Hochfeiler - Gran Pilastro Climber's Log

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pirinx - Jul 19, 2015 12:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2015

Normal Route, summit in clouds  Sucess!

A rather easy solo day hike via the normal route with a short stop at the Hochfeilerhütte. On this day the final ridge was in a perfect condition, I did not even bother with crampons and the axe. Unfortunately, the summit was covered in thick clouds so no views this time.
As the girly part of the pirinx team in the US, only the ugly did the trip.


rgg - Aug 13, 2014 9:54 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2014

From the Edelrauthütte  Sucess!

The route from the Edelrauthütte adds 2 - 2.5 hours to the normal route from the Hochfeilerhütte. On my way up, I only took a short break at the Hochfeilerhütte, for I wanted to be up there rather sooner than later, in case the weather would turn bad. On the summit, I still got some views, though the clouds were already building.
Soon after I started my descent, the summit was hidden in the clouds, though later it turned out to be false alarm and the summit became visible again. Despite threatening skies I made it back to the Edelrauthütte before the rain came.


mvs - Mar 19, 2014 10:17 am Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2014

North Face  Sucess!

From the Messner Biwak. Indeed, the approach from there is quite tiring. The face itself was in good/easy snow condition. The descent was difficult due to a wrong turn in the Glider valley floor taking the winter route (you need to climb up 200 meters on the left because the valley pinches down to an ice cliff around 2000 meters).

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Silvia Mazzani - Feb 20, 2013 5:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 1994

Normal from Rif. Porro  Sucess!

Very nice route.


Farmer - Feb 21, 2012 2:23 pm Date Climbed: May 4, 2011

Nface from Messnerbivac  Sucess!

It's a long way going just to get at the base. The face itself was pure pleasure.... Very nice tour!


SzaniUherkovich - Nov 27, 2011 5:08 am Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2009

High peak  Sucess!

Normal route.
17 km / 10.6 mi
Elevation gain: 1862 m / 6115 ft
Ascent: 6 h, descent: 5 h

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