in the Furka pass are some of the best that Switzerland has to offer, offering an abundance of raw, steep alpine granite of impeccable quality in a breathtaking setting.
Topos for some routes can be found in the Plaisir Ost guidebook, and for others in the SAC guidebook.
The approach begins from the Hotel Tiefenbach
, on the east side of the the Furka pass. Park there or pay a nominal fee for use of a former military road that will gain you some elevation and cut your approach time by 15-20 minutes. There is a clear trailhead for the approach to the Albert-Heim hut
Weather station 6.8 miles from here
7 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Albert Heim
Graue Wand (Niedermann) 5c+ 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Europe
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A mega classic, one of the most famous granite climbs in Switzerland, and an absoluteley brilliant line from start to finish, with a consistent level of difficulty and a great top-out.The pitches go at 5c, 5c, 5c+, 5b, 4c, 4a, 5b, 4b, 5c, 5c, 5a. We found the crux over a bulge early in the second pitch to be the most difficult part of the climb....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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