Äbeni Flue

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Äbeni Flue

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Äbeni Flue

Elevation 3,962 m12,998.688 ft
2.462 miles
Prominence 196 m0.122 miles
643.045 ft
Location Valais, Switzerland
Berne (canton), Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Massif Jungfrau Group
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DMS Coor. 46°30´29"N, 7°57´11"E
Swiss Coor. 639483 / 150879
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Anujoch, Gletscherhorn, Gletscherjoch, Jungfrau Group, Kranzberg, Louwihorn, Louwitor, Mittaghorn (Jungfrau Group), Rottal Hut, Rottalhorn, Rottalsattel, Wildhoren, Äbeni Flue Joch
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Blatten, Fafleralp
Hut(s) Hollandia Hut
Topo. Map SLK 1249: Finsteraarhorn
Easiest Route Rating PD PD
Äbeni Flue (Switzerland )
Äbeni Flue
Äbeni Flue


[edit] General information

The Äbeni Flue' (also known as the Ebnefluh and the Ebenefluh) (3,962 m) is a mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland It lies towards the eastern end of the Lauterbrunnen Wall.

[edit] Routes

[edit] West Ridge

Äbeni Flue: West Ridge (edit infobox)
Summit Approach
Summit Äbeni Flue (3,962 m2.462 miles
12,998.688 ft
Valley base(s) Blatten, Fafleralp
Route Type Snow (4 h) Hut Hollandia Hut (3,235 m2.01 miles
10,613.517 ft
Difficulty Rating PD- PD- Difficulty Rating F F
Height Gains Hut - Summit: 727 m0.452 miles
2,385.171 ft
Useful Maps SLK 1249: Finsteraarhorn (Maps)
File:Äbeni Flue Firn01.jpg
#1: Äbeni Flue firn, route below the rigde of Mittaghorn untill the end of the crevasse area and then crosses the glacier

Starting from the Hollandia Hut turn left up the Äbeni Flue Firn, stay below the Anengrat on the left side until the end of the crevasses/serac area(see picture 1) and cross the glacier basin to P. 3811 on the Äbeni Flue West Ridge. From here over the ridge to the top. Alternatively the West face is climbed.

This route is a famous step in many Bernese Alps skitours.

[edit] Overview

Route Name Hei. Dif. Dur. (h) Type Rock ° Valley Hut S. Gain Maps
Äbeni Flue: West Ridge 3,962 m2.462 miles
12,998.688 ft
CPD- 4 Snow Blatten, Fafleralp Hollandia Hut 727 m0.452 miles
2,385.171 ft

Hei.:Height, Dif.: Difficulty, Dur.: Duration, S. Gain: Meters from hut to summit
Summit map is always listed first. If a map is used for 2 km and another map for 1 km, the 2 km map will be listed before the 1 km map. Overview of the Swiss maps & Italian maps.

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