Liskamm (Lyskamm) Traverse with Frost Guiding

~ Thursday 4th September 2014

The traverse of Liskamm is one of the great high-level ridges in the Alps. Long, serious and committing, the Moran 4000m Peaks guidebook says "all members of the party must be highly competent". Gulp. Luckily the wind dropped, skies were crystal clear, and conditions on the route were excellent, giving us a fine day all round.

Looking down the lower part of the west ridge

On the airy section between the two summits

Looking back to the west summit

Cornices on the main summit

Margherita Hut

It takes commitment to wear crocs on snow at 4500m, but the sunset was worth it.

Best food, best sunset, and most irritating room companions of 2014, at the Margherita hut.

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