Piz Palü Climber's Log

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jdegroot - Sep 12, 2023 2:53 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2021

Normal from Diavolezza

One mad snow bridge halfway the glacier. 0.5m thick and 0.5 wide

Flachlandtiroler - Jul 1, 2019 11:28 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2019

Traverse  Sucess!

From Marco-e-Rosa to Diavolezza after doing Biancograt the day before.
Good conditions, Spinas was dry, the slope to the eastern summit only in the lower part (with 30 degree angle) was icy.

markus - Jan 12, 2017 9:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2000

Normal Route  Sucess!



Lodewijk - Aug 21, 2016 3:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2016

Traverse from West to East  Sucess!

After Climbing the Hintergrat on Ortler we raced (on the same day) to Switzerland, to catch the last cablecar up to the Diavolezza Hut. Our initial plan was to climb Bernina as a day tour from Diavolezza, but the plans soon changed into traversing Piz Palu and so we did. We did the traverse route from West to East. Fantastic tour with great weather!
My thoughts were and are with SP-member Cyrill Ruegger wo tragically died on this mountain..Rest in peace Cyrill!
I will come back for Bernina someday: probably Biancograt.

Silvia Mazzani

Silvia Mazzani - Dec 13, 2012 7:08 pm Date Climbed: Sep 14, 1982

East-West Piz Palù traverse   Sucess!

Great climbing day. Descent to Marco e Rosa Hut to climb Piz Bernina the day after.


icypeak - Oct 20, 2012 4:51 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2012

Normal Route  Sucess!

Spent the night at the luxurious Diavolezza Hut and then had the most perfect day for our climb. The crevasses were huge at this time of year and amazingly beautiful. Does not get any better than this!


albertofanga - Sep 11, 2011 4:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2011

Piz Palù Traverse

Traverse of the 3 Piz Palù starting from and back to Diavolezza. Beatiful ridge and climbing down the Fortezza's rocks.


il.rocciatore - Aug 20, 2011 10:32 am

Route Climbed: Traverse Date Climbed: august 2011  Sucess!

Traversed over Piz Palü on our way from the Marco e Rosa Hut to Diavolezza after climbing the Biancograt the day before. Superb snow conditions on the entire summit ridge, nice mixed climbing on West Ridge.


archiloco - Jul 4, 2011 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 1989

Normal Route

From Ref Marinelli Bombardieri


mpa - Apr 27, 2011 6:53 am Date Climbed: May 9, 2010

from Diavolezza hut  Sucess!

a perfect day with only a few people on top


frotveit - Mar 2, 2011 10:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2009

Traverse from north  Sucess!

With Siv
Started at Marco Rosa hut


rgg - Jan 10, 2011 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2009

Traverse  Sucess!

We started from Rifugio Marco e Rosa and traversed from W to E, then headed down to the Diavolezza Haus.

Imagine our surprise when, on the actual ridge, we met a guy that had a dog with him, on a rope! It's not so much the dog that we worried about, but what if the dog would suddenly pull on the rope? His boss could easily loose his footing and you definitely do not want to fall on that ridge!


bledl - Sep 1, 2009 6:57 pm

a classic!

Climbed Palü the first time at age 11 with my Dad. Like the traverse most.

Peter K

Peter K - Aug 18, 2009 11:04 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2009

Routes Climbed: Traverse & Kuffner Pillar  Sucess!

The three pillars make it look like an impressive stronghold.
#1: We made the Palü traverse coming from the Piz Bernina Biancograt with a rest on the Marco e Rosa Hut.
#2: Came back three days later on Swiss National Day (August 1st 2009) to climb the Kuffner Pillar. Took us a long but rewarding day, that will definitely remind in our memories.
#3: This time instructing a DAV youth leader training.


andrea.it - Mar 17, 2009 11:00 am Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2009

Traverse  Sucess!

Ski route from Diavolezza. And traverse to the main summit with crampons and axe.


RoyD - Mar 11, 2009 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

Traverse West-East  Sucess!

West-east traverse from the boval hütte.


mulidivarese - Feb 23, 2009 2:18 am Date Climbed: Feb 22, 2009

winter time

From Diavolezza with Ski.
fog, windy and not very safe condiction for the snow, stopped just below the East summit

V, giacomo and Matteo


bergnasenbaer - Sep 20, 2008 12:26 pm

nice day  Sucess!

traversing from diavolezza to bellavista


skileraar - Sep 7, 2008 7:57 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2005

Traverse from East to West  Sucess!

We were the only one summiting the Palu from Diavolezza.


PeterCorneliusSpaeth - Aug 7, 2008 7:23 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2008

Traverse west - east  Sucess!

A bit tired from the Bianco ridge done the day before, we traversed Palü to get from marco e Rosa hut to Diavolezza. Nice views down the famous north pillars of Palü.

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