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  Weisshorn, East Ridge
The Weisshorn deserves a fame and popularity equal to the Matterhorn, but we're just as glad if the shadow of its more famous neighbor keeps the crowds relatively small on this beautiful peak.
Towering to 4506 meters, 14,780 feet, the Weisshorn is a massive 3 ridged pyramid, rising above the Zermatt valley downstream and to the north of the town.
Its normal route via the East Ridge is physically and technically demanding, with long sections of 4th and easy 5th class, a tricky and exposed rock ridge requiring care and the occasional belay, and a summit snow or ice slope up to 45 degrees.
www.cosleyhouston.com /weisshorn.htm   (342 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Weisshorn Climbing Information
The Weisshorn is not as popular as the Matterhorn is, but is a higher peak towering to 4506 meters.
Weisshorn is one of the most beautiful peak of the Alps.
D, IV (sometimes), III, II, 6h from Schalijoch, Schali-Bivouac ca be reached from the Weisshorn hut or from Zinal and Arpietta hut, complex aproach on glacier.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/71   (799 words)

  
 Weisshorn
The Weisshorn has 3 knifesharp edges, all the faces are steep and long(approx.
But that is nice, because if you have experienced the crowds at the Matterhorn, you know that a mountain with few people and no guides who think the mountain is their's, is a very good thing.
The Weisshorn hut (2932m) is right at the foot of the mountain's east ridge.
hjem.get2net.dk /bio/weisshorn.htm   (431 words)

  
 The Alps - The Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The crown of the Weisshorn was imbedded in this magnificent light.
The echoes resounded from side to side, from the Schallenberg to the Weisshorn and back, until finally, after many a deep-sounding thud in the snow, the whole troop came to rest at the bottom of the mountain.
This stone avalanche was one of the most extraordinary things I had ever witnessed, and in connection with it I would draw the attention of future climbers of the Weisshorn to the danger which would infallibly beset any attempt to ascend it from this side, except by one of its arêtes.
www.oldandsold.com /articles27/alps-9.shtml   (4762 words)

  
 Ascent of Weisshorn in 1974
As I could not find a mountain guides' office in Randa, and as the Weisshorn seemed to be outside the range of the Zermatt guides, I had a bright idea, and found out what the phone number was to the Weisshorn hut.
Randa is at 1400 m altitude, the Weisshorn cabin at 2900 m, and the summit of the Weisshorn at 4505 m, so I would have to climb well over 3000 m within less than 24 hours.
On the summit of Weisshorn, August 6, 1974 with Matterhorn as a backdrop.
zenker.se /Mountaineering/weisshorn.htm   (1744 words)

  
 GEOPARC Bletterbach canyon geology park South Tyrol Alps
Starting from Aldein, it is possible to go rambling on the Weisshorn and Schwarzhorn peaks, without great difficulty or a lot of experience of the Alps.
Special tip: The Weisshorn is white sarl dolomite, the Schwarzhorn is reddish-green Bozen quartz porphyry.
From here the ascent of the Weisshorn starts on footpath H. There is a magnificent all-round view from the summit.
www.bletterbach.info /eng/empfehlung_gipfelwanderungen.asp   (802 words)

  
 ISM - Weisshorn climb - Alpine Guides
Many connoisseurs of alpine mountaineering consider the Weisshorn to be the greatest of all alpine peaks.
It will be of great benefit for anyone taking this course to be acclimatised before the start of the week (preferably having taken another ISM course so that we are happy with your capabilities and have had a chance to work on any weaker areas).
The traditional 'high season' for the Weisshorn is mid-July till the end of August.
www.alpin-ism.com /courses/SummerMountaineering/weisshornascent.cfm   (947 words)

  
 MountainArea.com - Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Like Matterhorn, Weisshorn is called to be the most beautiful mountain of the Alps.
The hut is situated in the SE of Weisshorn on the flanks of Hohlicht.
The hut is situated 300m in the SE of the Col de Tracuit.
www.mountainarea.com /weisshorn/main.html   (696 words)

  
 sciencelife:ETH Life - ETH Zurich's weekly web journal
A part of it on the north-east flank of the Weisshorn will soon break off, and the consequences are unforeseeable.
The Weisshorn in Mattertal taken from the Bishorn on 9th March.
This was hardly a threat at present because of the low levels of snow on the flank of the Weisshorn.
www.ethlife.ethz.ch /e/articles/sciencelife/gletscherstweissh.html   (924 words)

