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AlbertoRampiniEast Lyskamm N face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 1984


Route Welzembach
Posted May 26, 2016 3:57 pm

alpinbetaEastern Lyskamm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2013


Beautiful airy snow ridge!
Posted Sep 18, 2014 8:44 am

DonnoCresta Sella  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2014


Climbed steep snow/neve/ice up El Nasso then climbed the Cresta Sella. Passed an Italian guide with an older client who was shaking from fatigue. Descended the east ridge to the Marguerita Hut. Saw a chopper swoop in and rescue the Italians off the ridge.
Posted Sep 6, 2014 9:05 pm

ValthoTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2014


Did the East-West traverse of Lyskamm from Gnifetti hut to Ayas hut. What a beautifull mountain! The route was in a very good condition with a lot of snow and good tracks. Weather was nice, in the beginning some clouds and a very strong wind but when we reached the East summit the sky was clear.
Posted Sep 3, 2014 5:22 pm

gi0naLyskamms ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2013
Climbed the two lyskamms traversing the ridge from E to W
Posted May 20, 2014 7:11 pm

EelconlAutumn 2008  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2008


All 4000 Meter mountains in Monte Rosa Area in 3 days. Lyskamm trough the north face!!
Posted Mar 21, 2013 8:08 pm

marc123Traverse W to E  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2005


Beautiful traverse from the west to the east descending to Zermatt
Posted Aug 21, 2012 8:43 am

IvanBraunDKTraverse from Castor  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2011


Climbed it from the Ayas hut on a windy but clear day - after summit did we traverse to Lisskamm West
Posted Jan 15, 2012 5:04 pm

Silvia MazzaniWestern Lyskamm   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2005

Silvia Mazzani

Western Lyskamm Ridge from Rifugio Quintino Sella. A superb route.
Posted Jan 9, 2012 4:02 pm

WouterBLiskamm West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2011


Climbed with two visiting friends from Belgium. Interesting ridge leading up to the West peak. Short easy climb in good weather. Descent via the Zwillinggletscher.
Posted Aug 24, 2011 8:21 am

BrankoEast Ridge to EAST LYSKAMM  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2011


From Rif. Gnifetti we started around 06.20 hrs. The weather and snow conditions were perfect! We reached the summit at around 11.30 hrs where we enjoyed the panorama views on all sides! We descended same way down, but a lot quicker. Great route & great mountain!
Posted Aug 17, 2011 8:47 am

JanVanGenkLyskamm West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010


Solo ascent after traversing Castor from Rossi and Volante bivouac hut. The slope was icy and covered by fresh snow higher up. Getting to the summit ridge was a bit tricky. Great climb in solitude!
Posted Aug 13, 2010 1:36 pm

TodoVerticalEast Ridge to EAST LYSKAMM - Guiding  Sucess!


On the way up.
More Pictures of the Lyskamm ascent
Posted Nov 30, 2009 7:18 pm

schulzjTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2005


Probably the best day I've ever had in the Alps. Perfect weather on a fantastic needle-sharp ridge between the 2 summits. From the east summit we looked down to the Monte Rosa sattelite peaks all of which we climbed that same day.
Posted Oct 18, 2009 1:12 pm

SarahThompsonLyskamm Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2009


Began at the Klein Matterhorn station and went up and over Castor. Continued to Lyskamm West and traversed to Lyskamm East. The 5km long knife edge snow ridge was wild and beautiful and required much concentration. Rapped over a serac to reach the Grenz Glacier and hiked out to the Gornergrat. Exhausting but incredible!
Posted Sep 7, 2009 11:20 am

icypeakLyskamm Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2009


Started out from Rifugio Quintino Sella and after reaching the first fantastic summit, continued on the narrow (and never ending!)ridge to the second summit and then down to Rifugio Gnifetti. The whole route was very exposed, at times, just wide enough for one foot..not much time to look around at what I assume must have been just gorgeous scenery! An absolutely amazing climb, loved every second of it!!
Posted Jul 12, 2009 6:04 pm

JanStrzelecki1990Normal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2005


Me and my dad started early from Gnifetti, went to Lysjoch, and ascended Lyskamm. After that, we went back down the same way, and went to Margherita.
Posted Apr 27, 2009 5:07 pm

oconnellrRoute: west Lyskamm from SW  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2008


Fantastic day out with great weather and good fun mountaineering. Would have loved to do the traverse had we been more flexible in our plans. The north face routes look truly sick! Much respect for anyone completing any of these massive undertakings.
Posted Nov 2, 2008 10:16 pm

bc44caesarTraverse E-W  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008


Started from Gnifetti Hut and reached the start of the ridge after an hour or two. Climbed over the Bergschrund on the left and went up the face on steep snow until the ridge. From there the fantastic and narrow ridge seemed to never end! Only one spot of rock to overcome on the traverse, then an easy descent from the West summit. One of the best routes I've done!!
Posted Jul 9, 2008 5:07 am

jasonconnellWest  Sucess!


Awesome day turned ugly. Left Sella, climbed Lyskamn West and continued on to the Gnifetti hut in deep slush. very hot day and poor planning on our part.
Posted Nov 24, 2007 9:54 pm

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