Kieners

Also known as the Mountaineer’s Route or “Grand Course” of the mountain. This popular climb was pioneered by Swiss guide Walter Kiener in the winter of 1925. It is a classic, moderate alpine climb. Conditions can vary depending on the season. June through September are typically the best months for an ascent of Kiener’s. However, …

North Face

The Historic Cable Route Being one of our favorites, we’ll often suggest this route as it’s the most direct way to reach the top. It’s steeper than the keyhole having a few sections of low 5th class climbing – meaning the hand and foot holds while generally obvious and plenty, the use of a rope …