Castor

Climbs 6 – Rocktype Gneiss – Altitude 4228m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
In the central part of the Pennine Alps, located between the Zermatt Breithorn and Liskamm. Usually done as part of a classic traverse with Pollux, its twin peak.

Access notes
Either from the Monte Rosa hut (badly crevassed glacier) or from the Quintino Sella hut on the Italian side. It is also possible to approach from the Klein Matterhorn station in a day, or from the Bivacco Rossi Volante en route.

Guidebooks
Valais Alps East

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Castor summitsummit
2South-East RidgeF **
3West-North-West FlankPD *
4North-West RidgePD **
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