North-West Ridge* PD
[A fun little route, but do it early to avoid the crowds!, 2 kb]A classic introductory climb. Can be VERY crowded. Last rocky bit in the notch before the summit is "crux". Good views over Nant Blanc and Argentiere cirques. Useful for acclimatisation with a cafe at the end of the day. Approached via Grands Montets Telepherique.
A. Charlet and C Devouassoux 20/Mar/1927

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Hidden - Lead - 02/Sep/15

Daniela Balslev - AltLd O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Aires

Hidden - Solo O/S - 29/Aug/15

Moved together throughout. Excellent introduction and feels more like an alpine route, better than the Cosmiques. Got the first bin up and managed to get up and back across most of the difficulties before the crowds caught up, about 3.5 station to station.
Nath93 - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/15

Vincej - 21/Aug/15 with Fred Drouet

Set off late in the day, to find a gaping shrund. Retreated for a beer instead
Mike.Kinge - Lead dnf - 20/Jul/15 with Lee L

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ijsbeer - AltLd dnf - 20/Jul/15

Queue to cross the schrund so went down and climbed up by a much more difficult route. Harder than I thought it was going to be, but stormed past everyone and was up and down pretty quickly. Nice little climb with good views but best as a nursery slope.
squicky - AltLd O/S - 17/Jul/15

Lack of snow meant a lot more rock on this route than expected. So busy too, what is supposed to be a 2 hr route took 7! Loads of guides climbing pitches at the same time, ropes everywhere. Felt much harder than PD though. Still a good day out
joeallen28 - Lead - 16/Jul/15

ned_85 - AltLd - 11/Jul/15 with Emily Bridger

No faffing at the cable car station meant we were first on the route. Could not believe how many people were following us by the time we'd reached the summit (1 hr 45). got back to the 3b crux to find a cockfight between french guides, australians and italians winding their ropes together like a DNA strand. decided that instead of fighting against the traffic we would abseil and downclimb, which took longer, but were at least by ourselves. Great route and thoroughly enjoyed it though with a bit of ice, rock and snow. But wouldn't have if we were stuck queuing!!!
derryclimbs - AltLd - 06/Jul/15

aerobiee - Solo O/S - 03/Jul/15

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Apr/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - 2015

joelevanschamonix - 2015

roberts1234567890 - AltLd - 24/Dec/14 with Paul Taylor

tradguy - AltLd RP - 07/Sep/14 with magda cavanna

Matt1234 - AltLd O/S - 05/Sep/14

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Sep/14

machars - 02/Sep/14 with Bjorn Verduijn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/14

georgec - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/14

howling wind, covered in snow and ice. felt very scottish and katie lost her camera :(
Matt Schwarz - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/14 with katie

Katie S - AltLd - 01/Sep/14 with Matt Schwarz

cmars89 - Lead - 21/Aug/14 with Pete Duckworth

Patrick Clissold - 21/Aug/14 with Eleri Clissold

flett53 - 20/Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/14

jonskippy - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/14 with Ben Cooling, Edgars, cashley

2nd time on this route. Definitely a couple of pokey bits for PD!
benclimbing - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/14 with cashley, Edgars, jonskippy

NW Ridge Integral. Started low down on the rock ridge by heading direclty across the glacier from the bottom of the telepherique exit steps. Moved together all the way up. Nobody on the lower half, completely crowded after the point where most other groups joined the ridge. Reversed as far as below the crux move then downclimbed the North Face to get back to the Grands Montets.
MartF - 04/Aug/14 with Matt

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Aug/14

anthonylewis - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/14 with Richard Cope

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/14

with Tom, Georgia, Mark and Jake
ian.ross.bnc - 2nd - Aug/14

Hidden - Lead - Aug/14

Senna - 30/Jul/14

jazzyjeff - 30/Jul/14 with Ross, Sean

Scottish conditions, terrible visibility, snow, some rain. Icy at bergschrund. Soaking wet for the rest of the day (and night)... but had a great time.
scottywakefield - Lead - 30/Jul/14 with Aline

Cloud, snowing, ice.... more like Scottish Winter than Alpine Summer!
JezzaCat - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/14 with Stella
alastairbegley - AltLd - 28/Jul/14 with David Qualtrough, Richard Nicholson

