Cocher Cochon** TD-
[Cocher Cochon, 3 kb]250m, 8 pitches. Great views of the Mont Blanc Massif in a wild and remote setting. Take the Brevent telepherique to the middle station of PlanPraz. Take the path to lac Cornu (15mins) then take the first combe on the left. Total approach 30mins. High above to the right you should see a tower which is the summit. Last pitch is either 6a+ or 5b - I would recommend the 6a+ - great feeling of exposure. Make sure you dont miss the last telecabin down - its a long walk !

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This climb is in 71 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

steve_gibbs - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/14 with Hannah

Matt Schwarz - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with katie

Pitches 2 and 5. Fantastic, varied climbing with the crux right at the top. Climbed in approach shoes.
alexm198 - AltLd O/S - 08/Sep/14 with Matt Harle, James Thompson

Katie S - AltLd - 08/Sep/14 with Matt Schwarz

With Rick.
pow22 - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Sep/14

AndyBryce - Lead β - 14/Aug/14 with Hamish Frost

hambo88 - 2nd - 14/Aug/14 with Andrew Bryce

Bit contrived and busy. Individual pitches present good climbing. Useful for ropework skills.
CallumSmith - AltLd - 12/Aug/14

jogle03 - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/14

McGuinness - 25/Jul/14 with Mike

Gumery - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/14 with Caroline

fulton333 - AltLd - Jul/14 with Iasiah

Accidentally skipped first pitch. Well bolted.
Calum Wadsworth - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/14 with Jake Shaw

Roger Cruse - AltLd O/S - 22/Jun/14 with Kris and Nolan

Mike Nolan - AltLd - 22/Jun/14 with Kris Cruse, Roger Cruse

jcw - 2014

Cracking day out.
Happy Haggis - 05/Sep/13 with Hugh Robinson

Robbo1 - 05/Sep/13 with Jen Robinson

Excellent
Binder - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/13 with Toby

gravity - AltLd - 02/Sep/13 with George

8 of 9 pitches with a wee bit of french free, would have missed the lift down if had done the last pitch, fantastic route, interesting and varied climbing
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/13 with Dave Marshall, Debbie Lee

david0811 - AltLd - 01/Sep/13 with debbie, Dave R

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Aug/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 22/Aug/13

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/13 with Alex Marchant, Ally Hurst

jameslam - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/13 with Olaf

1 x 60m rope needed for the top abseil.
chris687 - AltLd - 06/Aug/13 with Jo Sumner

Jo sumner - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/13 with Chris Andrews

rlrs - AltLd - 01/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/13

alooker - AltLd - Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd - Sep/12

Ashley Hold - AltLd - Sep/12 with Torquil Bennett

Lead top pitch. Good fun.
Liam Ingram - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Robert Taylor

Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Liam Ingram

maria85 - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/12 with Jules

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/12

4th and 5th
Ewan Russell - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/12 with james wilson, Ben Finley

Wils - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/12 with Ewan Russell, Ben Finley

Tom Campbell - Jul/12

Hidden - Lead - Jul/12

JKBowers - 2nd - 2012 with Rob Doyle, Dilan Pathmajothy

Not enough time for last pitch
Mountain Llama - AltLd - 07/Sep/11 with Paul S

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/11

NB Pixel - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/11 with JT

Ran out of steam 3 bolts from the end! Got to the lift with 5 mins to spare. Definitely agree about the exposure on the last pitch but 6a seemed quite low. Will be back to finish this one off.
squicky - AltLd dnf - 01/Aug/11 with Sei

howes19 - AltLd - Aug/11

chrissloan84 - Aug/11 with paul

Robin Brooke - 2nd - Aug/11 with Ode Silvonen

Pryan - 2nd - Aug/11 with Robin Brooke

Stephen18 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/11

some awesome pitches, really nice rock, good exposure - last pitch is well worth it regardless of tiredness and the missing the last telecabin does indeed mean a long walk
Tadams - AltLd O/S - 10/Sep/10 with Mark Challoner

nia - AltLd - Sep/10 with Dale lee

rosieposey14 - AltLd - Sep/10 with will jung

markv21 - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/10

RandomHero - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/10 with mark vine

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Aug/10

Phil Jennings - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Ally Rocke

allyrocke - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/10 with Phil Jennings

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/10

Great fun climb.The 6a+ finish has great exposure. Yes the walk back down is long. we jogged and walked and it took about 2 hours, the rain storm didn't help!
darren hudson - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/10 with David Ford

led pitches 1(4b), 3(5b), 5(5a), 6(3a) and 8(5b). Seconded 2(5c), 4(5c+), 7(5c) and 9(6a).
kylieo - AltLd - 13/Aug/09 with Phil

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Aug/09

Hidden - 2nd - 2009

Epic
tcn_2002 - Lead - 11/Jul/07

Hugh exposure on the last pitch for a grit man...ive done the walk down previously, once is a good teacher.
shaun walby - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Kev Groome

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