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Hidden - 10/Aug/14

In descent for traverse
Jon Ellis - 04/Aug/14 with James Ellis

d80f0u - 27/Jul/14 with Dave

Descent after Hohlaubgrat. Walked down pistes to Felskinn. Probably recommend the train in retrospect but it lengthened the day nicely.
Tim Sparrow - 24/Jul/14 with Geoff Thomas

R_W_M - 17/Jul/14 with Laurence

carl_123 - 11/Jul/14

JSAM
Jordangask - 2nd - 11/Jul/14

From saas fee, ascended, then crossed the fechophf and decended to the langfluh lift
laurence_falconer - Jul/14 with Rob Wragge-Morley

Up and down from Mittelallalin. Lots of fresh snow, bit slushy on descent. Still, first 4000er. Took direct line on way up to summit to add interest
halroberts87 - 19/Jun/14 with Helen Burgess

Helen.Burgess - 19/Jun/14 with Hal Roberts

Rupey - 18/Jun/14

Peter Kirkwood - 2014

DrJon - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/13 with Mandy

Finn Curry - AltLd - 25/Aug/13 with John Wilshaw

derberni - 25/Aug/13 with Julia, Christian

Hidden - 15/Aug/13

punj - 10/Aug/13 with Wul Clark, Alan Sewl

sheelba - 04/Aug/13

andyinglis - 30/Jul/13 with Monica

Hidden - 30/Jul/13

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/13 with Katharine

Hidden - 11/Jul/13

Used as an easy route for acclimatisation. First time over 4000m but managed well. Quick route from the Mitel Allalin. Great views over to the Matterhorn.
ralphio - Jul/13

On ski
jcw - 2013

Hidden - 2013

DrJon - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Mandy, John, Pete

HendrikTBB - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/12 with Mandy, Pete, DrJon

Using as a gentle warm up but near zero visibility above 3700m forced us to abandon. Played around with crevasse rescue on the lower slopes instead
DrJon - 04/Sep/12 with Mandy, John, Pete

bonoid - Sep/12 with Duncan McLaughlin

Anna_wells - 30/Aug/12 with TIM

Tim_Gomersall - 30/Aug/12 with ANNA

GC - 28/Aug/12

elboy - AltLd - 21/Aug/12 with Eoin Boyle

Alpandy - 10/Aug/12

Hidden - 07/Aug/12

Hidden - 07/Aug/12

Kid Spatula - Aug/12

Hidden - Aug/12

John HW - Lead - 24/Jul/12 with 2 x Students

Happy Haggis - 20/Jul/12 with Hugh Robinson

Robbo1 - 20/Jul/12 with Jen Robinson

BestClimberEu - 2nd - 16/Jul/12

adam clarke - 15/Jul/12 with James Hulme

Descent.
olekemi - Solo rpt - 10/Jul/12

Well worth doing for the fantastic view.
caradoc - 09/Jul/12 with nick yapp

First 4000m for Alison. A very nice day.
olekemi - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/12 with Alison A

Simnel - Lead - 03/Jul/12 with katyhope, Ian

katyhope - Lead - 03/Jul/12 with John L, IanHope

IanHope - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/12 with KatyHope, John L

Hidden - Jul/12

alastairbegley - Lead - 27/Jun/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 03/Mar/12

aerobiee - 2012

Stephen Halliday - Solo β - 12/Sep/11 with Neil Halliday

olekemi - Solo O/S - 25/Aug/11 with Andrew T

Descent
Tim Rodgers - Lead - 23/Aug/11 with Brendan Lavery

James_L88 - 20/Jul/11 with Badger, James Moore

Hidden - 2nd - 19/Jul/11

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 18/Jul/11 with Mara Larson

michaelmurray - 04/Jul/11 with Matt Myerscough, Ray Birch, James

jaamez - 04/Jul/11 with Ray, Mike Murray

Hidden - Solo - Jul/11

baldie_chick - Jul/11 with Patrick Hogan

Adamski1986 - AltLd - Jul/11 with Kev Murley, Eamon Hanlon, John Walker

moorsy88 - Jun/11 with Badger, James Long

From Mittelallalin, on skis to 3950m, then an easy snow plod.
Hoyes - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Euan B, Chris A

Did not rope up as Alan was much quicker than me so soloed the route instead. Alan did the route 2 hours quicker than me up and down.
Russell Lovett - Solo O/S - 15/Sep/10 with alan taylor

and down
andymoin - AltLd O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Neil Mackenzie, Mark Jarvie

Neil Mackenzie - AltLd - 04/Sep/10 with Andy

j4kub - AltLd - 31/Aug/10 with dave davey

descent, 1/2 guide book time with bivi-gear, linked with alphubel for a good traverse
Matt Bennett - AltLd O/S - 09/Aug/10 with Ben Clayton

Decent route after climbing the Hohlaubgrat ridge.
MartinN - 02/Aug/10

Simon Baker - 22/Jul/10

Descent
Tim Rodgers - 2nd - 13/Jul/10 with Kevin O'Neale

Hidden - 11/Jul/10

Hidden - 02/Jul/10

Fist summit with Alan. It's a doddle really, but a good route to practise alpine basics of moving together, taking coils, using axes, crampon work etc.
jonesieboy - Jul/10

carl_123 - AltLd O/S - Jul/10

cmaradcliffe - 27/Jun/10

First 4000er. Amazing.
Mr Fuller - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/09 with Ally, Joe Barker

colinakmc - Sep/09

Hidden - 23/Aug/09

In descent
kitkat78 - 15/Aug/09 with SteveM

In descent
SteveM - AltLd - 15/Aug/09 with Kat

Climbed on the way back from the ridge to the Fechopf. I can't really recommend this route other than for acclimatisation purposes - guided tourist trains and dodging skiers on the piste!
Poco Loco - Lead - 04/Aug/09 with Guy Pomeroy and Sonica Rua

