Past events

AACZ celebrates its 125th anniversary at the Stiftungsfest Maderanertal (9/4/2021) - Thanks to the great preparation and organization of Silvia and Roman Boutellier we could celebrate our very special 125 years Stiftungsfest at the unique located Berghotel Maderanertal. The historic building is located at the very end of the Maderanertal and… ...
AACZ 2021 Nepal Expedition has been postponed (8/27/2021) - On the descent from Piz Palü with new 2022 goals on the horizon Since May, we have been paying very close attention to Nepal's corona incidence and quarantine requirements. As time has gone by, we have seen how the risk of… ...
Anniversary Expedition: Preparation – Medical Day (7/3/2021) - Saturday, 03. July, the Expedition Team met actually for the first time the whole time physically to discuss any kind of medical topics related to an High-Altitude Expedition. Dr. Sarah Marti and Franz Friebel prepared a comprehensive program an invited… ...
Family day at Ibergeregg (6/13/2021) - The AACZ is place for everybody, young and old, solo climbers or families. This Sunday, June 13th 2021, we focussed on the very young and probably future member during a great day out in the labyrinth of Ibergeregg. Especially for… ...
Skitouring Grand Combin (5/30/2021) - The Grand Combin (4313m) had always been in our minds, with its imposing white mass visible from the shores of the Léman. With a particularly snowy winter, we thought conditions would be excellent for its ascent.As the date approaches, we… ...
AACZ Anniversary Expedition (5/16/2021) - The AACZ was founded in 1896 and celebrates its 125th anniversary in June 2021. On the occasion of this event, we want to continue our tradition, and will support an expedition to the Changla Himal range in West Nepal. Click… ...
An Easter North Face Weekend (4/2/2021) - During the Easter weekend of 2021, five members of the AACZ expedition team met for two days of climbing and skitouring in the Roseg valley. We had the goal to get accustomed to self-sustained camping for two nights and climbing,… ...
Stiftungsfest 2020 – Windgällenhütte (9/12/2020) - Picture by Diego Moreno The Pucher ridge (going through Gwasmet) is often referred to as a tour above the expectations it could create at a first sight. And it's true. It combines a moderate approach through a wild moraine as… ...
Climbing Weekend – Salbit (9/4/2020) - Erwin’s successful ascent - Picture by Florian Seiliger The climbing trip to Salbit was the first opportunity to meet a larger number of climbers from the AACZ after a long break without any joint actitivites due to the Corona crisis.… ...
Skitouring Weekend – All’Acqua (3/7/2020) - After Valais and Graubünden in the last two years, this year, it was Ticino’s turn for the big annual AACZ skitouring trip. Given the fact that the winter had been quite poor in terms of snow all over Switzerland except… ...