Slick - AltLd - 28/Jul/14 with Alastair Begley

Hidden - Lead rpt - 25/Jul/14

In descent. Abseiled one rope length from the notch.
Roberttaylor - Solo - 25/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Jul/14

ben.phillips - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/14 with Ron, Hannah, Ellie, Mike Gallimore, Andrew Erskine

Acclimitisation peak. In poor visibility. Moved together. Ellie's first time in crampons. Abseiled from the top. Took longer than expected but big descrepancy in time estimation between guidebooks.
MichaelGallimore - 21/Jul/14 with Ellie

tradguy - AltLd dnf - 19/Jul/14 with magda cavanna

rpinto - 18/Jul/14

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jul/14

Hidden - 14/Jul/14

Hidden - Solo - 11/Jul/14

andy_e - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jul/14

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jul/14

OutdoorGirl - 2nd - 05/Jul/14

Richard Alderton - 01/Jul/14

EllieWoods - AltLd O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Rich

Street - 2nd - 28/Jun/14

Calum Wadsworth - 28/Jun/14 with Jem Greenway

moved together throughout, very busy
Matt Harmon - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Anna Duckett, Sam Ash

Sam Ash - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Anna Duckett, Matt the Fresher

busy as to be expected. Still a fun little route though. Grabbed just before the weather turned high up.
Teappleby - 2nd - 28/Jun/14 with Dawn Brinkman

First day the lift was open. glad to have chosen to do a small route as the weather closed in in the afternoon. Proved to Tom I'm not always a mess..!
Dawn_K_B - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/14 with Tom Appleby

Sam Simpson - 20/Mar/14 with Callum Glass, David Williams

Hidden - Solo - 14/Mar/14

Down climbed ridge after ascent of north face
gfpowell - 13/Mar/14

peakcaver - 2014

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - Solo O/S - 13/Dec/13
joelevanschamonix - Solo β - 12/Dec/13

jack.williams1 - AltLd - 06/Sep/13

masmith - AltLd - 06/Sep/13 with Cathy Burke, Jack Williams

jac00 - Lead O/S - 05/Sep/13 with Linda

Icy after the bergschrund and along the ridge line. Good screw placements. Beautiful day.
scottywakefield - 2nd - 02/Sep/13 with rick mobbs

Turned back due to insufficient time remaining
Chris dyer - AltLd dnf - 31/Aug/13 with Jack Hunter, Oli Foxlow

Hidden - 27/Aug/13

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/13

danieleaston - AltLd - 23/Aug/13 with Mark

Finn Curry - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with John Wilshaw

Clear, sunny day. Moved together up the 'Ordinary' route path to ridge and got up the 'crux' wall no probs. Watched as 2 guys moved down from 'peak' along the ridge to peak further along. Abb'd once down NE ridge line and traversed across to the descent route. Removing crampons to climb on crux wall and above ridge is recomended next time. 3512m PD (I) 3b
justaddpowder - Lead - 18/Aug/13 with Marie Channon, Caroline Milree

Carodashes - 18/Aug/13

4th and final peak of the trip. Icy! Especially over the bergschrund.A great end to a good first alpine trip.
LP - 11/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/13

euanryan - 09/Aug/13 with Willis

Hidden - Lead - 05/Aug/13

Jo sumner - 2nd - 05/Aug/13 with Chris Andrews

Paul Collins - Aug/13

robgixer - Lead - Aug/13

Hidden - Aug/13

orb - Lead - Aug/13 with Mylo

gavinpeach - 30/Jul/13 with Dave Gillen

ClimbingGlen - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/13 with Peter Cuthill

bonoid - Lead - 28/Jul/13 with Duncan McLaughlin

Hidden - Solo - 28/Jul/13

Stephen Halliday - AltLd - 26/Jul/13 with Neil Halliday

Hidden - 22/Jul/13

Martin Haworth - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/13 with Henry Haworth

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13

Bruce S - 2nd - 16/Jul/13 with Joshua Willett

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/13

BoulderyDave - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/13 with BlizzardLizard

Hidden - 11/Jul/13

Ciaran Mullan - 10/Jul/13

Nigel Bond - 09/Jul/13 with Andy Blakely, Deirdre Collier

steve_gibbs - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/13 with Nick Drinkall

