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[The view from the top of the Weissmies in Valais (4,017 m), 2 kb]4023m. No description has been contributed for this climb.

Photo: The view from the top of the Weissmies in Valais (4,017 m) © Sam Husband
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This climb is in 135 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

8.30am start, 12.30pm finish. The route was much more worrying than my previous ascent in 2008. The seracs looked far more unstable, more crevasses, avalanche debris, could be an accident waiting to happen.
caradoc - 22/Aug/14 with nick yapp

2 hours up, 1 hour down
jdgaventa - 21/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 14/Aug/14

With ISM
batterj2 - 08/Aug/14

In descent.
Binder - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/14 with Toby

Descent
alastairbegley - 06/Aug/14 with Richard Nicholson

Slick - 06/Aug/14 with Alastair Begley

Hidden - 04/Aug/14

clams - Aug/14 with Catherine

d80f0u - 25/Jul/14 with Dave

Peter Kirkwood - Jul/14 with Alex Pericleous, Rebecca Howard

In descent
halroberts87 - 21/Jun/14 with Helen Burgess

Helen.Burgess - 21/Jun/14 with Hal Roberts

DrJon - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/13 with Mandy

In Descent
Jamiet297 - 05/Sep/13 with Sarah Welsh

In descent
Sarah Welsh - 05/Sep/13 with Jamie Trump

Descent.
Becky E - 03/Sep/13 with Graeme Ettle, Mum, Peter Ellis

mikespooner - AltLd - 03/Sep/13 with Sam Husband, Roger Kirke, Robin Uren

Sam Husband - AltLd O/S - Sep/13 with Moley, Woger

Roger Kirke - Sep/13 with Sam Husband

Hidden - Sep/13

In descent for traverse
Jon Ellis - 20/Aug/13 with Chris Ellis Jr, Chris Ellis, James Ellis, David Ellis

Descent
Vanessa Simmons - 16/Aug/13 with Ewen and Brian

Hidden - 15/Aug/13

Hidden - 13/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Aug/13

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Katharine

Descent.
Hoyes - AltLd rpt - 01/Aug/13 with Rachel B

Batt - AltLd - 01/Aug/13 with James Hoyes

Summit traverse, SSE Ridge ascent, normal route descent
uncontrollable - AltLd O/S - Aug/13 with Mel, Max

Ed carrigan - Aug/13

carl_123 - 16/Jul/13

carl_123 - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/13

Avinash1 - 2nd O/S - 01/Jul/13 with ales cesen

Timothy Miller - Solo O/S - Jul/13

With ISM in decent in deteriorating snow
Cheese Monkey - 21/Jun/13

Simon Bostock - 14/Sep/12 with Christopher Lyness, Anthony Smith, John Beardsmore

r_o_b_h2 - Lead O/S - 11/Sep/12 with Matt Harris

In Descent after a traverse of the mountain
Gav Parker - 10/Sep/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/12

Stonking head cold but still enjoyed interesting route.
DrJon - 07/Sep/12 with Mandy, John, Pete

lloyd - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/12

Took the 'monster trotti' back down to the valley rather than the cable car. Awesomely good fun :).
HendrikTBB - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/12 with Mandy, Pete, DrJon

Anna_wells - 28/Aug/12 with TIM

Tim_Gomersall - 28/Aug/12 with ANNA

annak - 23/Aug/12

Alpandy - 12/Aug/12

The Mountain Goat - Solo - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 09/Aug/12

Hidden - 09/Aug/12

Kid Spatula - Aug/12

Adamski1986 - Lead - Aug/12 with Stewart Webb, Kerry Gutteridge

Tim Rodgers - Lead - 30/Jul/12 with David Anderson

Not a route I would like to repeat. Massive objective danger. Still a nice plod and good views from the summit. Took 4 hours 15 minutes. Slightly over guidebook time. 2 hours descent.
mattrm - AltLd - 24/Jul/12 with Steve Kedward

maherp - 24/Jul/12 with Martin Newman, Andy Dennis

MartinN - 24/Jul/12 with maherp

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 24/Jul/12

John HW - Lead - 23/Jul/12 with 2 x Students

alastairbegley - Lead - 29/Jun/12

aerobiee - 2012

ashtond6 - Sep/11

In descent.
olekemi - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/11 with John C, Andrew T, Jamie L

kelliroberts3 - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Peter Rigby

Pete Rigby - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Kelli Roberts

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/11

in descent
robgixer - Aug/11

With Tim
AdamCB - Aug/11

Mr. K - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/11 with James Rowe

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Jul/11

Bisteris - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - 19/Jul/11

Hidden - 15/Jul/11

TimPerkin - AltLd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Chris Griffiths, Colin Beechey

baldie_chick - Jul/11 with Patrick Hogan

bonoid - Jun/11 with Duncan McLaughlin

From Hohsaas, on skis to about 3900m, then an easy snow plod.
Hoyes - Solo O/S - 24/Apr/11 with Euan B, Chris A

