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David_HollandRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: 05-08-2003  Sucess!

David_Holland

Easy climb but a great view!
Posted Jan 22, 2004 2:14 pm

andre hangaardRoute Climbed: West ridge, Normal route Date Climbed: 24 Aug 2003  Sucess!

andre hangaard

In the hot and dry Swiss August of 2003; nor ice nor snow on the entire west ridge. Just easy rock climbing all the way to summit! Very unusual for a CH-4000!

Good weather, therefore many visitors on this

sunday morning!

Posted Aug 31, 2003 4:37 pm

ChandraRoute Climbed: normal route from Hohsaas Date Climbed: August 16th, 2003  Sucess!

Chandra

With some fresh snow on the upper part of the ridge it was a very beautiful ascent but more than anything else a demanding descent, rocks flew like birds, so the helmet is a must! I have never known such a leg-killing descent, my knees were burning down at Hohsaas.
Posted Aug 21, 2003 3:56 am

kletterwebbiRoute Climbed: N-ridge Date Climbed: Juli 1998  Sucess!

kletterwebbi

We have made the Fletschhorn-Lagginhorn traverse. This is a very good tour. The ascend and descent of Fletchhorn was quite easy, the ascent of the Lagginhorn via the N-ridge was a little more demanding.
Posted Aug 25, 2002 11:41 pm

Enrico iammariaRoute Climbed: west ridge Date Climbed: 23/06/2002  Sucess!

Enrico iammaria

From 3650m to the top on the snow. Very good climb!

Return from the Lagginhorngletcher.
Posted Jul 24, 2002 10:43 am

Henning LegeRoute Climbed: west ridge (normal) Date Climbed: 26-August-2001  Sucess!
An uneventful but very nice climb.

trip report in german (sorry)
Posted Jun 13, 2002 5:33 am

Mathias ZehringRoute Climbed: several Date Climbed: 1988 - 1991 - 2004  Sucess!

Mathias Zehring

September 8th 1988 - west ridge (normal route)

we did the west ridge in full length which was not difficult but strenous



August 5th 1991 - north ridge

the north ridge is the traverse from the Fletschhorn because the connecting Fletschhornjoch is difficult to gain the direct way. There are only few parts with UIAA III at the ridge. It was the first time with crampons and the first 4000m-peak for my friend from eastern germany after the opening of the iron curtain.



July 29th 2004 - north ridge

Did the same again. There was less snow on the mountain as 1991 so some difficult parts could be avoided by passing shortly on the flanks. So it was not more difficult than UIAA II and we did not have to use the rope.
Posted Apr 27, 2002 12:47 pm

dirkclaessenRoute Climbed: WSW ridge Date Climbed: July 1994  Sucess!
Drove from Belgium to Saas Grund, went up the same day, bivouaced at the foot of the ridge and climbed Lagginhorn the next day. Solo.
Posted Dec 30, 2001 2:39 am

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