An early start from the Mezzalama hut
After an early start from the Mezzalama hut, the first sun is catching the mountain slobes behind. Todays goals, Castor and Pollux, are still far ahead.
The Breithorn summits
Breithorn summits from Castor. From right to left: Pollux, Breithorn Zwillinge, Breithorn central, Berithorn occidental and right behind Breithorn is Matterhorn.
Castor, with the Breithorn ridge behind.
The ridge to Castor summit
Castor summit ridge
Castor summit and continuation to Lyskamm
Castor summit ridge with the Breithorn summits behind on a row.
Our friends reaching Pollux summit
Snow couloir on the lower part of Pollux
Castor as seen from partway up on Pollux
Rope aided climbing on Pollux
The Madonna on Pollux. Here the climbing ends and there's only an easy snow ridge to the summit.
Summit of Pollux, with Dufourspitze behind
Summit of Pollux with Castor behind