Ascent of Unterrothorn on 1966-07-12

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, July 12, 1966
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:10184 ft / 3104 m

Ascent Trip Report

Zermatt-Sesselbahn to Sunnegga-Stellisee (2537m)-Oberrothorn-Unterrothorn-Stellisee-Sesselbahn return to Zermatt. Saw no one between the Stellisee and the top of the Oberrothorn, but on top of the Unterrothorn more than a dozen hikers were sunbathing by the cable car terminus under construction.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5925 ft / 1805 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5925 ft / 1804 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Great visibility
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5925 ft / 1805 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4908 ft / 1496 m; Extra: 1017 ft / 309m
    Loss on way in:1017 ft / 309 m
    Route:Sunnegga, Stellisee
    Start Trailhead:Zermatt  5276 ft / 1608 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4908 ft / 1495 m
    Route:Sunnegga, Stellisee
    End Trailhead:Zermatt  5276 ft / 1608 m

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