Past events

Changla Himal Expedition 2022 (9/20/2022) - The team is complete and prepares for departure from Kathmandu. For daily updates on the 125 year AACZ anniversary expedition, follow this link to the daily expedition updates. ...
Piton Climbing in Slowenia (8/13/2022) - Climbing week 06.-13.08.2022 Matija has long wanted to bring club members to his home mountain range, the Julian Alps in Slovenia, enticing us with promises of huge walls, lonely valleys, adventurous climbing, and perfect rock. Well, maybe not the last one.… ...
Tradclimbing Workshop Göschenertal (7/22/2022) - In mid-July we met for the fourth stop of our skill-transfer workshops, a three-day introduction to trad climbing in the beautiful Göschenertal. While many people will place some cams and nuts on routes in Switzerland, the art of full trad… ...
Family Climbing at Mettmenalp (7/3/2022) - An "easy" climbing Sunday in Mettmen-Widerstein Since the 2021 family climbing day at Ibergeregg was a great success, we repeated the event on July 3rd 2022. The idea is simple: Kids are more motivated when climbing together or they just… ...
Celebrating 125 years AACZ atZunfthaus zur Saffran (6/25/2022) - On Saturday, June 25th, 2022, the AACZ had the pleasure to hold a festive event in the Zunfthaus zur Saffran after a one-year delay. The location was not chosen by chance, as the Zunfthaus Saffran was the “Heimat” of the… ...
Piton Climbing Workshop (6/11/2022) - Following up on the first successful skill transfer workshop (Ice-climbing in Engadina), AACZ club members participated in a Piton Climbing Workshop organized by Matija Brumat. All of us clip existing pitons on alpine routes, but few know how to place,… ...
Tödi by fair means (5/14/2022) - It starts by chance: brainstorming ideas on Slack for a safe mid-May ski camping tour in the face of poor conditions, I suggest Tödi. Yoann shares that climbing Tödi from Zürich using only human power, in the spirit of Anderl… ...
125 years AACZ – Skitouring Weekend and Celebration in Saas-Fee (4/3/2022) - In 2022, our yearly skitouring weekend, as every year professionally organized by Christoph Schenke, had a very special motto this year. As part of the anniversary celebrations related to the 125th anniversary of the AACZ, the club is keen to… ...
Val Greina Double Traverse (3/27/2022) - On the last two weekends of March, three AACZ parties attempted ski traverses of the Greina, one of the largest and wildest high plateaus of Switzerland, with climbs of several surrounding peaks. The first group—six of us—started from Vrin on… ...
Ice-climbing workshop Engadina (2/27/2022) - The AACZ has a long history of self-guided mountaineering and we pride ourselves in travelling safely through the mountains together without needing a trained professional to lead us. However, it is also easy to use this philosophy as an excuse not… ...