Variation on the normal route, taking the ridge all the way to avoid the glacier. Plenty of loose rock so take care.

tingle 15/Aug Solo

Bivi Near the boulder field. Used route in ascent only. More enjoyable than the normal route. Went un-roped.

davelozman 09/Sep/16 -

Chossy as hell but enjoyed the summit.

Hidden 06/Sep/16 AltLd
Hidden 10/Jul/15 Lead
Hidden 10/Jul/14 -
Tom Packer ?/Sep/13 -
with Sean, Lloyd
android_lloyd ?/Sep/13 -

loose rock everywhere but really enjoyed the top 200m where there was a healthy covering of snow. normal route down

michaelmurray 21/Aug/12 -

Descended after an ascent of the WSW ridge via the normal route.

with Matt Myerscough, Ray Birch, James
mattrm 22/Jul/12 AltLd

All the way up the ridge from the weissmeis hut. Last 300m was knackering due to poor acclimatisation. 5 hours up and 5 down due to tiredness.

with Steve Kedward
SteveK 22/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with mattrm
chinoxa 10/Aug/11 -
Jenn_Stretton ?/Aug/09 -
milkyjoe 03/Aug/08 Solo

Ascended via start of normal route, then crossing dry glacier just above the toe and scrambling up scree to join w ridge at about 3100m. Descended the full W ridge, which would be a quicker ascent route (a 6ft cairn marks the point where this route splits from the fletschhorn path) left hut 4.30am, summit 9.00am, back at hut by 12.30 with several stops

MikeLell ?/Jul/07 Solo

started from Hosaas. Lots of well consolidated snow at top of route, took crampons but left axe in hut and used frozen axe-shaft holes as finger holds. Returned down half of the ridge then some fun snow slopes and acroos the glacier

with random Austrian guy
Diggler ?/Jul/06 -
Zoomer ?/Jul/06 Lead

Did a full traverse of the Laggin Horn. Awkward absiel on the main ridge. Log jams behind groups, took 20hrs. Tiring.

with 'Flash' Gordon
The Ivanator ?/Jul/06 Solo O/S
with Sean
Perryman ?/Jul/06 -
DavPk 19/Jul/05 -

Climbed and descended complete West Ridge. Set off late due to poor weather early on. Snow and ice on ridge. Cold and windy but clear.

with Catherine Pearks
Feeling bold 08/Jul/05 -
with Mike (UK), Jamie, John Bracey
Si dH ?/Jul/05 Solo O/S
with Nick and Graham
Jon Wickham 04/Jul/04 Solo
auld al ?/Jul/02 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/01 -
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