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Ascent of Weissmies on 2011-07-14

Climber: Peter Stone

Date:Thursday, July 14, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Weissmies
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:4016 m / 13179 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Took the cable car from Hohsaas. Gloriously sunny on the ascent but clouded over very quickly so no views from the top. Summitted at 09:45. Descended to the Weissmies hut for the night in preparation for Lagginhorn the following day (from which we had amazing views of Weissmies and the surrounding peaks).
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Weissmies from Lagginhorn (2011-07-15). Photo by Peter Stone.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:816 m / 2680 ft
    Elevation Loss:1290 m / 4235 ft
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:816 m / 2680 ft
    Trailhead:Hohsaas  3200 m / 10499 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1290 m / 4235 ft
    Trailhead:Weissmies Hut  2726 m / 8944 ft



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