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One of the high summits of the Monte Rosa Massif, Parrotspitze is usually climbed during an ascent to Signalkuppe. Features a slightly exposed snow ridge.

Elevation (feet): 14,541
Elevation (meters): 4,432
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland/Italy
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Latitude: 45.919722
Longitude: 7.871389
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1863

Thanks to Bernd Nebendahl and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Parrotspitze.

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  • Log #21989 - by roger gaff on June 29, 2010
    After visiting Signalkuppe we continued over Parrotspitze which gave a fine snowclimb in quite windy conditions to descend to the area of Ludwigshohe....fine mountain terrain.
  • Log #12527 - by Janos Granicz on Feb 28, 2002
    Karoly Barta - Janos Granicz Our route: Near the Mantova Hut (our tent) - Balmenhorn - Schwarzhorn - Ludwigshohe - Parrotspitze - Zumsteinspitze - Punta Gnifetti (Signalkuppe) - Near the Mantova...
  • Log #12528 - by Carli Marco on Feb 12, 2001
    Pernottamento al Rifugio Margherita. Al mattino tempo stupendo, un peccato scendere direttamente a Punta Indren !!! Veloce discesa al Colle Sesia, salita alla Parrot, salita alla Ludwigshohe, salita...