Pointe De Zinal

Elevation (feet): 12,438
Elevation (meters): 3,791
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Pennine Alps
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1885
Nearest major airport: Geneva
Convenient Center: Zermatt

Thanks to etienne kossovsky for adding this peak.

Classical route is up north-east ridge (easy snow-ice walk, and down south ridge (medium rock climb). Wonderful view on major swiss "4000" .

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Trip Reports

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  • Log #14976 - by Andy Macgeorge on Aug 26, 2002
    From the Cabanne Grand Montet, 4.5 hours from Zinal, VS, we climbed the North Face in 5 hours. Great conditions in the face but with a very tricky start involving an acrobatic step over the bottom...