|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1861|
|First successful climber(s):||E. Buxton, T.F. Buxton, J.J. Conwell, Guide Michel Payot and Binder|
|Nearest major airport:||Geneva|
Nordend is the northmost peak of the Monte Rosa massif. It is the third highest peak in Europe, excluding the Caucasus. The ascent is 6-8 hours from the Monte Rosa hut. Most of the time is on glacier. The last part includes some modest climbing - 2+ - with some exposed parts.
Thanks to Lin Piao and Bernd Ne for this description.