Cacao Girls 6a+
380m, 12 pitches. At last an easy route, thanks to Raoul. It basically follows the edge of the buttress right of Autoroute Blanche. To get to the start, follow the Autoroute Blanche approach but instead of turning left to the foot of this route, continue up the main Giétroz footpath (this official footpath now follows the climbers' footpath almost to the start of Autoroute as it became more defined than the path's original steep route!) for another 50 or so metres. Keep looking on your left and you'll see reddy/orange spray painted spots and the start of the route just next to the path (the original first pitch, which is now pitch three, is to be found some five minutes further up the path and is useful to bypass slow parties occupying the first two pitches). The second part of the route is reached by a short walk up towards the Gorge secteur of Giétroz.

An amended list of pitch grades looks like this: L1 - 5c, L2 - 5c+, L3 - 5a, L4 - 5c+, L5 - 5b, L6 - 5b, L7 - 5c, L8 - 5b, L9 - 5b, L10 - 6a+, L11 - 5b, L12 - 5c. Take a 50m rope and 12 quickdraws.

Raoul Crettenand Jun/2012
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This climb is in 20 logbooks, and on 1 wishlist.

With Mark Cordingley. Only first 9 pitches.
ray.allwood - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/15 with Andy Perkins (Guide)

James W - Lead - 17/Aug/15

Great route very varied with slabs, cracks, step outs etc. The 6a pitch near the top is only a few meters of 6a, but the moves are close to the floor.
mchardski - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/15 with Nico

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/15

Hidden - Lead rpt - 08/Jun/15

Hidden - AltLd - Jun/15

Only up to pitch 5 then abseiled off as rain stopped play.....! Really good route on some great rock!!
Rob Royle - Lead - 20/Sep/14 with Steph

Hidden - 17/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/14

BoulderyDave - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/14 with BlizzardLizard

Hidden - 18/Jul/14

Only first 2 pitches due to thunder/impending rain - seconded to guide.
coachmacca - 2nd - 23/Jun/14

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/13

James Thacker - AltLd - 27/Jun/13

cayteye - AltLd - 13/Jun/13

Alan James - UKC and UKH - AltLd - 13/Jun/13

Led odd number pitches. Last 4 are the crux and best part of the whole route - don't cut off early!
DigitalSteak - AltLd - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd - Jun/13

jon - AltLd - 19/Oct/12 with H

seconded to eric for the first 6 pitches, then left down path due to being tired and really too hot.
the ant hill mob - 2nd - 14/Aug/12

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