Climb the snow arete, then the Grand Gendarme. Abseil from the top of this and traverse 1km of pinnacles before the final climb to the summit.

keithlambley 05/Aug/13 -
with Adrian D, Kate R
Michael ?/Jul/12 -
Hidden 11/Aug/11 -
bigbobbyking 26/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

Best route of the trip. Perfect weather, passed one other pair going in the other direction.

bigbobbyking ?/Jul/09 -
markfairbank 08/Sep/08 Lead dnf

Climbing as a 3 - got to the top of the grand gerdarme but with the ridge snow covered and the weather cold and v. windy decided to turn back. Shame after the slog up there and a really nice looking climb.

with Mike Shields, Mark Ireland
Hidden 08/Sep/08 AltLd dnf
Jimmy O ?/Aug/08 -


with Matt Down
deeave 17/Jul/08 2nd

Spectular alpine ridge - snow cover meant mixed climbing weather poor on final 1/3rd.

with Andy Nelson
ashpreston ??/2007 -
Tim Sparrow ?/Aug/06 -

Energy sapping heat on return to Brittania hut. Melted!

with Geoff Thomas
Hidden 11/Jul/05 2nd dnf
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