Facts and Figures

Elevation: 4478m
Position: Lat/Long Reference, 45.97980°N / 7.66020°E, Swiss – Italian Border
First Ascent: E. Whympher, F. Douglas, DR Hadow, C Hudson, M Croz, P Taugwalder (Father & Son), 14 July 1865
Hornli Ridge: Vertical height gain of 1220m from the Hornli Hut (3260m)
Italian Ridge: Vertical Height Gain of 650m from Carrel Hut (3835m), and another 1000m from the Abruzzi Hut (2802m)
Classic ‘High season’: Early July – early September