Engeloch - Starting at the Engiloch Restaurant (or the car park to the north of it), drive west over the bridge at Chluismatta and cross the Alpstafel and the Ritzibach creek to the northwest. After the Ritzibach, you ascend the wooded ridge to the west. Then turn right (north), cross under the Hotosse and continue to the upper end of the Marchgraben. At the foot of the northern flank of the Galehorn, continue to the Magelicka at 2,439 m. From there climb the southern flank to the summit.
Engeloch - The descent is via the ascent route. This may vary depending on the risk assessment.
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Safety informationSafe skiing, alpine, quite difficult tour. Only accessible in very safe conditions, and you do so at your own risk.
Rapid changes in weather can occur. Be careful and do not put yourself in danger.
Walking routes in alpine terrain requires good physical condition, serious preparation and technical knowledge in mountain sports. The ascent of the routes described is at your own risk. Brig Simplon Tourismus AG, SAC and the authors do not assume any liability for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the information provided. Liability claims of any kind against Brig Simplon Tourismus AG or against the authors are excluded.
Tips and hintsMore information about ski tours at: www.sac-cas.ch/de/huetten-und-touren
Questions about the Brig Simplon region: www.brig-simplon.ch
Getting therewith the car or the bus to Engeloch, Simplon
ParkingThere are some parking spaces available in Engeloch
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EquipmentComplete snowshoeing equipment plus rope, ice ax and crampons.
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