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Liskamm NorthFace

Date: August 2002
Partner: John Scoles and Irma Weber
Conditions: Optimal: ~10cm of compact snow cover (It had snowed
the week before)
Time: 3 h Hut-2-Base  (Monte-Rosa Hut)
5 h Base-2-Peak
4 h Peak-2-Hut
  • There are 2 alternative routes on this face to the east peak
    see topo picture below.
  • The routes to the west-peak are much longer.
  • The approach to the Monte-Rosa Hut can be
    done rather late, the last train to stn. Rotenboden is
    around 8 and it takes ~2 hours to the hut.