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Ascent of Monte Rosa on 2014-04-06

Climber: Klaus Kuk

Date:Sunday, April 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Train
Peak:Monte Rosa
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:4633 m / 15203 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Two day ski tour with very arduous but eventually rewarding summit day: Ascend from Zermatt via train to Monte Rosa hut for overnight stay about 3 hours. Summit day: about 1750m (!) in altitude difference, most of which on skis, the final 100m ice/rock climbing with crampons and ice axe. Great view from the summit to the sourounding peaks of the Alps!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Rock Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear



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