At 4,506 m, Weisshorn is a stately peak in the Pennine Alps located in the canton of Valais between Anniviers and Zermatt. Due to its pyramidal shape and perfect slopes, many mountaineers consider it to be the most beautiful mountain in the Alps. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip to the top of this stunner on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. The mountains are calling!
At 4,506 m, Weisshorn is the 5th highest mountain in the Alps. It is also one of the most difficult to climb, and one of the most beautiful, they say. It boasts 3 ridges that form a pyramidal shape and a white frothy blanket of snow, as well as rocks and glaciers. There are many different routes to its summit, however, the easiest is the east ridge, which is graded AD+. Whichever route you decide to take, going with a certified guide is a must, especially considering the challenges that climbing this breathtaking peak entails.
Average highs on Weisshorn in the summer are 5°C, in winter, temperatures can drop as low as -20°C
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Weisshorn hütte is the usual starting point for the normal route. It is 4 – 4 1/2 hours from Randa.
The best time to climb Weisshorn is during the summer months, between June and September.
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