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Weissmies 2-day guided ascent

Climbing Weissmies in the Pennine Alps is a great mountaineering adventure for those who wish to try their first 4000m peak, with Yann, IFMGA guide.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of tripNot specified


Crossing the Weissmies in the Valais, above Saas Grund, from the Almageller cabine in Hohsaas, is a magnificent mountaineering race. This is an ideal first ascent and crossing at 4000m!

After an early breakfast, we walk on the moraines until the Zwischbergenpass. If the weather is nice, we will enjoy there one of the most beautiful sunrises in the Alps! Then, after a short walk on the glacier, we reach the ridge. It offers a nice easy and varied climb until the summit! From the summit, the itinerary follows the Triftgletscher until the cable car that takes us to the valley. It offers magnificent views of the whole Mischabel massif!

You’ll find a 2-day itinerary below this description.

However, if you have more time and you wish to prolong the pleasure up there, I propose to you the following. Instead of descending right away to the valley, we can spend the night in the Weissmieshütte and continue the next day with the Lagginhorn, another beautiful 4000 in the region.

I invite you to contact me if you are interested in this beautiful adventure!It’s ideal for mountaineering beginners who wish to have their first experience at 4000m. I would love taking you up there.

If you are seeking other mountain adventures, you can check out this ascent to Mount Eiger through the Mittellegi ridge. 



In the Almageller cabine

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The price doesn't include personal expenses in the cabine, insurances or equipment. I recommend to have the following equipment: hiking clothes, a warm jacket and a gore-tex jacket, hat, gloves (2 pairs: thin and warm), cap, crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet, small toiletries bag, necessary things for sleeping in the cabin, backpack 35L max. If you have any questions, contact me!



Day 1: Almagellerhütte

Meeting at 9AM in the plains and travelling to Saas Almagell. Then ascent to the Almagellerhütte (around 3:30hs).

Day 2: Weissmies.

Up at dawn and departure to cross the Weissmies.

About the guide

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Attracted by the mountains since childhood, I started with climbing and alpinism. I then discovered my passion for ski touring.
I started a Young&Sport instructor training to lead young people in the mountain, accompanied by guides. This experience inspired me to become a mountain guide, and I got certified in September 2015.
I work in a guide's office with other guides friends as Stéphane, Raphael, Christian and Jean-Luc, mountain leader.
What I love the most: make people enjoy, allow them to discover a region, laughing, everything in a safe way.
So if there's something you wish, if you dream of exploring a region or country, don't hesitate to contact me.
See you soon for new discoveries!

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 1275 each

Group of 2

CHF 730 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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