Photo of Tschingelhorn
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The Tschingelhorn is a

two summited peak rising from the Petersgrat at the head of the Lauterbrunnen Valley. The

eastern summit is the highest. Though it is an attractive peak in its own right, it is

overshadowed by its larger neighbor to the east, the Lauterbrunnen Breithorn (3785 m). A

traverse of the two summits from the northeast to the southwest is included in

"Berner Oberland Die 100 Schoensten Touren" (Berner Oberland, the 100 Finest

Routes) by Hans Grossen with Gaston Rebuffat.

Elevation (feet): 11,732
Elevation (meters): 3,576
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Berner Oberland
Latitude: 46.478694
Longitude: 7.848194
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1865
First successful climber(s): W.H. Hawker, H. Feuz, U. & Ch. Lauener
Nearest major airport: Zurich or Geneva
Convenient Center: Blatten or Lauterbrunnen

Thanks to Fred Spicker and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Tschingelhorn.

  • Log #9173 - by Pim de Monchy on Sep 07, 20013.00 stars
    Was great, although breaking through a snowbridge on the glaciated approach was adrenalising! My new-found Swiss partner was very reluctant to rope-up on the glacier...
  • Log #9174 - by Fred Spicker on May 24, 19993.00 stars
    Ascent via the South Couloir - a great day.