The highest mountain in the area, the Toedi with 3577 m. Oliver, Peter and me went up for a two day trip. More facts about the Toedi on wiki. Well, less talking, more pictures.
The Toedi in the background.
Spring is coming.
The weather on day one was crap.
Looking down towards Glarus.
Our hut: Fridolins Hut
The next day, we got up around 5ish (or was it 6?).
Even so it wasn't too cold we were all looking forward for the sunrise.
Oli and Peter going up.
Parts of the Icefall
Route finding was actually fairly easy.
nice skitouring terrain
The last few meters ...
On the top: 3577 m
Amazing view over the Swiss alps. On the left you can see the Rheinwaldhorn where I went 6 weeks ago with Peter.
Peter calling work to say he might be late.
Looking towards Glarus.
Peter, Oli and me.
Well, Peter was hoping for some good snow. It wasn't bad (better than on Rheinwaldhorn) but not amazing.
Amazing run. Well, not really, it was actually pretty crap, a mixture of frozen snow and slush.
We skied that small run on the right.
back at the hut
less snow the further down we came
no skiing anymore
few last meters of snow
a boot run
okay, now 10 km walking
looking forward to the hike down, oli and peter
Before we left our cars I suggested to bring running shoes or something like that. Peter said it wouldn't be necessary. Well, after 10 km and 1000 m going down he changed his mind. We didn't bring running shoes.
Looks like a massive avalanche came down in winter.
And now you see swiss engineering.
They were building a PSH for about 2.2 Billions Sfr To get machinery and material up and down the built a massive cable car. To read more about the project: axpo.ch or to see more pictures: pics
Back in Urnerboden were we left one of our cars.
Thanks Oli and Peter for an amazing trip.
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