The Hockenhorn is a small granitic peak located just east of Latschen Pass along the ridge which merges with the Petersgrat farther to the east. The west ridge is a short very popular route from Latschen Pass. There are longer more difficult routes on the south and north sides.
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1840|
|First successful climber(s):||A. and T. Malkin|
|Nearest major airport:||Zurich or Geneva|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Hockenhorn.
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- Log #16541 - by
K on Aug 21, 2002We hiked from the Gasterntal up to thr Loetschenpass. The glacier was very nice. After the long walk (4 hours), we took a bath in one of the little alpine lakes - IT WAS COLD. We stayed in the...
- Log #16542 - by martin on Apr 04, 2002We stayed over night in Kummenalp Hotel. The ascent took us 2 hours to Lotschenpass and another 2 hours to top of Hockenhorn. We used the normal route (west-ridge).
- Log #16544 - by Fred Spicker on June 05, 2001Ascent via the West Ridge. A beautiful clear warm day and great views.