Alpine pool near the Sidelen hut
The Furka pass provides a connection between central Switzerland on its east side and the Valais to the west. The road itself is paved, and is generally open to traffic from the early/mid summer until late autumn, depending on weather conditions. On the east side of the pass, there are numerous superb venues for mountaineering activities.
The Albert Heim
area is directly adjacent to the east, but has a separate parking and approach, so is listed as a distinct area for clarity.
Climbing Season For the Switzerland area.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Furka Pass
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Furka Pass:
Featured Route For Furka Pass
Niedermann / Anderruethi 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Europe
: ... : Gross Bielenhorn - Southwe...
The rock quality is superb, the climbing varied and sustained. The pitches go at 5c, 6a, 6a, 4c, 5c, 5c, 6a+, 5a, 6a.From the base, follow the crack system up and right to gain a large ledge and the first belay (careful, there is another route up the face to the left of the crack system early in the first pitch).The crux pitch, offering the most brilliant climbing in this route (and perhaps in the entire region), is the second one: a near-vertical 45 meter corner. Note that a different route a...[more] Browse More Classics in International
Views from the Furka pass