4000m+

Keyword: 4000m+

Allalinhorn (4027m)  

We had a day out bagging the relatively easy Allalinhorn 4027m peak from Saas Fee.

Breithorn 4165m  

Day trip up the Breithorn from Zermatt (using the Kleine Matterhorn Cable Car) Stunning views from the easiest (Grade F) roped glacier crossing for a 4000M+ peak.

Glacier Fest: Chamonix & Valle d’Aosta – June 2014  

This year the two of us went to Chamonix and Valle d’Aosta (Italy) for two weeks high glacier trekking. Week 1: Chamonix The first week we based ourselves in a fantastic little apartment in Chamonix Sud (details below). Day 1:  Mer de Glace (2000+m): crazy ladders, glacier skills & crevasse rescue practice day – full details and » read more »

Gran Paradiso (4061m) – Valle d’Aosta – July 2014  

Day 12: We had a leisurely 4.00am breakfast at the Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele and waited for the bulk of the climbers to set off ahead of us (we hoped they would trample the fresh snow of yesterday and make the path easier for us!). The weather was fantastic and we enjoyed a beautiful sunrise and a » read more »

Monte Rosa – Zumsteinspitze (4563m)  

As part of our Italian High Level Route we had a spectacular day, climbing four 4000 metre peaks: Pyramid Vincent (4215m), the Balmhorn (4167m) – not much more than a small rock with via ferrata, the Zumsteinspitze (4563m) – high point of our trip, and the Signalkuppe (4556m) – topped off with the highest tea » read more »


Author: Phil Newby