279m. At the easement which follows the initial slope above the télépherique station, ascend head south-east to the bergschrund and the left side of the face. This way avoids any stonefall triggered by parties on the Normal Route. One over the bergschrund, bear left under the rocks (two 50m-pitches) The NNW ridge can also be climed from the bergschrund.
A. Contamine 1959
Escaped the very crowded normal route not knowing this was graded AD: On the descent, we had to escape through the slopes and be bombarded by snow and ice from above. efetunc - Lead - Jul/12 with Rafal Malczyk