Chris Plewa - Lead O/S - Aug/09

jandyd05 - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/09 with Julie Anglesea

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/09

JLS - 16/Jul/09 with Jacqui

ian2707 - Jul/09

First route of the week, Acclimatising, train up to top station, then plodded up to summit, good weather, and fantastic view of Matterhorn. Stayed on top for an hour or so, then back to station, absolutely knackered, had to sit for half an hour before i had the strength to take crampons off! But it started the acclimatisation.
Fiskavaig - Solo - Jul/09 with Steve Bridg, Paul R

JRSB1991 - AltLd O/S - Jul/09

Simnel - 2009 with Pete Middleton, Paul Young

Descent route. Lots of donkey trains. Mark I lost his helmet in a fall.
johnjb - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/08 with Andy P, Heather

Hidden - Lead O/S - Sep/08

kparkin - Lead - Sep/08 with Flash

davidellis53 - Aug/08

Neilfrherts - 08/Jul/08 with Sean

Hidden - 02/Jul/08

wowbagger - Jul/08 with Crazy Pete

Done in decent after the Haulhabgrat
Simnel - AltLd - Jul/08 with Pete Middleton

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 30/Jun/08

Hidden - 2nd - 2008

Hidden - 2nd - 22/Aug/07

Quick stretch of the legs after a big night out in Holzwurm and Metro bar... Thankfully was the first one on the route and at the summit before all the guided parties etc. Fantastic views from the top and then back down quickly for a spot of skiing!
adamscottthomas - Solo - 18/Aug/07

kleinej - 11/Aug/07 with Brian

In descent.
furry - 02/Aug/07 with Caz

K9 - Aug/07 with Ian and Clair, Matt and Helen, Fran

Hidden - 2nd - Aug/07

Quick nip up to acclimatise & get one in before the weather turned. Were back & eating apple tart by 11am.
KeithW - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/07 with SteveM

JLS - 18/Jul/07 with Jacqui

Very easy climb from top of funicular.
themightyblues - 18/Jul/07 with Taff, Matt, Crossley

cearbhalld - 2nd - 13/Jul/07

Stuart Macfarlane - 01/Jul/07 with Andy W

direct line to summit ridge on 50-60 degree snow slope
MikeLell - Solo - Jul/07

Hidden - Jul/07

K9 - Aug/06 with John Simpson and Penny Carroll

in a day from mittel allain
ross duffield - Aug/06 with row

Jim Brooke - Aug/06 with Jamie Boyd, Juan

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 19/Jul/06

Did in descent from summit.
Zoomer - Lead - Jul/06

davemasom - 2006

Hidden - Lead - 14/Sep/05

alpboy57 - Sep/05 with Neil

The Ivanator - Aug/05

alooker - Aug/05

Descended normal route.
DavPk - 15/Jul/05 with Catherine Pearks

Feeling bold - 2nd - 05/Jul/05 with Mike (UK), Jamie, John Bracey

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/05

Hidden - 23/Jul/04

Hidden - 18/Jul/04

Hidden - Lead - 18/Jul/04

Jon Wickham - 2nd - 05/Jul/04

Climbed as a team of 4, tied to a guide called wiggy. nice but busy
halfaseesaw - Jul/04

Hidden - Jun/04

AdamCB - 2004

Hidden - Solo - Dec/03

Dave Latimer - Sep/03

djking1983 - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/02 with Andy Smith

Gustav - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/02 with Matt G, Paul H and Dan

Hidden - Lead - 08/Jul/02

Hidden - AltLd - 2002

Hidden - Aug/01

Andy Clarke - AltLd - 07/Aug/00 with MikeW, ChrisA

jsw1 - Solo - 06/Aug/00 with Tony Lyle

joe king - Jul/00

joe king - Jul/98 with steve H, paul G

alpboy57 - Aug/97 with Arnold Andenmatten

Tony Prendergast - Aug/96 with Susan Oldfield

Iain Thow - Solo - 27/Aug/95

Brilliant, easy 4000'er with wonderful views on a perfect day. http://www.pardoes.com/climbing/allalin.htm
Steve Pardoe - Lead O/S - Jun/95 with Judy "Mrs P" Pardoe

99bolivar - AltLd - Aug/85 with Arthur Salmon

Ski ascent - very straightforward
Bolt Phobia - Lead - Apr/81

Time 4 hrs from hut, feeling a little altitude sickness, second night in hut before doing the Egginergrat
Nigel Bond - Solo - 17/Aug/74 with Chas,Murry,Rodger & others, Dave Jolliffe

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Style of ascent

Soloed14 of 155 (9.0%)
Lead21 of 155 (13.5%)
Followed16 of 155 (10.3%)
Alt Leads19 of 155 (12.3%)
Unknown85 of 155 (54.8%)

'Climbed'128 of 155 (82.6%)
clean O/S23 of 155 (14.8%)
clean β1 of 155 (0.6%)
clean rpt3 of 155 (1.9%)