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.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    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. 

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1275 CHF

    Group of 2
    730 CHF

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Almagellerhütte

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

    • Day 2Weissmies.

      Up at dawn and departure to cross the Weissmies.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Accommodation

    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!

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    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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    What People are Saying about Yann Decaillet

     

    Had a wonderful two days in fantastic weather. Yann was excellent, would highly recommend him.
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    Hillary Taunton
    We had an awesome time in the mountains, Raphael my guide was very friendly, helpful and responsible, and helped the trip to go smoothly at all times. I thoroughly recommend him and the Monch trip. Thanks again for an awesome trip! Warmest. Jason
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    Jason Cheyne
    Yann is a Young, Energetic and Experienced mountain guide. We have been Touring for 4 days in the Jungfrau Region with very mixed weather conditions. Yann showed me his abilities to lead under very tough weather conditions. Although always looking for Adventure and Challenges, even under the tough weather conditions, he proved his experienced as a guide and knowledge of the region. Safety is always first and from there we strive for our limits. We had an amazing 4-days and future adventures with Yann have already been discussed! Definitely the guide i want to rely on high up the mountains!
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    Alexander
    We discovered a great and safe touring trip at back Montfort via a small ascent on the “Mont Calme” with our guide Yann. We had great powder and great fun and felt very safe thanks to the experience of our guide Yann. Do not hesitate to hire him!
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