NW Ridge Via Ferrata VF1A
450m. Follows the NW ridge. Access from Saas Fee itself or the Maste 4 cable car station at pt.2572m.
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several discontinous sections of wire. can leave off kit until about 2800m (well above swiss flag), pleasant enough, 2 vertical sections where wire helpful, 2 hours from cable car (well marked path with blue and white paint)
GOS - Solo O/S - 16/Jul/15

IanHope - 05/Jul/15 with Bruce goodlad, KatyHope

Thought it was an AD (as listed in Valais Alps East) so took up a rack. Ended up climbing it like a sport route, clipping the stakes as 'bolts'. Very straightforward.
Mr Fuller - AltLd O/S - 14/Sep/14 with Liz Smith

We thought it was an AD ridge route. Disappointed abated quite a lot by the fact that it was still quite fun!
lizard-16-07 - 14/Sep/14 with Matt Fuller

Ewanski - 06/Sep/14

elliptic - Solo - 03/Sep/14

davkeo - Solo O/S - Aug/14

MartinN - Solo O/S - 28/Jul/14

I am sure it was a very nice AD but it is now a nice via ferrata and a quick way to the top if doing the traverse to Egginer.
Tim Sparrow - 22/Jul/14

VF but lots of it hidden under thick snow and some anchors undone, good fun but took away some of the excitement.
Stroppy - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/14 with Hugh Rose

Lots of snow, cable anchors undone in some spots
Rupey - 16/Jun/14

android_lloyd - Sep/13

Tom Packer - Sep/13 with Sean, Lloyd

Hidden - 17/Aug/13

Hidden - 16/Aug/13

cas smerdon - Solo - 01/Aug/13 with Jenny

Hidden - 30/Jul/13

Hidden - 09/Sep/12

DrJon - 08/Sep/12 with Mandy, John, Pete

acording to the alpine club this is an AD, bit of a shock meeting a family of 4 at the foot of the climbing putting via ferrata kit on! still good fun
r_o_b_h2 - Solo - 08/Sep/12 with Matt Harris

HendrikTBB - 08/Sep/12 with Mandy, Pete, DrJon

GC - 29/Aug/12

annak - 28/Aug/12

keithlambley - 11/Aug/12 with Pete H, Jeff H

cas smerdon - Solo - 03/Aug/12

Hidden - Aug/12

John HW - 27/Jul/12 with Cath

Via ferrata to summit
d80f0u - Solo - 23/Aug/11 with Jo

Hidden - 10/Jul/11

Hidden - 05/Jul/11

bonoid - Jun/11 with Duncan McLaughlin

via ferrata, on own.
MontyH - 19/Sep/10

samrad - Aug/10 with jill & noodles

Irk the Purist - 05/Sep/09

Hidden - 14/Aug/09

Alpandy - Aug/09 with Dave

ross duffield - 29/Jul/09 with row

Traverse of East Flank (W2) and South West Ridge up to Pt 3189 (AD) > 04/07/09 Plattjen (2570m) Summit (3143m) (09:00-11:00) > Summit (3143m) Pt 3189 (3189m) (11:45-18:00) > Pt 3189 (3189m) Saas Fee (1772m) (18:10 00:15) > Climbing Partners: Misha Warshaw and Ersun Kurtulus
Mr G - 04/Jul/09 with Ersun Kurtulus

Simnel - 2009

Hidden - Jul/08

Hidden - Lead - Jul/08

very enjoyable via ferratta with one steep nose to traverse. direct tosummit. descned to valais via walking path.
andy hunter - Jul/07 with andy and graeme w

Hidden - 20/Jul/05

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