Page Type Page Type: Trip Report
Location Lat/Lon: 46.14939°N / 8.01453°E
Date Date Climbed/Hiked: Jul 18, 2004
Activities Activities: Mountaineering
Seasons Season: Summer, Fall

Lagginhorn 4010m & Fletschhorn 3993m (exceedance):

If the Lagginhorn 4010m with the Fletschhorn 3993m combined, it is a great classic and a long tour. It is recommended, Fletschhorn and the Lagginhorn together to climb!

Route: Weissmies hut - Grüebu Glacier - Fletschhorn - Fletschjoch - North Ridge - Lagginhorn - West Ridge - Weissmies hut.

Detailed Description:

From the Weissmies hut 2726m to the point 3263m beside the Jegihorn. Then on about the Grüebu- glacier to the northwest ridge from Feltschhorn. About this firn-ridge to the Fletschhorn 3993m. Beware of the Grüebu glacier, it has large crevasses.

From Fletschhorn go down to Fletschjoch 3694m. There begins the north ridge to the Lagginhorn. This north ridge is beautiful and has a breathtaking view. The difficulty is UIAA II-III. Over the north ridge climb to the Lagginhorn 4010m.

The descent goes beyond the normal route, the West ridge (WSW ridge). The West Ridge / flank is not difficult. Under the new assessment, it is a T5-T6. It has some places where something needs to be climbed I-II.



> Route: Weissmies hut - Grüebu Glacier - Fletschhorn - Fletschjoch - North Ridge - Lagginhorn - West Ridge - Weissmies hut - Saas Grund/Kreuzboden 2476m

> Difficulty: WS (PD)/II. Route No. 558.

> 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 Lagginhorn 4010m: Link to Lagginhorn tour

Written and climbed by: Cyrill

Lagginhorn 4010m - northridgeLagginhorn 4010m - north ridge


> Weissmies Hut 2726m - Link to the Weissmies hut


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simu - Sep 5, 2008 1:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Further readings

I've described the normal route to the summit of the Lagginhorn in detail on my webpage, including a plenty of photos:


Cyrill - Sep 5, 2008 3:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Further readings

looks good! Cheers Cyrill

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