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Ascent to Sidelhorn (2764 m above sea level)

Panoramic view of the Bernese and Valais Alps

Pedro Gula
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Ascent to Sidelhorn (2764 m above sea level)
Inserted: 24.01.2018
Author: Pedro Gula © gigaplaces.com

The scenic, 2764-meter-high Sidelhorn peak offers, with less effort, a beautiful view of the entire Bernese and Valais Alps, the surrounding mountains and numerous glaciers and lakes. Starting and finishing point – car park at Lake Totensee (Grimselpass).

Hotel Grimsel Hospice

A short stop before the exit at the Hotel Grimsel Hospiz (at the Grimselsee dam).

Hotel Grimsel Hospice
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Grimselsee Dam

A short stop before the ascent at the Grimselsee dam.

Grimselsee Dam
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Totensee and Grimselpass

Transfer to Lake Totensee where we park at the Hotel Alpenrösli, from here we climb the scenic route to Sidelhorn.

Totensee and Grimselpass
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At Sidelhorn

Stop at a small lake.

At Sidelhorn
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At Sidelhorn

50 minutes to the top.

At Sidelhorn
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At Sidelhorn

Closed cottage Husegghütte (2463 m asl).

At Sidelhorn
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At Sidelhorn

Just a little bit … The last section of the road protrudes between the many stone blocks of the northern slope.

At Sidelhorn
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Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

At the top. Luxury weather :)

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
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Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

Entry in the top book and a view of the Rhone Gletscher and the Furkapass

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
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Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

Top photo.

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
Author: Pedro Gula © gigaplaces.com

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

The top offers a wonderful panoramic view of the Bernese and Wallis Alps.

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
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Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

Totensee from the top.

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
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Sidelhorn 2764 m asl

Descent down the south side.

Sidelhorn 2764 m asl
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Back at Totensee

Deserved snack by the lake.

Back at Totensee
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