Climb the Eiger Northface - Outdoor Interlaken

Climb the Eiger Northface

Nothing in Switzerland is more impressive than the towering wall of the Eiger North Face. With the aid of ladders and fixed cables, even novices can get up close to this famous high alpine climb. The Via Ferrata “Rotstock” climbs the vertical wall on the west side of the face where you summit on the Rotstock Peak at 2,663 m (8737 ft). Guided by a certified international UIAGM mountain guide, this trip allows beginners to experience a mountaineering environment without requiring technical climbing skills.

Recommended for: Moderate hikers confident with heights.
What’s Included: UIAGM mountain guide, climbing harness and safety equipment, helmet.
What to bring:
Warm hiking clothes, thin gloves, rain jackets, trekking boots, sunglasses, food and drinks for one day,
backpack.
Requirements: Min age: 12 with adult supervision
Max weight: 120 kg (265 lbs.)
Duration:
6 hours from Grindelwald including transport and preparation time. 3 hours hiking and climbing.

 Please note: prices exclude transport to Eiger Gletscher, tickets can be arranged on request.

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Meet your guide in Grindelwald and journey together to Eigergletscher.

Hike 15 minutes to the start of the climb.

Climb to Rotstock summit before decending the West flank back to Eigergletscher.

  • Climb 260 meters up the Eiger Northface
  • Price includes up to 5 participants
  • Lunch at Rotstock summit, 2,663 m (8737 ft

Route

  1. Grindelwald