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Watch an Ascent of a Classic Switzerland Ridge

The South Ridge of Salbitschijen 2,981 metres is close to Göschenen in Central Switzerland.

The classic ridge is a 550-metre 16-pitch and is one of three well-known routes on Salbitschijen.

Andy Teasdale laybacks the summit fang of Salbitschijen after climbing the South Ridge.  Photo Martin Moran
Andy Teasdale laybacks the summit fang of Salbitschijen after climbing the South Ridge. Photo Martin Moran

It is one of the most sought after routes of its style in the Alps and highly recommended.

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