The west face
|Elevation||4,010 m (13,160 ft)|
|Prominence||511 m (1,677 ft) |
|Isolation||3.3 km (2.1 mi) |
|Parent range||Pennine Alps|
|First ascent||26 August 1856 by E. L. Ames, Franz Andenmatten and Johann Josef Imseng, together with three Englishmen and three guides|
|Easiest route||West ridge (PD)|
The Lagginhorn (4,010 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland. It lies a few kilometres north of the slightly higher Weissmies and also close to the slightly lower Fletschhorn on the north.
The first ascent was by Edward Levi Ames and three other Englishmen, together with local Saas Grund clergyman Johann Josef Imseng, Franz Andenmatten and three other guides on 26 August 1856.
- Weissmies Hut (2,726 m)
- Berghaus Hohsaas (3,100 m)
- Laggin Bivouac (2,425 m)
- Dumler, Helmut and Willi P. Burkhardt, The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994
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