Lyskamm Traverse

One of the most gorgeous mountains I've ever climbed. Two fantastic summits, joined by an endless knife-sharp ridge...a truly awesome climb (from what I could see of it when I could take my eyes off my feet!)


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Deltaoperator17 - Jul 11, 2009 10:33 pm - Voted 10/10

Great Trip

Nice trip Sis! Unbelievable!


icypeak - Jul 12, 2009 4:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great Trip

Thanks so much bro! Already can't wait to go back!


lcarreau - Jul 12, 2009 3:56 pm - Voted 10/10

Breathtaking ...

I would have my eyes on my feet, too!


icypeak - Jul 12, 2009 4:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Breathtaking ...

Yeah, there was not too much opportunity to enjoy the views...but I think it was better that way..not looking down and all!

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Tomek Lodowy - Jul 12, 2009 5:32 pm - Voted 10/10


gorgeous shot



icypeak - Jul 13, 2009 7:57 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: superb

Thank you so much! Just got back and miss being there already :-(


ArankaP - Jul 21, 2009 11:50 pm - Voted 10/10

And the weather!

Great shot! I'm so happy for you. You had to have a blast!


icypeak - Jul 22, 2009 6:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: And the weather!

You bet...I had a huge blast! It all came together perfectly that day...including the weather, for once.


Luciano136 - Oct 2, 2009 7:27 pm - Voted 10/10


I bet it's easy to fall there with views like that!


icypeak - Oct 3, 2009 2:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Whoa!

Yup, it's easy to fall there period! But what a rush that climb was!


Luciano136 - Oct 4, 2009 4:40 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Whoa!

I bet! No real way to protect it either huh? It's no mistake, period :-) ! Looks like quite a thrill!!


mills - Dec 10, 2009 7:56 pm - Voted 10/10


Great gallery icypeak, I love the Alps so many peaks to climb, not done the Lyskam yet but, one day.
Hoping to do the Walker Spur next Summer on the Jorases !!!


icypeak - Dec 12, 2009 4:40 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

I love the Alps too, you're are closer! Jorasses is also on my list, think it would be a super climb..can't wait to go back!


BLong - Jan 21, 2010 1:33 am - Voted 10/10


Great photo. Thanks for sharing. You have an excellent photo gallery. I've really enjoyed looking through your images.


icypeak - Jan 21, 2010 7:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: classic

Thanks so much! Yes, this still stands as my most favorite climb of all time. Your pics of Pequeño Alpamayo are absolutely fantastic, that climb must have been just super!


dmiki - May 3, 2010 2:34 am - Voted 10/10

those tracks

leading off the cornices don't seem too promising...

Thanks for sharing your excellent collection of pictures with us! Did you succeed at Imja Tse?


icypeak - May 3, 2010 6:53 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: those tracks

Nope, you are right those tracks were not too promising but a real yipeeee of a climb! As for Imja Tse, close but no cigar. Got to just under 6,000 m but, what I later learned was bronchitis, turned me back...but I huffed and puffed as far as I possibly could! No matter, can't win them all...a beautiful mountain and excellent trip regardless!


schmid_th - Dec 16, 2011 9:11 am - Voted 10/10


Really a walk on the knight´s edge! Phantastic photo!!!
Cheers Thomas


icypeak - Dec 18, 2011 4:46 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Unbelieveable!!!

Hi Thomas! It was the most fun I ever had on a "walk'!

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