  
 Alpinisme -- Weisshorn: Arête S (Schaligrat) en traversée sur Randa, Samuel Vurpillot, 03 October 04.
Alpinisme -- Weisshorn: Arête S (Schaligrat) en traversée sur Randa, Samuel Vurpillot, 03 October 04.
Weisshorn: Arête S (Schaligrat) en traversée sur Randa, Samuel Vurpillot, 03 October 04.
See all the outings of "Weisshorn: Arête S (Schaligrat) en traversée sur Randa" route.
alpinisme.camptocamp.com /en/tpl1/outing3714.html   (869 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Weisshorn - Schali
Since the route from the Weisshorn hut to Schali bivouac is prone to stone and ice avalanches, we preferred the western route and spent the first night at the Arpitetta hut at 2786 m.
Driving over 200 km to reach Zinal (1675 m), we believed that this ascent is enough and we did not want to spend all our energy on the first day.
At about 4300 m, the ridge ends in a color that leads down to the Weisshorn glacier on the western, Arpitetta side.
www.bettercamper.com /show/route_link.pl/route_id/398/object_id/71   (452 words)

  
 Weisshorn Tents - Big Tent Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The mountain is a part of the Weisshorn massive,...
Describes Tyndalls first ascent of the Weisshorn with Bennen; his three attempts on the Matterhorn...
The challenging Weisshorn (AD) was out of scope because of too much ice and...
www.bigtentguide.com /weisshorn-tents.html   (698 words)

  
 Weisshorn, East Ridge - Climber.Org Trip Report
I'd been snowed off the Weisshorn a few weeks earlier, knew the first third of the route...
The Weisshorn Hut is a fairly small Swiss Alpine Club facility, built out of hewn rock and stout timbers.
The warden had gone to the valley for the winter, but there was wood, a nifty stove, water, and we'd brought our own food.
www.climber.org /TripReports/2000/1024.html   (1258 words)

  
 The Alps - The Weisshorn
On my arrival I learned that he had made the necessary reconnaissance, and entertained hopes of our being able to gain the top.
The sunlight lingered, while up the arch of the opposite heavens the moon, within one day of being full, seemed hastening to our aid.
Their motion was not one of translation merely, but they whizzed and vibrated in their flight as if urged by wings.
www.oldandsold.com /articles27n/alps-9.shtml   (4762 words)

  
 Weisshorn Photo Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The cloud covered valley on the right is the Mattertal with the starting point for the Weisshorn climb, the town or Randa, buried in the mist.
The Zinal Rothorn, another superb climb, is the very pointed peak just to the left and in front of the Weisshorn.
Even further left, near the edge of the frame and in front of the Rothorn is the Ober Gabelhorn.
www.cosleyhouston.com /photo-info/alps-climb/info_weisshorn.htm   (144 words)

  
 MountainArea.com - Photos: Weisshorn East-Ridge/Ostgrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
(the 19th of August was also the day of the first ascent of Weisshorn, 142 years ago...)
The upper part of the climbing route on the East-Ridge of Weisshorn
View from the summit of Weisshorn to the North-Ridge.
www.mountainarea.com /weisshorn/photos.html   (279 words)

  
 Skirando -- Weisshorn: Face NE, Romain Tavelli, 12 May 01.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Skirando -- Weisshorn: Face NE, Romain Tavelli, 12 May 01.
Weisshorn: Face NE, Romain Tavelli, 12 May 01.
See all the outings of "Weisshorn: Face NE" route.
www.skirando.ch /en/tpl1/outing3196.html   (255 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Weisshorn Summit Log
This was the third part of what my new friends, whom I got to know in my "basecamp" on the great camping ground in Randa-Attermenzen during my 4 weeks, which I stayed there, called my "Trilogy".
Besides me, only 2 other persons climbed Weisshorn on this day at all (also by the East-Ridge).
Start very early from Weisshorn Hut (2.932m), at about 2.30 h in the morning.
www.bettercamper.com /show/summit_log_query.pl/object_id/71/sort_by/submission_date   (631 words)

