Klein Augstkum­men­horn

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1 West Ridge, Nor­mal rou­te and descent rou­te, 2+ expo­sed alpi­ne ter­rain
To the west sum­mit, it is like a hike on trails with some blocks that are fair­ly easy to cross. From the west sum­mit to the main sum­mit you fol­low the expo­sed ridge with the impres­si­ve pan­or­amic view into the Bietsch Val­ley. Here are several secu­ri­ty bolts atta­ched for the more expo­sed parts.
Easy, varied, but qui­te expo­sed clim­bing. Often used as a descent rou­te, it is not set up for rap­pel­ling.
Time: about 1.5 hours from the hut to the sum­mit
Equip­ment: 2 – 3 quick-draws, short rope.

A / Sala­man­der 5a (4c man­da­to­ry)
Rebec­ca Bisig, Egon Fel­ler 2002
Very nice varied ledge and wall clim­bing in the 4th-5th dif­fi­cul­ty level. Very well secu­red and often clim­bed.
Descent: Over the west ridge (nor­mal rou­te); or the rou­te is set up for rap­pel­ling. 8 x 25 m or just 4 x 50 m. Or abseil down the absei­ling pis­te direct­ly from the sum­mit: 7 x 25 m.
Time: 3 hours for the ascent from the hut to the sum­mit.
Equip­ment: 10 quick-draws, 50 meters rope

B / Enzi­an 5a (4b man­da­to­ry)
Bru­no Leig­ge­ner, Egon Fel­ler 1994
Beau­ti­ful, varied, recom­men­ded and the­re­fo­re a very popu­lar rou­te. The slabs are soon dry after rain.
Descent: like rou­te A, Sala­man­der
Time: 3 hours for the ascent from the hut to the sum­mit.
Equip­ment: 10 quick-draws, 50 meters rope

C / Schwarz­na­se 5a
Judith Wäl­ti, Egon Fel­ler 2009
Very beau­ti­ful, varied ledge and wall clim­bing in the 4th and 5th degree. Very well secu­red.
Descent: like rou­te A, Sala­man­der
Time: 3 hours ascent from the hut to the sum­mit.
Equip­ment: 8 quick-draws, 50 meters rope

D / Fux 6c+
Egon Fel­ler 2000
22 meters over­han­ging wall clim­bing in the best rock. The rou­te is har­der than it loo­ks.
Descent: rap­pel­ling over the rou­te
Equip­ment: 10 quick-draws, 50 meters rope

E / Karetsch 7b
Dani­el Leig­ge­ner, Tho­mas Kar­rer 1995
The 11 meters long, the over­han­ging core of the rou­te begins in the second pitch.
Descent: rap­pel­ling over the rou­te
Equip­ment: 12 quick-draws, 50 meters rope.

F / Geiss­fuess 5b+
Simon Schmid, Mar­tin Hey­nen, Judith Wäl­ti, Egon Fel­ler 2009
Exci­ting varied clim­bing tour. The first pitch can also be reached via the rou­te Karetsch. The crux is the cros­sing wit­hin the second pitch.
Descent: like rou­te A, Sala­man­der
Time: 3 hours for the ascent from the hut to the sum­mit
Equip­ment: 8 quick-draws, 50 meters rope.

Note: The small Augstkum­men­horn also can be reached with tou­ring skis. The descent on the steep slo­pes through the gor­ge on the Leig­gern­stras­se to Aus­ser­berg is very uni­que.

Topo from the clim­bing gui­de Wiwan­ni 2020

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