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/13

Slick - 06/Jul/13 with Isabel Evans

Egons Issy - 06/Jul/13 with Richard Nicholson

2010_graham - Lead - 05/Jul/13 with blue-icefox

blue-icefox - AltLd - 04/Jul/13 with Graham

ma.cecilia - 01/Jul/13 with Michael Fyfe

In descent
gingerking - Lead O/S - Jul/13 with James Hadley

Benjaminblanc - Jul/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/13

didn't quite summit due to queues, came down the face
KatOstrich - AltLd - Jun/13 with Laurence

laurence_falconer - Jun/13 with Katherine Ostritch

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/13

kelly_426 - Jun/13 with Luke Dudill

Hidden - 2013

Tobias at Home - 2013

jcw - 2013

walts4 - 2013

darcan - Lead - 2013 with ciara lane

ollyroberts - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/12 with Sam

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Aug/12

Start early descent can drag on a bit in the sunshine!
Sam Husband - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/12 with Ed

Nice route but was absolutely boiling, ended up with an awful dehydration headache!
Stroppy - AltLd - 19/Aug/12 with Sam Husband

CurlyStevo - AltLd - Aug/12 with Rob, Kenny

robbraby - AltLd - Aug/12 with Kenny, Steveo

DigitalSteak - Lead - Aug/12

alan barnes - Aug/12 with sam d

tombushell - AltLd - Aug/12 with John Bushell, Sam Husband, Ed Hastrop

Hidden - 2nd - 30/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 30/Jul/12

benny_m - AltLd rpt - 26/Jul/12 with Su

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12

ashtond6 - Lead - 20/Jul/12

Hidden - 18/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jul/12

Used it as a decent after doing the North Face.
zcsharp - 2nd - 11/Jul/12 with Katherine Ross

Descent from North Face.
Katherine Ross - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Jamie Roberts

Hidden - Lead - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/12

A lesson in Alpine crowds, took about 2 hrs, mostly moving together
ladymuck - 2nd O/S - 07/Jul/12 with Simon Binnie, Linda Coombs

keithlambley - 07/Jul/12 with Paul G, Kate R

Finn Curry - Lead - 05/Jul/12 with Tom Williams

stewart100 - Lead - 04/Jul/12 with Adam Jordan

AMJ098 - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/12 with Stewart Jordan

moved together, descent
Webster - AltLd O/S - 04/Jul/12

island_explorer - 04/Jul/12

ThomasO'Hagan - Jul/12 with Tim, John Begley

Very crowded route: On the descent, we had to escape through the AD graded snow slope and be bombarded by snow and ice from above.
efetunc - AltLd - Jul/12 with Rafal Malczyk

First alpine route ever, unfortunately, there are over 50 people doing the route in the same day, a massive traffic jam on the route.
stanleynkk - AltLd - Jul/12 with Karen Stepanyan, Oliver Alderman

Decent after the north face... stupidly busy
trivett - 30/Jun/12 with Strachan McCormick, Luke Davies

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/12

Horrifically busy. Some nasty ice, not as good as last year.
col3 - 30/Jun/12 with Paul

Hidden - 2012

Hidden - Solo O/S - 10/Sep/11

Hidden - AltLd - 09/Sep/11

Led by guide, climbed as training/acclimatisation for Mont Blanc traverse attempt. Weather poor with limited visibility.
Jon Sutterby - 2nd β - 07/Sep/11 with Steve Bate

Hidden - AltLd - 06/Sep/11

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 06/Sep/11 with John Newbiggin

Hidden - Sep/11

First Alpine Climb. Was lead by my guide on a rope of 2. Clear weather but with a quick shower when we getting near to the top. Abseil descent down the face and then walked the rest.
jpksalmon - 2nd O/S - 23/Aug/11

wookie667 - Lead - 22/Aug/11

brad_tait - 22/Aug/11 with Fraser Gibson

1st ever alpine route, acclimatisation peak aswell. I love the Alps!!!!
geoff.comley - Solo O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Dan Carrol