  
 Skirando -- Pointe E de Nava: De Tignousa, via Hôtel Weisshorn, Marc Genoux, 08 March 03.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pointe E de Nava: De Tignousa, via Hôtel Weisshorn, Marc Genoux, 08 March 03.
De la station intermédiaire, rejoindre soit l'Hôtel Weisshorn, soit depuis les Faches, remonter le Tsa du Touno jusqu'au col de Bella Vouarda (2621 m) de là, monter l'arête Ouest jusque sur le petit sommet.
See all the outings of "Pointe E de Nava: De Tignousa, via Hôtel Weisshorn" route.
skirando.camptocamp.com /en/tpl1/outing8582.html   (314 words)

  
 TrekEarth | Weisshorn Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Graphical view from this beautiful natured,wonderful peak at the mountain and a nice play with mountains as layers,very well contrasted and nicely composed,too,well done,simple but great.
Je trouve cette vue du Weisshorn très originale.
En tout cas les aretes du Weisshorn apparaissent ici bien decoupees, la nettete est tres bonne et laisse apparaitre aussi beaucoup de details sur la paroi.
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Europe/Switzerland/photo132803.htm   (707 words)

  
 Skirando -- Glacier du Weisshorn: Par Ar Pitetta
Skirando -- Glacier du Weisshorn: Par Ar Pitetta
See all the routes/outings of "Glacier du Weisshorn" summit.
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www.skirando.ch /en/tpl1/route5750.html   (332 words)

  
 Breakaway Adventures - The Haute Route - Swiss Valais Dossier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The tumbling iceblocks of the Moiry glacier present a stunning spectacle from the terrace of the Cabane Moiry (2825m).
Another equally impressive walk crosses the Col de Sorebois (2896m) to Zinal, with fine views of the Weisshorn and Zinal Rothorn.
We walk over the Meidpass (2,790m), enjoying marvellous views of the Schwarzhorn, Gletschhorn and the Weisshorn.
www.breakaway-adventures.com /dossiers/dossier.cfm?trip=227.0   (627 words)

  
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www.coloradomtnproperties.com /breckenridge/home-S343455.php?id=9222&zoom=1   (138 words)

  
 Weisshorn - View from the Furkapass - Switzerland on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Weisshorn - View from the Furkapass - Switzerland on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Weisshorn - View from the Furkapass - Switzerland
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www6.flickr.com /photos/doozzle/21157695   (65 words)

  
 Weisshorn
Date "Weisshorn" was first used in popular English literature: sometime before 1880.
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www.websters-online-dictionary.org /We/Weisshorn.html   (224 words)

  
 Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Weisshorn is one of the finest mountains of the Alps if not the world due in part to it being quite remote and located in a wild setting.
It is a very demanding peak even via the normal route (East Ridge).
The information listed in this web site does not hold its author or representatives liable for any damage or injuries sustained.
www.nosiesta.net /weisshorn.htm   (144 words)

  
 JG - The Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
I'm not in a position to trawl through alpine guidebooks right now so wonder if anyone can offer me some advice.
I'm looking for a route to do on the Weisshorn over the winter.
From memory the ridges would be great but I'd end up descending one of those anyway; what is there on the faces?
www.jagged-globe.co.uk /jg/forums/t.php?t=98707   (106 words)

  
 TrekEarth | Weisshorn Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
I like the sharp contrast of the rock against the Weisshorn.
It almost looks like you can touch the Weisshorn!
ah wow....the Weisshorn I actually climbed this mountain once in my younger days.
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Europe/photo36022.htm   (386 words)

  
 Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Home > Photo Gallery > Swiss Themes > Snow scenes > Weisshorn
Description : Picture of the Weisshorn in the swiss Alps, which is about 4600 meters high and a very beautiful mountain
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switzerland.isyours.com /e/photo-gallery/swiss-snow-scenes/weisshorn-allan.html   (134 words)

  
 The spires of Zinal Rothorn and Weisshorn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The impressive spires of the Zinal Rothorn (4221m) and Weisshorn (4505m)
Get all the very best angles on Zermatt and the Matterhorn in the new Walking Guide.
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www.ski-zermatt.com /mattnet/pics/batch/8/image8.htm   (37 words)

  
 Weisshorn Group
Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges click on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Weisshorn Group.
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www.peakbagger.com /range.aspx?rid=33204   (52 words)

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