Fun and Games on the Weissmies

Three brits, one New Yorker, one Argentinian and three Ozzies made up our international team for the Weissmies this last week. Everyone had been on various different trips, with the Matterhorn planned for some and Mont Blanc planned for others. The SE ridge of the Weissmies would makes a great training and acclimatisation route for the Matterhorn, and for the Australian team the Weissmies was a fitting mountain for a weeks mountaineering trip. We decided to ascend and descend the SE ridge rather than making a traverse of the mountain, to take into account conditions and give ourselves an...

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