Hidden - 2011

notatki na temat wspinaczki, lub pozostaw puste
Gerlach - 14/Sep/10

Guided by Kevin O'neil
MontyH - 14/Sep/10 with Paul Milton

Hidden - Lead - 04/Sep/10

Neil Was a bit ill puking up on the glacier every 10 mins, we decided to go down.
andymoin - AltLd dnf - 01/Sep/10 with Neil Mackenzie

Neil Mackenzie - AltLd - 01/Sep/10 with Andy

Gumery - AltLd O/S - Sep/10 with alex reid

Dave Toseland - Solo - 21/Aug/10 with Jim

good route. move through some cool glacier terrain.
samrad - Aug/10 with abe

chrissloan84 - Aug/10 with paul

After snow in the night the north ridge was out of condition, so we yomped up and down this in under 4 hours.
The Ivanator - 27/Jul/10 with Stewart

glaramara - Lead - 27/Jul/10 with simon opit, tamzin

Hidden - 23/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/10

twem - 05/Jul/10 with Andy Harbach

jandyd05 - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/09 with Neil Johnson, Julie Anglesea

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Jul/09

Hidden - 2nd - 14/Jul/09

This was our final route of the week, well acclimatised, made good progress, we even left an army team behind! good weather, but bitterly cold wind on the summit
Fiskavaig - AltLd - Jul/09 with Steve Bridg, Paul R

AMP.
Will Gordon - 2nd O/S - Jul/09

Slick - Jul/09

andrewb - 2009 with SteveE

Simnel - 2009 with Pete Middleton

Michael Blakemore - 2nd - 2009

Felt much stronger than on the Lagginhorn. Great route - quite easy from Hohsas to summit. Fantastic narrow snow ridge from summit to start of rock scrambing descent. Really enjoyed it - my kind of route! Once again, good weather, not much wind. Great views.
mountainbagger - 2nd - 14/Aug/08 with Mrs Mountainbagger, Rob, Walter

Absolute doddle of a snow plod, how can it have the same grade as Dufourspitze? Comedy grade. Tres Facile. Not much to it - fair acclimatisation though.
jimorothy - AltLd - Aug/08 with Rachel Crolla

Favourite Alpine route so far!
ceri's - Aug/08 with Keith

Dave Latimer - AltLd - Jul/08

riven - 05/Sep/07 with Andy

Chris Plewa - Sep/07

Hidden - 21/Aug/07

Hidden - 21/Aug/07

In descent
furry - 27/Jul/07 with Caz

davetigger - AltLd - 25/Jul/07 with Rich Gibson

Stuart Macfarlane - 07/Jul/07 with Andy W

route went through recent avalanche doposits on trift glacier. Had a TV sized boulder land 20 m from me close to end of descent
MikeLell - Solo - Jul/07

barrington1978 - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/06

Hidden - Sep/06

First 4000m peak.
HIGHTOWER - 2nd - 08/Aug/06 with Jocky

ross duffield - Aug/06 with row

Ed Saint - 18/Jul/06 with Dan, Spade and Jim

Spade - 18/Jul/06 with Ed Cooper

Diggler - Jul/06

Great climb with Sash. Good times. Did course with ISM
nugski - 23/Jun/06 with sash

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/06

Hidden - Aug/05

On ISM course; went from Almageller Hut to Hohsaas.
pnorth - Aug/05

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/05

cliffy - 2005 with Alan Turner

Hidden - 28/Jul/04

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/03

Hidden - 06/Jul/03

Cake - Jul/03 with Matt

Sankey - 2003 with Andy E + Andy B

Pete Pozman - 2nd O/S - 19/Aug/02 with Rob Stone, John Byrne, Pete Crosby

jsw1 - 29/Jul/00 with Claire Smith, Bernard Smith, Josie Smith, Geoff Carter

Hidden - 17/Jul/00

joe king - Jul/98 with steve H, paul G

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
ijsbeer, CM1992, Hidden

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Style of ascent

Soloed5 of 135 (3.7%)
Lead11 of 135 (8.1%)
Followed10 of 135 (7.4%)
Alt Leads30 of 135 (22.2%)
Unknown79 of 135 (58.5%)

'Climbed'108 of 135 (80.0%)
clean O/S25 of 135 (18.5%)
clean rpt1 of 135 (0.7%)
dnf1 of 135 (0.7%)