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Weissmies 4017m

Page Type: Trip Report

Location: Valais / Wallis, Switzerland, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.12751°N / 8.01590°E

Object Title: Weissmies 4017m

Date Climbed/Hiked: Aug 15, 2004

Activities: Mountaineering, Skiing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Page By: Cyrill

Created/Edited: Jun 3, 2008 / May 19, 2009

Object ID: 409380

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Page Score: 74.92%  - 5 Votes 

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Description:

We have exceeded the Weissmies 4017m: From the south to the west. South ridge up, west flank down. That is worth much.

Start in the Almageller Hut 2894m. On a footpath and path spoors, over boulders and debris to the historic mountain pass ‘Zwischenbergpass 3268m’. Now one goes to the north to the Rottal-glacier, where the south ridge begins. Over the south ridge highly to the Point 3972m, climbing in the 2 degree. From the point 3972m the final comes, over a last and somewhat exposed ridge on the summit of Weissmies 4017m.

We descended over the normal route: the west ridge/west flank. This route is technically not with difficulty, BUT there are enormous and deep crevasses. The Trift-glacier it „tore strongly apart“ - rope up.

Thus, Weissmies is rather a simple 4000er. But the glacier is dangerous. In principle each 4000er has its malice and dangers. Rope up is important.
With questions or unclarity, I help you gladly.
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Facts:

> Route: Almageller hut 2894m (SAC Niesen) - Zwischenbergen-pass 3268m - south-ridge - Weissmies 4017m - west-ridge - Trift glacier - Weissmies hut 2726m (SAC Olten)

> Difficulty: WS (AD) / III. Route No. 556 & 555.

> Time required: 4 hours for the ascent.

> Guide book: "Hochtouren im Wallis" from Hermann Biner or "Clubführer Walliser Alpen No.5 vom Strahlhorn zum Simplon" from Maurice Brandt.

> Link to Weissmies 4017m: >www.weissmies-tour.ch


Written and climbed by Cyrill
If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact me: cyrill74@gmx.ch

 
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Accommodations


Almageller Hut 2894m - Link to Almageller Hut

Weissmies Hut 2726m - Link to Weissmies Hut

Images

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Almageller Hut  2894mWeissmies Hut 2726mSummit of Weissmies 4017mSummit of Weissmies 4017mSummit of Weissmies 4017mWeissmies Hut 2726m

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reinhard2Inspiring subject

reinhard2

Hasn't voted

but a bit poor as trip report - it is more like a route description (and as such it holds quite good infos).
I also would appreciate more detailed information in the picture captions.

Cheers
Reinhard
Posted Nov 29, 2008 2:12 pm

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