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JurgenNormal route from Albulapass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Jurgen

Meteoschweiz forcasted sunny weather in Graubunden so we headed towards Piz Kesch. Unfortunatly the bad weather reached us much sooner than expected. Summited nevertheless. No views, rain, snow.. Albulapas - Piz Kesch took us 4 hours.
Posted Jul 8, 2012 2:26 pm

DoJonormal route from Es-Cha (June 2011)   Sucess!

DoJo

good view (to Piz Pal├╝) when we started at Cap. Es-Cha. Weather became worse (foggy and strong winds) on the ascent.
Nice and easy via the East Face
Posted Jul 17, 2011 5:36 pm

selinunte01Foggy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2006

selinunte01

but also very impressive and beautiful - normal route from Chamanna Es-cha
Posted Feb 2, 2009 4:56 pm

Henning LegeGreat fun :-)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008
Great mountain, great tour :-)
Posted Jul 28, 2008 1:25 pm

joe_akeemfrom Albula road via Porta d'Es-cha  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

joe_akeem

started with 3 friends at the Chamanna d'Es-cha trailhead close to the Albula pass at 4.40am. Reached Chamanna d'Es-cha at 5.30am. Continued after a short break and reached the summit at 9.30am. Back at the car by 1.30pm, just before it started raining.
On the way up we chose the alternative through the east face near the summit, on the way down we tried to follow the NE ridge as much as possible. The latter seemed a little more difficult but the rock was a lot better here.
Conditions: some remaining snow below Porta d'Es-cha. No crampons necessary on the glacier. The first chute in the rock right above the glacier was still filled with soft snow (no crampons here either). No snow on the upper part of the face/ridge. Perfect conditions.
Posted Jul 7, 2008 8:27 am

CyrillPiz Kesch / Piz d'Es-cha 3418m  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2003

Cyrill

Beautiful tour to the Piz Kesch/Piz d'Es-cha 3418m

photos are here: Piz Kesch/Piz d'Es-cha 3418m
Posted Nov 16, 2007 5:56 am

FlachlandtirolerGreat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2007
Started late from the (unguarded) Chamanna Kesch and left our Snowshoes / Skis at the upper end of the glacier tongue. As noone had been in the area since the last snowfall, we were to break path all the way. Esp. the last 150m were hard work as the normal route lies in the wind shadow and therefore was filled with powder snow, mostly more than waist-deep. One of us knew the route from summer & autumn so we found the best and straightest way, which offers only on very short step of climbing (UIAA II).
Reached the summit at 3pm (outstanding views!) and were back on the glacier at 5:30. The rest was an easy snowplod with great panorama.
Posted Feb 22, 2007 8:57 am

Mathias ZehringRoute Climbed: normal route from Es-Cha hut Date Climbed: September 27th 1989  Sucess!

Mathias Zehring

We saw the mountain only once, then it was stuck in the clouds. Some fresh snow on the upper rocky part, but no bigger difficulties. I must go there again some time.
Posted Feb 27, 2005 12:58 pm

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