The Lyskamm is one of the big four thousand meter peaks in the Monte Rosa area. The 2 km long traverse is one of the most famous snow ridge of the Alps. Connecting the two peaks of Lyskamm with an exposed ridge this route require good phisical shape and previous experience in mountaineering.
Strecke 11,9 km
Höchster Punkt4.527 hm
Tiefster Punkt3.275 hm
One of the most famous ridge of the Alps. This fantastic ride connect the two summits of Lyskamm along an incredible snow ridge suspended over the space of the north face.
Liskamm Est, 4.527 m
Punta Indren, 3.275 m
16 agosto 1864 Leslie Stephen, Edward N. Buxton, Jakob Anderegg e Franz Biner.
This itinerary goes along very exposed snowridges; there are not technical difficulty but due to the particular situation this traverse is destinate to experienced mountaineers
Starting point the Rifugio Quintino Sella (3585 mt) Easy glacier until the south face of the Felik, climb about 100 mt of steep face and arrive on the top of the Felik (4089 mt). Follow the glacier on the right side to the direction of the Liskamm West, some narrow passages on the ridge and the last steep part to arrive on the summital ridge then summit of West Liskamm (4479 mt.) Start the ridge with some rock passages until the sattel between the summits, last steep part to arrive on the top of the East Liskamm (4527 mt.). The first part to the ridge to go down is steep, then narrow passages until the base of the ridge. Follow the Lys glacier towards the refuges.
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