Lyskamm Trip Report (#20163)

  • Signed By: Leonard Pope
  • Date submitted: August 11, 2006
  • Date(s) climbed: 10th August 2006
  • Number of People Encountered:0-10 people
  • Recommend to a Friend: Highly

8th Aug -Breithorn 4264m on 8th down to Guide valle d'Ayas hut

9th Aug -Pollux 4099m,Castor 4228m and down to Quintino Sella hut. Nice little rock interlude on Pollux, and negotiation of the bergschrund on Castor.

10th August - Lyskamm West 4479m to Lyskamm East, a 5km narrow snow ridge with some rocky sections. See High Mountains of the Alps-Volume 1-the 4000er's.

One of the finest ridges in the Alps.

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