• Ascent: 1610 hm
  • Descent: 1610 hm
  • Ski Tour
  • Distance: 5.2 km
  • Duration: 5:00 h
  • Difficult

Image: Descent from the Rothorn © philippo3, Gipfelbuch.ch

Ski tour to the Rothorn

Ski Tour

Tour description


Simplon Dorf – Start going from Simplon Dorf to Bodme (1’836 m), then turn right into the hollow and slopes and ascend towards the Bodmerglacier. Continue over the glacier by avoiding the middle rift zone to reach the gap (3’018 m) opening at the east ridge of the Fletschhorn. Ascend either via the northwestern flank or over the easy ridge to the summit.


Simplon Dorf – The descent is via the ascent route. You can leave the glacier and cross the moraine at 2600 m.


The QR-Code is located at the starting point of the ascent to the Rothorn.