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Kanderfirn & Lötschepass
 
Kanderfirn & Lötschepass Picture
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Canton Bern to Valais, Geneva
 
Saturday from Selden we walk up to the Kanderfirn glacier. Sunday from Selden we switchback steeply up meadows to the Lötsche Glacier. We walk a 1 km long trail across this flat, crevasse-free glacier, marked with orange poles. We do easy rock scrambling to the Lötschepass, where we have lunch, surrounded by snow, ice, stones and towering cliffs with excellent views of the high peaks of the Valais Alps. We walk down to Lauchernalp (Huppä) & take a lift down.

This is an International Ski Club of Geneva (SCIG) hike.
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Inscription: by email not text to bill_larson@bluewin.ch by September 17
Please pay 100 CHF to my UBS account to reserve your place.
IBAN: CH65 0027 9279 C710 9135 0
please include your NAME and “Kanderfirn”.

I need to know:
• Your full name
• Your email address
• Your mobile phone number
• Are you a SCIG member?
• Are you fit enough to walk for 7 hours up 1200 meters at normal speed?
What is the most difficult outing you have done recently?

Maximum: 12 participants

To Bring: boots, hat, water, picnic lunch for Saturday, sweater, rain gear, sunscreen, sunglasses, change of clothes, toiletries, masks.

Price 117 CHF for hotel including dinner & breakfast & club fee (plus CHF 20 for non-members) Plus, train tickets 89.20CHF ½ price 165.40CHF full price.

Hotel: Berghotel Steinbock

Transport: train, bus (to reserve 033 671 1172) & cable car.

Leader: Bill Larson

In case of rain: If the forecast is bad, we will cancel. The Thursday before the hike, Bill will send an email to confirm or cancel.

By registering, you agree that you are fit for this level of hike and/or that you have previously participated in a difficult hike with the SCIG.
By registering, you confirm that you carry insurance against accidents and mountain rescue, in particular helicopter rescue operations. (See REGA: https://www.rega.ch/en/home.aspx) Check with your employer to see if you are properly insured. The Hike Leader and SCIG disclaim any and all liability for accidents related to this hike.
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