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The N Face of Lyskamm from Monte Rosa.
© jon, Sep 2006
Camera used: Minolta DiMAGE Xt
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Great. Lyskamm is one beautiful mountain
JamesRoddie - 14/Mar/09
Nice picture of the face. The Welzenbach goes almost direct to the left-hand (higher) summit.
I would love to do the traverse, I hear it is a great day out and a classic line.
Simon4 - 27/Jun/11
How does the Welzenbach differ from the Normand Neruda, Simon?
jon - 28/Jun/11
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How does the Welzenbach differ from the Norman-Neruda?
As far as I can see it goes right next to it, but doesn't touch the mid-face rock-ribs at all, after all, why would you in decent ice-conditions (which I had), with modern gear? I imagine that Norman and Neruda went onto the rock to avoid step-cutting more than was essential, they were probably very used to loose rock.
The only rock for me was a tiny step at the very top of the face.
Simon4 - 29/Sep/11