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Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 4223m a.s.l
Faces N

Castor summit © Simnel

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Alpine 4,000ers, Blodig's 4,000ers, The 4000m peaks of the Alps, The 82 4,000m UIAA Summits of the Alps hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 105 logbooks.

Hill features

In the central part of the Pennine Alps, located between the Zermatt Breithorn and Liskamm. Usually done as part of a classic traverse with Pollux, its twin peak.

Approach notes

Either from the Monte Rosa hut (badly crevassed glacier) or from the Quintino Sella hut on the Italian side. It is also possible to approach from the Klein Matterhorn station in a day, or from the Bivacco Rossi Volante en route.

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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

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