Hidden - 19/Aug/11

Hidden - 19/Aug/11

Hidden - 18/Aug/11

In descent
Binder - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Chris L

Hidden - Solo O/S - 12/Aug/11

First proper lead in the Alps - very easy, but hey - I'm learning!
Bobby Nic - Lead - 11/Aug/11 with Sanjiv Rana

Got to the 3c drop and bagged off due to crowds & time taken to get that far. Descending took even longer. Plenty of pro. Nice.
Phil Murray - Lead dnf - 04/Aug/11 with Helen, Liz

Hidden - 04/Aug/11

Pete Rigby - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Kelli Roberts

kelliroberts3 - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Peter Rigby

nigel pearson - 30/Jul/11 with Mark

r_findlay - 30/Jul/11 with stu_buchan43

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Jul/11

Quick fun route. Interesting snowy mixed conditions on the summit ridge.
Poco Loco - AltLd - 29/Jul/11 with R. Horler, Bald Eagle

BALD EAGLE - AltLd - 29/Jul/11 with Rob Horler, J.Pomeroy

Karl Wooffindin - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Ollie Hemstock

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 28/Jul/11

manbat - 27/Jul/11

Hidden - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - 26/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead - 25/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/11

Used as descent
catemuir - 2nd - 22/Jul/11 with Will

matthewjames - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11

in descent
HarryB - AltLd - 22/Jul/11 with Ollie

Good snow conditions despite yesterdays fresh snow. Had to retreat about halfway up the upper ridge as weather was coming in and was only done for aclimitisation so turned back. May return later as was a lovely mixed ridge.
tompilgrem - AltLd dnf - 18/Jul/11 with Dad

Turned around about half way up ridge- nice mixed climbing- due to congestion and weather closing in.Nice start to our first alpine trip,and an ideal climb to start a trip with.
bobpilgrem - AltLd dnf - 18/Jul/11 with Bob/Tom

Petarghh - Solo - 15/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - 15/Jul/11

First Alpine route on our own! Loved it, a bit technical so a great introduction to mixed for the both of us.
col3 - AltLd O/S - 12/Jul/11 with Paul

Walked together. First experience of mixed clibing. Was the perfect lenght and dififuly for first alpine route.
Paul1 - Lead - 12/Jul/11 with Nicole

yashvi - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/11 with Jo Wimalasena

jac00 - 10/Jul/11 with Tom

shed_hed - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/11 with Martin Mills, Ben Littley

Did crux after the face climb for more interest
Petarghh - Lead - 06/Jul/11 with Stewie

RKernan - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/11 with Drew McLaughlin, Colleen Mann

Hidden - 04/Jul/11

In descent
Stewart B - Solo - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/11

tomtom89 - Jul/11 with Jack

Climbed with Alan and Pat whilst we waited to do Mont Blanc. Very busy!
jonesieboy - Lead - Jul/11

steve-grigg - AltLd O/S - Jul/11

Dan0Me - Solo - Jul/11

evemcvey - 2nd - Jun/11 with leewright

Kris - May/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/10

alan barnes - Sep/10 with Dan Platt, luke

A little bit of poo, misjudging the best line from the top of the glacier to the shoulder.
Ander - 31/Aug/10 with Jimb0

Jimb0 - 31/Aug/10 with Ander

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/10

Phil Jennings - Lead - 13/Aug/10 with Katie Main, Robbie Cammack, Ally Rocke

allyrocke - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Katie Main, Phil Jennings, Robbie

Camdenelectric - AltLd O/S - 06/Aug/10

Forst ones up then down climbed the north face
wi11 - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/10 with Chris Gee

Jack Doyle - Aug/10 with mishell

We were going to do the couloir, but had a chat with a guide in the cable car on the way up who said morning sun could mean tricky ascent so we did this one instead (again). Alpine Club guide gives this an F+. Abbed of side of the ridge to avoid the hordes on the way down. Back on the Montets station at midday. Delightful morning out. Dramatic views of the Dru from the summit ridge. Would defintely recommend.
ruaidh - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/10 with Chris Sansum

K Farrell - Solo O/S - 21/Jul/10 with Imogen Beal

Decided to spend a day seconding after leading all of the pitches the previous day.
Chris Sansum - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/10 with Rory Galvin

