Lyskamm Climber's Log

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boriskrielen - Feb 5, 2018 5:23 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2005

Complete W-E traverse  Sucess!

Climbed the W-E traverse from Sella hut to Gnifetti hut with my climbing partner Frank.


AlbertoRampini - May 26, 2016 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 1984

East Lyskamm N face  Sucess!

Route Welzembach


alpinbeta - Sep 18, 2014 8:44 am Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2013

Eastern Lyskamm  Sucess!

Beautiful airy snow ridge!


Donno - Sep 6, 2014 9:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2014

Cresta Sella  Sucess!

Climbed steep snow/neve/ice up El Nasso then climbed the Cresta Sella. Passed an Italian guide with an older client who was shaking from fatigue. Descended the east ridge to the Marguerita Hut. Saw a chopper swoop in and rescue the Italians off the ridge.


Valtho - Sep 3, 2014 5:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2014

Traverse  Sucess!

Did the East-West traverse of Lyskamm from Gnifetti hut to Ayas hut. What a beautifull mountain! The route was in a very good condition with a lot of snow and good tracks. Weather was nice, in the beginning some clouds and a very strong wind but when we reached the East summit the sky was clear.

gi0na - May 20, 2014 7:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2013

Lyskamms ridge  Sucess!

Climbed the two lyskamms traversing the ridge from E to W


Eelconl - Mar 21, 2013 8:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2008

Autumn 2008  Sucess!

All 4000 Meter mountains in Monte Rosa Area in 3 days. Lyskamm trough the north face!!


marc123 - Aug 21, 2012 8:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2005

Traverse W to E  Sucess!

Beautiful traverse from the west to the east descending to Zermatt


IvanBraunDK - Jan 15, 2012 5:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2011

Traverse from Castor  Sucess!

Climbed it from the Ayas hut on a windy but clear day - after summit did we traverse to Lisskamm West

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Silvia Mazzani - Jan 9, 2012 4:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2005

Western Lyskamm   Sucess!

Western Lyskamm Ridge from Rifugio Quintino Sella. A superb route.


WouterB - Aug 24, 2011 8:21 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2011

Liskamm West  Sucess!

Climbed with two visiting friends from Belgium. Interesting ridge leading up to the West peak. Short easy climb in good weather. Descent via the Zwillinggletscher.


Branko - Aug 17, 2011 8:47 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2011

East Ridge to EAST LYSKAMM  Sucess!

From Rif. Gnifetti we started around 06.20 hrs. The weather and snow conditions were perfect! We reached the summit at around 11.30 hrs where we enjoyed the panorama views on all sides! We descended same way down, but a lot quicker. Great route & great mountain!


JanVanGenk - Aug 13, 2010 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

Lyskamm West  Sucess!

Solo ascent after traversing Castor from Rossi and Volante bivouac hut. The slope was icy and covered by fresh snow higher up. Getting to the summit ridge was a bit tricky. Great climb in solitude!


TodoVertical - Nov 30, 2009 7:18 pm

East Ridge to EAST LYSKAMM - Guiding  Sucess!

On the way up.
More Pictures of the Lyskamm ascent


schulzj - Oct 18, 2009 1:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2005

Traverse  Sucess!

Probably the best day I've ever had in the Alps. Perfect weather on a fantastic needle-sharp ridge between the 2 summits. From the east summit we looked down to the Monte Rosa sattelite peaks all of which we climbed that same day.


SarahThompson - Sep 7, 2009 11:20 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2009

Lyskamm Traverse  Sucess!

Began at the Klein Matterhorn station and went up and over Castor. Continued to Lyskamm West and traversed to Lyskamm East. The 5km long knife edge snow ridge was wild and beautiful and required much concentration. Rapped over a serac to reach the Grenz Glacier and hiked out to the Gornergrat. Exhausting but incredible!


icypeak - Jul 12, 2009 6:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2009

Lyskamm Traverse  Sucess!

Started out from Rifugio Quintino Sella and after reaching the first fantastic summit, continued on the narrow (and never ending!)ridge to the second summit and then down to Rifugio Gnifetti. The whole route was very exposed, at times, just wide enough for one foot..not much time to look around at what I assume must have been just gorgeous scenery! An absolutely amazing climb, loved every second of it!!


JanStrzelecki1990 - Apr 27, 2009 5:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2005

Normal Route  Sucess!

Me and my dad started early from Gnifetti, went to Lysjoch, and ascended Lyskamm. After that, we went back down the same way, and went to Margherita.


oconnellr - Nov 2, 2008 10:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2008

Route: west Lyskamm from SW  Sucess!

Fantastic day out with great weather and good fun mountaineering. Would have loved to do the traverse had we been more flexible in our plans. The north face routes look truly sick! Much respect for anyone completing any of these massive undertakings.


bc44caesar - Jul 9, 2008 5:07 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Traverse E-W  Sucess!

Started from Gnifetti Hut and reached the start of the ridge after an hour or two. Climbed over the Bergschrund on the left and went up the face on steep snow until the ridge. From there the fantastic and narrow ridge seemed to never end! Only one spot of rock to overcome on the traverse, then an easy descent from the West summit. One of the best routes I've done!!

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