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Erik SaltersUntitled Comment

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Just before we climbed it in july 2003, large crevasses developed in the middle section of the route. It requires some nice, not to difficult steps. Some ice screws are adviseable. An unsecurred 60 foot ladder has been placed to overcome an overhanging icewall. Add about 30 minutes to 1 hour in your route planning when you have a pre 2003 route description.
Posted Jul 1, 2004 7:19 am

InSPiREUntitled Comment


Voted 8/10

The first Weissmies hut was build in 1924. A second hut was build in 1960.


There are a total of 110 beds in summer, in winter (15 dec - 15 april) there are 14 places open.

How to get there

You can reach the hut by foot from Saas-Grund in 3 hours.

Or you can go by cabletrain from Saas-Grund to Kreuzboden and then walk the latst part to the hut (1 hour).

Possible mountains to climb

Weissmies (4.023m), Schwarzmies (3.194m), Lagginhorn (4.010m), Fletschhorn (3.993m), Jegihorn (3.206m).
Posted Aug 2, 2004 2:42 pm

InSPiREUntitled Comment


Voted 8/10

A more common place to stay when you want to climb the Weissmies is the Hohsaas hut. It's a private hut, which costs a bit more then the Weissmies hut. The big advantage is that it's closer to the Weissmies so you don't have to walk an hour before you reach the Triffgletscher.

The accomodation is alright. It's a bit small, but there's still room for about 40 persons. Most beds are on the first floor of the cablestation, which is about 20 meter away from bergrestaurant Hohsaas.

To make a reservation is recommended.

bergrestaurant Hohsaas

Fam. Werlen Beat

Restaurant Hohsaas

3910 Saas-Grund

Tel. ++41 (0)27 957 17 13

Fax. ++41(0)27 957 40 22

E-mail: over-the-top@bluewin.ch

Internet: http://www.marnet.ch/over-the-top

Costs in 2004: CHF 54,-
Posted Aug 3, 2004 10:02 am

GarfieldUntitled Comment

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Posted Dec 12, 2005 8:39 am

MauntainfreakPhoto from Peak

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