Hidden - 14/Jul/10

Jack Loftus - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/10

georgenvk - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/10

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Steve, Simon

too busy at on last rock section so descended the same way just before reaching the top. virtually reached the summit!
thetradlad - Lead O/S - 10/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Jul/10

Claire Molloy - AltLd - 09/Jul/10 with Nick Smith

Hidden - 09/Jul/10

Petarghh - Solo O/S - 07/Jul/10

Climbed as acclimatisation route when leading alpine novice, as usual never fails to dissapoint, brilliant mornings climb, busy as usual particularly with british guided parties, still enjoy this route more than the slightly harder north face farther to the left. More snow on it than in the past but have climbed it later in the season (August) in the past. Weather superb on the day.
thomas - Lead rpt - 06/Jul/10 with Russ Cooper

groovy_nut - 05/Jul/10 with Patrick

Clay C - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Max

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

Mike Hood - AltLd - Jul/10

Betha. - 2nd O/S - Jul/10 with Luke, Dan

Hidden - Apr/10

alancash100 - AltLd - 2010

keith leonard - 2010

Guy Wilson - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 21/Aug/09

Hidden - 20/Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 19/Aug/09

Route was very dry, with no snow on the ridge itself.
roryifinlay - 14/Aug/09 with Phil Payne

dpe - 10/Aug/09

tjmillen - AltLd - 04/Aug/09 with simon hall

benny_m - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/09 with Ali Brown

Hidden - 27/Jul/09

Ascended via the North-West Ridge & descended via the North-East Ridge to complete the traverse of the South Face.
StevieB125 - 24/Jul/09 with Rémi Vignon, Craig Stevens

Timo Austino - Solo O/S - 23/Jul/09

Tony Ryland - 17/Jul/09 with Jonathan Davies

First independent Alpine climb. Got first lift. Bergschrund and bottom section of ridge were very icy (but fun!). Rest of ridge was nice, clean rock.
barney800 - 16/Jul/09 with Chris Bull, Andy Bottrill

Andy DB - 16/Jul/09 with James B

had a couple of ice pitches after bergshrund. first alpine climb without a guide.
tdudley - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/09 with Pieta Seppänen, John

Dan_Staff - 12/Jul/09 with Jesse Dufton

Jesse Dufton - 12/Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd - 11/Jul/09

martin one - 09/Jul/09 with dave knight

treeminkies - Lead - 06/Jul/09 with the earl

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jul/09

Hidden - AltLd - 05/Jul/09

treeminkies - Lead - 04/Jul/09 with carole

My first alpine accent.
matt_ringrose - AltLd O/S - Jul/09 with Tom Dewhurts

Neil Metcalfe101 - Jul/09 with Allan Mac., John treeminkies & Carole.

Em66 - Jul/09 with Conville

JonHarvey - Solo rpt - Jul/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/09

thecurlyone - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with Liam McGuane

Hidden - 2nd - Jul/09

In descent
nickdonohue - Lead - Apr/09 with Francois ?

CT6419 - 2009

Petarghh - Lead - 06/Sep/08

Hidden - 05/Sep/08

Hidden - Sep/08

sopaz - 24/Aug/08

nukebat - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/08 with Colin

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Aug/08

philboy - AltLd - 08/Aug/08 with matt g

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/08

trigger118 - Lead O/S - Aug/08 with Ian Gunn

Adderbury Climber - AltLd O/S - Aug/08 with Jonathan Gunn

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/08

alek - Lead O/S - 26/Jul/08 with Phill Cunnington, Tom Murray, Charlie Tomlinson

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jul/08

gordon henderson - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/08 with MRT

HIGHTOWER - AltLd - 21/Jul/08 with Paul Millen

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 18/Jul/08

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - 11/Jul/08 with Carolyn Mills

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jul/08

late'ish start, the snow was beginning to turn slushy, with lots of other groups backing off. First alpine route after completing the Conville course the year before.
sargy - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/08 with Matt Glenister

