Arete Sud Classique*** IV
[beneath Aiguille Purtscheller, 2 kb]150m, 6 pitches. 5a obl, 5b free. Description in English on camptocamp:
R. Aubert, R. Dittert, F. Marullaz 16/May/1943

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This climb is in 7 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

reima - 23/Jul/14 with Niamh

bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/13 with Simon

jcw - 2013

There's a handful of bolts on this route on the some of the blankest sections. Abseil stations equipped from the summit for both sides of the mountain, finding them is a little tricky. Cut my hand on first pitch, even after applying first aid I proceeded to decorate the entire route with red!
rockstoned - AltLd - 02/Aug/12 with Pierre

Really should have taken the rock shoes - would have made it so much easier!
Tim Sparrow - Aug/12 with Geoff Thomas

Cold start! Couldn't feel my hands and used a bit of French free on the crux. Warmed up once we were in the sun and out of the wind. Only one bolt on the route which makes a nice change.
bigbobbyking - AltLd - 24/Jun/12 with Dan Guest

auld al - Lead O/S - Jul/95

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