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il.rocciatoreRoute Climbed: Traverse Date Climbed: august 2011  Sucess!


Climbed the SW Ridge starting from bivouac Rossi e Volante. First 2 fixed ropes come in handy, but the last one is definitely not necessary and spoils some good rock climbing...better provide some save spits to make secure free climbing possible! Descent over SE Ridge to Zwillingsjoch and on for traverse of the Castor.
Posted Aug 20, 2011 11:32 am

KRZYSech, consolation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011


During too short trip. Would like to back there as fast as it'll be possible
Posted Aug 17, 2011 10:00 am

cabouckaert1Fun Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2011


Fun climb with good sections of scrambling/climbing secured with fixed ropes. Good weather, climbed together with Castor, loved it!
Posted Aug 17, 2011 7:51 am

LoneRangerNormal route
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2011


Had a lot of snowfall the previous night, but the day was good, just the second party to summit that day. All nice except the bottleneck rope-section, can get dangerous/stressful.
Posted Aug 9, 2011 2:42 pm

ChandraNormal route - via Madonnina  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2010


A funny ascent on a wonderful day. Thank you to Andreas Perren.
Posted Sep 25, 2010 3:22 am

schulzjFrom Zwillingsjoch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2005


Splendid climb in great weather.
Posted Oct 18, 2009 1:02 pm

JanVanGenkSW-ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2009


Climbed solo from Klein Matterhorn. Quite many crevasses en route. The way back to Klein Matterhorn should not be underestimated as it goes relentlessly uphill.

Nice climb and magnificent views around!
Posted Sep 16, 2009 7:20 am

andre hangaardCamping close to Pollux  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2009

andre hangaard

On Jul. 20th I put up my tent close to Klein Matterhorn and spent a night up there ar 3.800m. During night I got cought in a thunderstorm but at 03.00 it was a clear sky. Summited Pollux solo at around 07.50 with lots of clouds and wind on the summitridge. While back down on the glacier I got cought in a temporary white-out but thanks to my GPS and a small window in the fog I could orientate myself back on track and found my way back to my safe Marmot tent!
Posted Aug 28, 2009 9:39 am

Sebastian HammSouthwest-ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2009

Sebastian Hamm

Climbed SW-ridge with Nikman.
Posted Aug 27, 2009 7:13 am

NikmanSW ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2009


Climbed with Sebastian and Frank. Nice route.
Posted Aug 26, 2009 4:28 pm

Nigel LewisSW Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2009

Nigel Lewis

Great views from the top.
Posted Aug 18, 2009 6:41 pm

secanderSE Ridge, Normal  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009


Climbed it too late in the day (after summiting on Castor). The return trip was dangerous due to bad snow conditions and crevasses, and we had to walk from Klein Matterhorn to Zermatt after dark.
Posted Aug 4, 2009 6:27 am

boriskrielenPollux south and southeast  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2003


First climbed the normal route through the rocks on the south. Conditions were like in winter with lots of ice and a snowstorm. Due to the weather we couldn't go further after reaching the madonna. The day after we climbed it again via the southeast wall, this time all the way to the summit.
Posted Feb 13, 2009 8:08 am

timvanpoeckeWSW Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2008
My first 4000'er. lovely weather, awesome views!
Posted Oct 15, 2008 6:44 am

CyrillPollux 4092m  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008


My 35th 4000er, a beautiful Tour.
Posted Aug 31, 2008 2:49 pm

BartCastor & Pollux  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008


Nice but short route to the summit: SE ridge. Combined with Castor.
Posted Aug 17, 2008 11:15 am

damgaardNormal route (I think)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008


Kl. Matterhorn -> Castor -> Pollux -> Kl. Matterhorn.
We climbed Pollux after being really fast on Castor. Went up the new? normal route. My book by Goedeke shows the normal route as a snow route going up from the east. This face is now almost completely rock. Instead we went up a snow fan and then along a cabled route on rock. Got stuck for 40 mins behind a group of French people that had nothing to do here. They forced one of their team members to climb the chains even though she was crying ... We finally reached the top, didn't see much as clouds was coming in and thunder started. Had to walk fast to make it back to the cable car in heavy wet snow. Still a nice peak though.
Posted Aug 4, 2008 9:11 am

CorvusNormal route from Guide d'Ayas  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2008


Wonderful weather. Very nice route, a mixture of ice and rock. Descended from the west face.
Posted Jul 21, 2008 11:57 am

bc44caesarSouthwest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008


After Castor. Fun, sporty section equipped with chains. Descended the West Face (bad idea, too late in the day). Fun climb
Posted Jul 9, 2008 5:15 am

icypeakRoute Climbed: Normal from Klein Matterhorn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2008


Started a bit late in the day, around noon because we drove in from Chamonix. Hot temperatures made for a slushy climb up and very high winds made the rock chain section a little more exciting than it should have been! But, had the whole mountain to ourselves that day.
Posted Jul 6, 2008 5:33 pm

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