Ascent of Monte Rosa on 2014-04-06
|Date:||Sunday, April 6, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Train|
| Elevation:||4633 m / 15203 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportTwo 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!
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| 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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