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Erik Van GenechtenOne 4000er less to go  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006

Erik Van Genechten

We opened the route for the summer. And it took us a lot of sweat too. Still lot's of snow, and not the hard kind that we all wished for. It took us a gruelling 13 hours to go up and back. But we made it, all seven of us in two cordees. Started of with good weather, but ended up in a snowstorm on our way down. A good choice for your first 4000er.
Posted Sep 4, 2006 7:36 pm

schmid_thCold and windy!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2004

schmid_th

Together with 4 friends we made the west ridge it was cold and windy - but nice to climb. We climbed the complete ridge in the rocks and needed no crampons.
Posted Sep 4, 2006 2:31 pm

sirocoNormal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2006

siroco

Inhabituel pour l'été le Laggin recouvert de neige
Posted Aug 8, 2006 9:48 pm

Samuli MansikkaNormal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2006

Samuli Mansikka

After traversing the Weissmies the previous day I climbed the Lagginhorn from the Weissmieshütte. A fun route almost entirely on rock. However there was plenty of compact snow on the steeper section near the summit.
Posted Aug 4, 2006 9:22 am

Joerg MarretschWest Ridge - Normal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2006

Joerg Marretsch

Bad weather: Wind and snowfall - but successful.
Posted Jul 9, 2006 11:00 am

joe_akeemRoute Climbed: N-ridge
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 1996

joe_akeem

Did this on the Fletschhorn-Lagginhorn travers. Went down the normal route. Beautyful climb!
Posted Jun 29, 2006 10:20 am

roadmountainRoute Climbed: north ridge Date Climbed: 31 july  Sucess!

roadmountain

It was my second tour and at the joch between Fletschhorn en Laginhorn I was very tired....it was a long way up from there but a beautiful route! It was a great moment when we where on the top with many clouds under us! the normal route is very easy! there was almost a path...
Posted Sep 2, 2005 10:14 am

gertRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 17.08.2005  Sucess!

gert

Started at night in Saas Grund and made it in a very long daytrip - o.k. took the cablecar on the way down. Perfect conditions on that day!
Posted Aug 21, 2005 7:46 am

bbirtleRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2005  Sucess!

bbirtle

A nice outing with two girls met on the cablecar on the way up (I was meaning to solo it). Was glad to have the company as the climb itself is quite boring, although not very long. Rope not even needed... more of a hike than a climb. I give it F+, not PD. Nice sunrise parorama over the Mischebel Range.
Posted Jul 25, 2005 7:23 pm

il.rocciatoreRoute Climbed: North Ridge / South Ridge Date Climbed: july 2005 / august 2011  Sucess!

il.rocciatore

2005: We made a very good time to the base of the North Ridge and the weather was stable. A chance of a lifetime to complete the traverse with Fletschhorn. But difficulties starts here. It takes some time to become comfortable climbing on crampons in a running belay at this height. Happily there was a party before us to show the right way, which made things a little easier :o) Reached the summit at 10 o'clock.

2011: Climbed the South Rige from the Lagginjoch in difficult conditions. Cold, wind and ice made it a hard climb, which lasted a lot longer than indicated by the topo guide. Nevertheless made it to the summit, smooth descent via normal route.
Posted Jul 23, 2005 5:43 am

jdh99Route Climbed: W Ridge Date Climbed: August 2004  Sucess!
Perfect conditions. A recommended introduction to the 4000ers. Missed the lift down!
Posted Jul 18, 2005 1:06 pm

LSRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: 02 Aug 2003  Sucess!

LS

A late start (12 AM) but it was no more than 2 hour easy going to the summit (yes, I cheated by taking the lift)

Posted Jul 17, 2005 2:55 am

erik_ravenstijnRoute Climbed: Normal, west ridge Date Climbed: 25 july 2004  Sucess!

erik_ravenstijn

Beautifaul panoramas on surrounding mountains. Unfortanetly we were on the summit just at 2.30 pm, so that we couldn't catch the last cable car and had to hike all the way down to the valley.
Posted Mar 12, 2005 4:31 pm

mountainpostRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: August 5-2003  Sucess!

mountainpost

Very easy stepstone climb, beautiful view on the top. relaxed!
Posted Oct 26, 2004 10:27 am

GaffrRoute Climbed: The South Ridge with a descent of the West Ridge Date Climbed: The middle of August 2004  Sucess!
A very fine day out from the Hohsaas hut after walking up from Saas Grund. Some snow was encountered on the rocks higher up and a surprisingly awkward abseil into the final gap prior to the main summit! With the folks from Speyside.
Posted Sep 3, 2004 8:30 am

mulidivareseRoute Climbed: Normal from Hohsaas Date Climbed: 8 August 2004  Sucess!

mulidivarese

Nice climbing in a not nice day: clouds all around, foggy, snowy. Very wet.

We ( Valerio, Giorgio and Daniele) started from Hohsaas (not conviniant if you don't wont to climb Weissmiess the next day, but very good food). Than we go down till the morain and up to the glacier. The ridge start about 3400m, quite sloped but easy. If dry and without ice, maybe you don't need roop, but better have it.

Very easy, nice the passagges on plaques or stones. Only on the end be carful for the ice. In the late season, if possible, better to avoid the snow-field and climb on the right, where is rocky.



About 4 hours.
Posted Aug 27, 2004 9:00 am

JScolesRoute Climbed: South West Ridge Date Climbed: July 14th 2004  Sucess!

JScoles

Started out real late for this one 12pm from the Hohsaas but still managed to get on top before 16:00 and down to the Weissmies before 18:30 and to the valley by 21:00 for dinner.



Nice climb with a few interesting turns on the gendarms the only problem was my partner Filip and I had only a 20m rope for a 20m rap so it was little percarious as Filip had only just dislocatted his right shoulder and I was just about three weeks out of a cast from a broken tibia.



The hike down the normal PD route was a bitter remider of climbing in Canada, Lots of loose skree.



Posted Aug 22, 2004 9:54 pm

andrea.itRoute Climbed: normal route-west ridge Date Climbed: 4 july 2004  Sucess!

andrea.it

Solo climb without water supply.Hosass hut:8 euros per bottle.No way!!
Posted Jul 13, 2004 11:10 am

klimsmurfRoute Climbed: West-ridge Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!

klimsmurf

Easy climbs, Nice view!
Posted Jun 5, 2004 2:38 pm

FarmerRoute Climbed: Fletschorn-Lagginhorn uberschreitung Date Climbed: 1996 Aug  Sucess!

Farmer

Briljant tour, Fletschhorn easy, ridge to the summit of the Lagginhorn is not to difficult II-III but pretty exposed with great views towards Simplon.



Rewarding tour
Posted Mar 27, 2004 5:27 am

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