Parrotspitze

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)

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.

Thanks to Bernd Nebendahl for this description.

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Weather

The following weather information is provided for the nearest supported peak. The weather icons reflect weather conditions from the base of the mountain, while the wind, temperature and humidity reflect conditions at the summit.

Weather by meteoexploration.

Trip Reports

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

There are 3 trip reports for Parrotspitze.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • 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...