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Facts About Lyskamm Lyskamm is the eighth tallest mountain in the Alps. That list is still topped off by Mont Blanc. It better known for the 2 summits simply identified as East and West with a long, sharp edge keeping said summits apart. The Eastern peak stands at 4,527m above sea level while the Western peak is at 4,479m above sea level. Its former nickname "Menschenfresser" served as a warning (or challenge, depending on who you ask) to other trekkers as it is literally translated as "man-eater" in reference to how many climbers died from falling over the snow cornices found by the side. How to get to Lyskamm? With the cornices mentioned, traversing the path to Lyskamm is, at...

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