Hidden - 10/Jul/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/08

Hidden - AltLd - 10/Jul/08

matty g - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/08

swmackey - AltLd - Jul/08 with Annie Kirkwood

fun little climb, Dont get stuck behind the slow movers.
kevin k - Jul/08

vincentvega - AltLd - Jul/08 with danny robb, kevin k

jimsrankin - AltLd dnf - Jul/08

katie75 - Lead O/S - Jul/08 with allan

m1ke_smith - Jul/08

Mainly moved together. I got stuck in a chimney. Were waiting for ages behind a slow British party just below the ridge.
JdotP - AltLd O/S - Jul/08 with Bjarte Grytli Seim

Gibbo - AltLd - Jul/08 with Tom Gibbison

Our first alpine ascent. Smashing.
quantized - Lead O/S - 03/May/08 with Charlie Vereker

First taste of Alpine climbing!
Hamfunk - 05/Sep/07 with Sascha, Dad

Hidden - 28/Aug/07

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Aug/07

Hidden - Lead - 28/Aug/07

Cardi - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/07 with Sunil

FrankW - Lead O/S - 06/Aug/07 with Laura

Dustin - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/07 with Vanessa Machin, Charlotte Colls, Felicity Soper

Teappleby - AltLd - Aug/07 with mum, Sarah, dad

tobydunford - Lead dnf - 24/Jul/07 with Lisa Paling

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/07

david morse - Jul/07 with ric moat and jon denniss

Hidden - Jul/07

Hidden - Lead - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/07

Hidden - Solo dnf - 24/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

Also in the group was Lloydd Williams, miserable bugger that he is.
boynamedsue - AltLd O/S - 22/Sep/06 with Nix Ward

Hidden - AltLd - 02/Sep/06

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Aug/06

Nicos - Lead O/S - 25/Aug/06 with rich howels

my first alpine climb
Nix Ward - 2nd - 22/Aug/06 with boynamedsue

harryt - 2nd O/S - Aug/06 with Brian

Extremely cold, much harder that the position in Rebuffats book implies nontheless; a fantastic,relatively short alpine experience.
Tony Kartawick - AltLd - Aug/06 with James Thomas

Phill_ Thompson - AltLd - Aug/06 with Mike Lea, Lucy Prins

Chris Davids - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/06 with Mark (Irish)

BazVee - 2nd - 09/Jul/06 with Peter & Barry H

Russell Lovett - AltLd - 05/Jul/06 with andrew haigh

Hidden - 04/Jul/06

tatz45 - Solo O/S - Jul/06 with Jamie Tattersall

JonHarvey - Lead - Jul/06 with Eugene

Hidden - Jul/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/06

djking1983 - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/06

Somerset swede basher - AltLd rpt - 22/Jun/06 with Rich Siddle

shazhooper - Jun/06 with michael maben

Lawrie Brand - Solo O/S - 20/Apr/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/05

Hidden - 26/Aug/05

sacdenouilles - Solo - Aug/05

sacdenouilles - Lead - Aug/05

fun route ,, did this after being in ailfroide for two weeks ,, very different feeling with cable car and tourists everywhere!!
JonHarvey - AltLd O/S - Aug/05 with Michael Maben

pnorth - 2nd - Aug/05 with Aaron Beardsmore

Will Gordon - Lead rpt - Aug/05 with Phil Nelson, Rob Gleeson

First alpine summit !
Mat J - Jul/05 with Alex & Jakob

30m visibility occassionally clearing to about 100m. One other party (4 Brits) on route but they turned back at the start of the ridge. Snowfall. -1oC. There is a move of about UK winter 4 on this route.
AndyP - Lead O/S - Jul/05 with Graham

Somerset swede basher - 2nd O/S - Jul/05 with Masa Sakano

Hidden - Jul/05

First alpine route after Conville Course
Rob84 - AltLd O/S - 28/Jun/05 with Don and Matt

Ewan Russell - 2nd O/S - Aug/04 with Mike(Dad)

tom_holdsworth - 10/Jul/04 with Will Taylor

Quite like Ikea on a Sunday.
featuresforfeet - Jul/04

kenseamon - 2nd - Jul/04 with Kathy Cosley

Stuart Johnston - Lead - Jul/04 with Will Hys

auld al - 2nd O/S - Jul/04

Will Gordon - Lead O/S - Jul/04 with James Roberts, Chris Bradshaw, Ben Cheek

Out of how many, Noah, the girl, and the three English blokes, 5 people, three parties in total, Pepijn and I made it thru the throngs of people to the summit. And then I took a bit of a plunge down the north face which Pep was kind enough to halt. We slept well on the col that night.
Yyonnx - Lead - Jun/04 with Pepijn

