250m, 8 pitches. No description has been contributed for this climb.

A Contamine, P Labrunie, R Wohlschlag 30/Aug/1959


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davkeo 31/Aug AltLd O/S

7 pitches to the top. Carried bags which made the climbing a little more physical but a shorter walk back to the midi. Led p1,3,5&7. All pitches were really excellent particularly 1,4,5&7. Crux pitch was steep with fantastic jamming. P7 we went out left and up to avoid the crowds. This way gave a lovely pitch with an E1 roof to negotiate & about 60m of climbing. Sustained route & better than its Neighbour the Contamine IMO. 7.5hrs lift to lift.

with Misha
Misha 31/Aug AltLd O/S

Very good route, not a bad pitch on it. We did it in 7 pitches, crux 5th pitch featured steep E2 5b jamming, the rest were around HVS. Good rock and hardly any pegs but most belays in situ. Not clear exactly where the last pitch is meant to go, we took a rising diagonal foot traverse leftwards from a bolted stance and up a crack through a small overhang. Moved together about 10 metres on both of the last two pitches (50m ropes). Led P2, 4 and 6. Took boots and crampons up the route so easy walk off the back and no rush to the Midi. 5 hours for the route, 7.5 hour round trip. Menacing clouds all day but had the sun for about half the time. Started hailing as we were walking across the Midi bridge but dry by the time we got down to Cham. Nice day hit on a filler-in day.

Hidden 10/Jul AltLd O/S
Hidden 10/Jul AltLd
Rob Pitt 06/Jul AltLd O/S

Abbed off after twin cracks pitch

with Lou
ndraper1 27/Jun Lead O/S

With Agnes. Pitches went 5+,5+,5+, 6a, 6b, 4, 4 1/2.... then we rapped across to the contamines stations which is recommended. Great route- definitely heavy on the jams! Gloves were welcome. Would be awkward to climb the crux with a full pack so wouldn't recommend doing that. Double set of cams.

zcsharp 28/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Abbed down then climbed out successfully this time. Last route of the stay up on the midi col, so was pretty knacked but managed the crux clean, this time without have to free suck rope.

steve_gibbs 28/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
Sam Marks 03/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Seconding the crux with the bag full of boots and crampons felt hard...

with George Newham
NewHam ?/Jul/15 AltLd O/S
Sam Simpson 14/Aug/14 AltLd O/S

Stellar

with Gavin Pike
zcsharp 16/Jun/14 Lead dnf

Tried to ab down first but ropes got stuck so we just climbed from where they got stuck, god knows what route we did but i doubt it was this one in the end.

with Al
MonkeyDawson ?/Aug/13 -
Alasdair Fulton 23/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Great route if a little "unobvious". Maybe I just don't get on with camp-to-camp topos?? Plenty proper jamming, some laybacking and some viscously sharp granite. Tape up or man up!

andyinglis 23/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Great route... especially if you like jamming!

jcw ??/2013 -
MonkeyDawson ?/Aug/12 -
with Simon Smith
danimal88 14/May/12 AltLd O/S

jam tastic, super solid. don't think too hard when getting in aboot the flake. probably HVS/E1 5b ish

with Ben O C
Hidden 11/Aug/93 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/86 AltLd O/S
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