The Gross Furkahorn is located about 2 Km north of Furkapass. It is a granite peak with three main ridges and a summit of three spectacular towers, the most easterly of which is the highest. The ESE Ridge (IV+) is the most popular summit route.
The Wandfussplatten (plates at the wall foot) on the south side of the peak have over 40 sport climbing routes ranging in difficulty from 4+ to 7+.
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1896|
|First successful climber(s):||P. Almer and J.A. Luttman-Johnson|
|Nearest major airport:||Zurich or Geneva|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There is one trip report for Gross Furkahorn.
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- Log #12556 - by Fred Spicker on Nov 26, 1999Ascent via the ESE Ridge with Swiss friend Dres Shild. Warm granite in the sun.