Le Vent du Dragon*** TD-
[Atmospheric abseil off the Aiguille du Midi bridge, 2 kb]250m. Gully line just left of Perroux profit gully on the NW face, starting as for that route. Great climbing with some short tricky mixed sections to M5+

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This climb is in 42 logbooks, and on 16 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Oct/15

joelevanschamonix - 2nd - 14/Jun/15 with Tim Oliver

C Mclean - AltLd - 29/Apr/15 with Harry Mcghie

Misha - AltLd O/S - 08/Apr/15 with Peter

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Mar/15

Climbed with Seb, very cold but great fun!
engelsk_chica - 2nd β - 12/Mar/15

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Nov/14

Led both Cruxes
Suzana - AltLd β - 28/Oct/14 with Agnieszka Wilkon

Excellent condition. Really fun route, made it to the lift with 10mins to spare
Dan0Me - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/14 with James S, Geoff P

Amazing weather and great conditions made for a top day out. The squeeze under the roof felt like being back in Scotland!
James S - AltLd O/S - 27/Oct/14 with geoff, dan

Hidden - AltLd - 18/Oct/14

Dave Searle - AltLd - 15/Oct/14 with Stu Mcaleese

perfect conditions. Made it to the lift with 90 seconds to spare!
ndraper1 - 07/Oct/14

Electrocuted my crampons going off the midi bridge, thank god for rubber soles. Crackin day out. Excellent condition. Busy day on the face and rappels, made it back to last bin with 1 min to spare. That's twice in a week.
Steve Wakeford - AltLd - 06/Oct/14 with Dan Commander, Nick Draper

Good condition. Hilarious moves in and around the roof on 3rd pitch.
jimmatthews - AltLd O/S - 05/Oct/14 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 05/Oct/14

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 26/Sep/14

Hidden - Lead - 21/Sep/14

Amazing pitches 3 and 4. Hardest thing I have tried to lead. Not done with style. Spent 40 minutes tring to squeeze through squeeze hole. There was ice on crux.
Ewan Russell - Lead - 03/Jul/14 with Kelly, Luke, Tom Nichols

Lead first two pitches. Great route!!
kelly_426 - AltLd - Jul/14 with Ewan Russel, Tom Nichols, Luke Dudill

Good ice and pro on the rock, crux hqd no ice on the slab so we went straight over at about M4+...comedy abseil off the midi bridge!
simon_D - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/14 with Edvin

Super nice route, we had great conditions on it. We where delayed on the absail in as a heli was dropping off material on the bridge. But we just made the last bin down after all. Great day out!
alpinestar_no1 - AltLd O/S - 16/May/14 with Jakob Fisker

A wriggly route. We got stuck behind a spanish team taking muchos seista's all the way up which slowed our progress massively. What ice is there is good, but otherwise dry and sugary snow. Mainly used rock pro(large cams useful)only placed about 3/4 screws on whole route. Good fun in a great position.
ndraper1 - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Dave Chapman

chapmand - AltLd O/S - 01/Apr/14 with Nick Draper

vegarye - 30/Mar/14

darcan - AltLd - 30/Mar/14 with Vegarye

Still enough ice, fairly straightforward so not M5, maybe M4/m4+?
Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/14 with Ross Barnes

Ross Barnes - AltLd O/S - 17/Mar/14 with Ally

Hidden - AltLd - 19/Feb/14

Great climbing, mabey about scottish V/VIish. Had to be in work at 4pm, so left john and rory at the top of the route and soloed the rest of the cosmiques as fast as possible. The crux wall of cosmiques was surpisingly difficult in winter
Ginger McGrath - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/14 with irish john, rory

QuentinSu - Nov/13

machars - 2nd - 24/Oct/13 with Rob

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Oct/13

guy757 - 07/Oct/13

danJBA - AltLd - 30/Sep/13 with James Hoar

Kayan - AltLd O/S - 30/Sep/13 with Dan Abbatt

Hidden - 20/Sep/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 02/Jul/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/13

James Thacker - 2013

Hidden - 21/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead - Apr/08

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
alexm198, MSchobitz, punj, Timothy Miller, benclimbing, Col Kingshott

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