Schwarzhorn, also known as Corno Nero, is an often-overlooked peak in the Monte Rosa range, on the southern side of the Lepontine Alps. It has a prominent rock top, rising above a 50 degree snow slope. It is beautifully situated between the peaks of Ludwigshoehe and Piramide Vincent, and is therefore often climbed in a traverse along the high ridge.
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1873|
|First successful climber(s):||Marco Maglioni and Albert de Rothschild|
Thanks to Terrill Thompson for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #22548 - by Agnese on Aug 18, 2016We started from Quintino Sella refuge, crossed the Lyskamm Nose, then reached the base of Corno Nero. We climbed on the snowy slope reaching the ridge, then traversing the rocks to the summit....