Zumsteinspitze Climber's Log

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boriskrielen

boriskrielen - Feb 5, 2018 4:52 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2017

Normal route, solo from the valley  Sucess!

Climbed it solo in 1 day up & down from Staffal in the valley (1825m) #nonstopsolo

jck

jck - Sep 12, 2016 6:32 am Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2016

The first of the day  Sucess!

This was the first peak of a nice five-summit-day trip on Monte Rosa. Ascent a bit tricky due to strong wind and a small crevasse that has to be tackled on the summit ridge.

Lodewijk

Lodewijk - Jan 2, 2016 11:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2015

Highest  Sucess!

Speeded up Zumsteinspitze from the col that connects the mountain to Signalkuppe. The highest point I've been on so far. I really liked the views towards Dufourspitze, Nordend and down towards Macugnagna. Crazy Idea that we looked up from there gazing at the highest rock face in the Alps just days ago and 3000 vertical meters lower. Climbed together with Roeland.

Frank

Frank - Dec 1, 2015 8:41 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2015

Spaghetti tour  Sucess!

A summit on a day we did part of the Spaghetti tour.

JanVanGenk

JanVanGenk - Nov 3, 2014 6:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2014

Normal route from the Gnifetti Pass  Sucess!

Climbed as the first summit during the solo traverse of the 6 Monte Rosa peaks (Zumsteinspitze, Signalkuppe, Parrotspitze, Ludwigshöhe, Schwarzhorn, and Vincent Pyramid) in one day from the Mantova hut. Strong winds at the summit.

Donno

Donno - Sep 6, 2014 9:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

From Margherita Hut  Sucess!

Bagged summit on descent form Margherita hut, down Grenz glacier to Monte Rosa Hut, Gornergrat and the Bahnhofstrasse in Zermatt.

jeff74 - Jul 22, 2014 11:08 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2013

Great ascent  Sucess!

We started from Rifugio Cita Di Mantova (a very nice and friendly refuge) and climbed in perfect conditions ! It was nearly too hot on that day !

I climbed with my friend Netto and it was an amazing experience, and was very proud to stand on the top of this mountain !

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Sep 7, 2013 6:13 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2013

Via Grenzgletcher  Sucess!

From the Monte Rosa Hut, ascended the heavily crevassed Grenzgletcher and bagged Ludwigshöhe, Parrotspitze, Zumsteinspitze and Signalkuppe and then stayed overnight at the Margherita Hut. Returned to Zermatt the next day via the Grenzgletcher.

andrea.it

andrea.it - Aug 25, 2013 10:22 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2013

Dufour missed  Sucess!

Dufourspitze missed for some reasons...
Climbed the Zumstein from the third time.
Hope the last.

markthejock

markthejock - Aug 14, 2013 11:21 am Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2013

Early morning summit  Sucess!

Nice views of Dufourspitze but that's for another day...

markhallam

markhallam - Jul 14, 2013 1:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2013

Repeat visit  Sucess!

Traversed twice en route to Dufour and back with rgg and Alasdair. Had done same in 1982, all of 31 years ago - don't remember it being so exposed and certainly not the tricky little rock move just below top on the Dufour side.

rgg

rgg - Jul 8, 2013 4:23 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2013

Beautiful day  Sucess!

Alistair, Mark and I traversed it twice, first on our way from Capanna Margherita to the Dufourspitze and then on the return.

darien17

darien17 - Feb 4, 2013 10:37 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2012

From Gnifetti  Sucess!

Route from Gniftti great sunny day,after sleeping in Margharita hut summited Zumsteinspitze then decended to Gnifetti,nice snow climb a few cracks in snow

Silvia Mazzani

Silvia Mazzani - Sep 7, 2012 11:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2005

Standard Route  Sucess!

From Mantova Hut.

cabouckaert1

cabouckaert1 - Oct 15, 2011 11:13 am

Climbed  Sucess!

Short descent and climb from the Margherita hut. So close to the Dufourspitze (final goal) but ridge was too technical for us, so descended down to Monte Rosa hut and were unable to attempt Dufour due to bad weather next day. Beautiful mountain though!

Batistuta

Batistuta - Sep 19, 2011 2:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

Route climbed: Normal route from Rif.Gnifetti  Sucess!

I climbed the Zumsteinspitze from Rif.Gnifetti in 3,5 hours, the weather was ok until 11 am, and then withhold clouds. We also climbed Signalkuppe the same day.

mooliczek

mooliczek - Aug 30, 2011 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2011

Really nice view!  Sucess!

Climbed up right from Col Gnifetti.
Nothing much challenging, but the view from the top makes it worth your every step. Great panorama.

A part of our trip around Monte Rosa's plateau.
Climbed in perfect weather with Igi.

Valtho

Valtho - Aug 26, 2011 4:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011

From the Magheritahut  Sucess!

Early in the morning with a beautifull sunrise....

markhallam

markhallam - Dec 29, 2010 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 11, 1982

Traversed from Signalkuppe  Sucess!

Nipped across from the Signalkuppe but missed out on reaching Dufourspitz (this time) due to inclement weather.

icypeak

icypeak - Sep 25, 2010 6:05 pm Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2010

Normal Route  Sucess!

I really liked the summit and the view was super...mountains in every direction as far as you can see!

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