Past events

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… ...
Skitouring Julierpass (2/16/2022) - The club’s first activity for 2022 was the skitouring weekend at the Julierpass in mid January. On Friday evening we met at the Ospizio La Veduta just below the pass for dinner, making plans for the next day. It had… ...
125 summits to celebrate 125 years! Our streamer event in 2021 (1/5/2022) - In 2021, the AACZ celebrated its 125th anniversary. To celebrate this event, we climbed 125 summits together. The teams organized themselves, chose the mountains and routes on their own, and of course climbed all summits without guides. The selection included… ...
Medical Aid Project Ek Ek Paila – Goal achieved! (12/16/2021) - Dear Huttli, Friends and Supporters  Today we would like to inform you that our goal of collecting 12'500 Fr for the medical aid project Ek Ek Paila has been over-achieved. The expedition team of the 125 years AACZ anniversary expedition… ...
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… ...