Fluchthorn (Valais Alps)

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Escape horn
Fluchthorn and Schwarzberg Glacier from the east, from the Ofental

Fluchthorn and Schwarzberg Glacier from the east, from the Ofental

height 3795  m above sea level M.
location Valais , Switzerland
Mountains Valais Alps
Dominance 0.48 km →  Strahlhorn
Notch height 71 m ↓  escape pass
Coordinates 636 847  /  96791 coordinates: 46 ° 1 '18 "  N , 7 ° 54' 52"  O ; CH1903:  636847  /  96791
Fluchthorn (Valais Alps) (Alps)
Fluchthorn (Valais Alps)
Normal way Hochtour (vergletschert) from the Britanniahütte from

The Fluchthorn is 3795  m above sea level. M. high summit in the Allalin group at the end of the Saas Valley in Switzerland . It is a popular ski tour in winter. The Fluchthorn is a secondary peak of the Strahlhorn and rises in its northeast ridge. This continues over the Schwarzberg to the dam of the Mattmarksee . The Schwarzberg Glacier lies in the southeast of the ridge and the Allalin Glacier in the northwest .


The following map shows the location of the Fluchthorn within the Valais Alps , the box map (right) within the entire Alps.

Fluchthorn (Walliser Alps) (Walliser Alps)
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The normal route leads from the Britanniahütte over the Allalin Glacier in the direction of Adlerpass , at the level of the Allalinhorn you reach the summit southwards.

Literature and maps

  • National map of Switzerland 1: 25,000, sheet 284S, Mischabel ski tour map

Web links

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