Hidden - Jun/04

LardClimber - Jun/04

Simnel - Sep/03 with Steve O'B

Hidden - Lead - 08/Aug/03

+ Rachel James. Also a lot of others from IMC on separate ropes. Paul Barker & Lizzie Leeming missed the last cable car
Howard J - 04/Aug/03 with Jo Edwards

Smelly Fox - AltLd O/S - Aug/03

Had to solo the last bit and descend down the NNE Ridge because Karen didn't fancy it!
Captain Solo - Lead - Aug/03 with Karen

Danhan - AltLd - 08/Jul/03 with Steve

sebastien - AltLd - Jul/03 with UCPA

Stuart Johnston - Lead - Jul/03

abbeywall - Jul/03 with K

MJH - 28/Aug/02 with Keith D/Dave H

Hidden - Lead - Aug/02

breithorn4164 - Lead - Aug/02 with Iain

Done in descent after NNE Ridge.
Andy Clarke - AltLd - 28/Jul/02 with JamesW

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jul/02

stuartm555 - AltLd - 11/Jul/02 with Douglas Cowan

biggianthead - 11/Jul/02 with T

First alpine route,didnt take the cable car climbed up from the valley fall bivy overnight in ski shed, climbed at first light.
shaun walby - AltLd O/S - Jul/02 with Mike Steel

Hidden - Jul/02

Alpandy - AltLd - Jul/02 with Matt Owen

Descent after NNE ridge.
Tubroos! - Jul/02 with Kate Lloyd

In descent
clams - 2002 with AD, Tim

Nice intro to alpine climbing. Moved together on the roped part rotating lead between us.
Rob Oram - AltLd O/S - 01/Sep/01 with Tom Asbridge

Ed Saint - Sep/01

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/01

Dave Bond - Jul/01 with john leyland

Stone Muppet - 2001

fizzy_elephant - Aug/00 with Roger

net - Jul/00 with Rob & Karen

paul birch - Jul/00

rlrs - AltLd - Aug/99

tallthinmonkey - 2nd - Jul/98 with Ewan Paterson

Robinl100 - Jul/98 with Paddy Muir

My first alpine route, climbed the proper way i.e. walked up from Cham, bivvied, and did this *before* taking a BMC/Conville alpine course and learning what not to do! Nice wee route, done several times since then to introduce new uni mountaineering groups to the Alps.
andybuckley - Jul/98 with Hilary Macmillan

gwedgwood - 2nd - Jul/98 with Murray Ball, Geraldine Achard

First alpine climb, looked intimidating but was okay once on it. We did it as a roped pair, no belaying just flicking the rope over odds bits of rock.
jasonC abroad - Solo O/S - Jun/98

Richard Alderton - 1998 with Nicola, Giblet

the abmmc - 2nd - 1998 with Karl Rowe

surfdad - 1998 with Richard Alderton

Lovely weather and good climb PD
Bilbo - AltLd - 31/Jan/97 with Steve B and Lee

Hidden - 1997

timjones - 26/Aug/96 with Warwick Hadley, Adeline Jones

In descent
Laramadness - 29/Jul/96 with Steve Munton

cem - Jul/96

John Simpson - Lead - Dec/95 with Martyn Sellers

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/95

Hidden - Jun/93

Hidden - AltLd - 13/Aug/92

John Southworth - Jul/92

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/90

Pete_Frost - Jul/89

gallonj - Jul/88

Hammy - Solo - 20/Jul/85

Tony Prendergast - Jul/85 with Steve Kent, Daz Nolan, Susan Oldfield, Mike Evans, Mike Cleary

biggianthead - 21/Aug/84 with G

andy tetsill - Aug/84 with Derek, Ian Bennet,, Joy

Hidden - Jul/84

andy tetsill - Lead - Aug/83 with Joy

John Marsland - Lead dnf - 1982 with Eduardo Martinez, Andy Veveris

Bolt Phobia - Jul/78

Steve Bell - 1977

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