200m, 8 pitches. UIAA V with one move of V+/VI-, (the Piola guide has the crux pitch as French 5). Lower pitches are slow to dry.

J Couzy and M Proust 27.7.1952 27/Jul/1952

Ticklists: Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif.

Suzana 30/Aug Lead
with Lucy Greenhill
Hidden 30/Aug 2nd
Hidden 30/Aug 2nd
Claire Molloy 06/Jul 2nd

Long day and brutal descent in 30 degree plus but lovely climbing. Want to come back and do north east ridge

with Mark Thomas
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
Tobias at Home ??/2013 -
jcw ??/2013 -
Hidden 14/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
reima 08/Aug/11 2nd dnf

Abbed off after first pitch when it started hailing, and the rope got stuck. Not the most best day.

with Niamh
Hidden 28/Jun/11 2nd O/S
Petarghh 28/Jun/11 AltLd

Crappy route with a nice sounding description, Loose but not too hard... More scary !

Jack Loftus 28/Jun/11 AltLd
liz j 11/Sep/10 -
with Matt Dickinson
inuklm 23/Aug/09 -
with Dave Gent
davidgent 17/Aug/09 -
with Kunal
LJKing 04/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

Missed cable car walked down to Chamonix!

with Rob Marson
Hidden ?/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
Andy Clarke 31/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

Excellent climbing, particularly going through the overhangs around half-way. Route finding not always obvious, as some old pegs lead up cul de sacs. Had to do some necky down climbing. Generally, the rule sems to be: if in doubt, stay right. Frantic run to make last 'phrique, not wanting to repeat our previous misadventures (see 26 & 29 July!). Led Ps 1,3,4/5,7.

with Rob
Bristoldave ?/Jul/09 AltLd

Led crux pitches

with Jon Hauser
Tobias at Home ?/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

pulled on a peg

Franco Cookson OLD 29/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
Nicos 23/Jul/07 Lead O/S
dror ??/2007 -
Hidden ?/Jun/05 Lead O/S
clams ??/2005 -
with Liam
Scotsken ?/Jun/04 -
alpinismo.uk ?/Jul/03 AltLd
Paul-Michael 17/Aug/01 2nd dnf

Paul lead up frunt of flake V+ 3 points of Aid, I seconded clean after Mark. Then it started rainning so we bailed.

with Mark McCaffrey, Paul Nurse
TobyA ?/Aug/01 AltLd O/S

Led the polished and slippery crux pitch. Nice route.

with Stuart Adams
Hidden 02/Aug/99 AltLd O/S
Hidden 01/Aug/94 AltLd
Brian Rodgers ??/1992 AltLd O/S
with Sam Martin
Hidden ??/1991 -
auld al ?/Jul/90 AltLd O/S

with john and tim

SPD224 22/Jul/89 AltLd
steve taylor ?/Aug/88 AltLd O/S

Better than Papillon - no-one else on the route.

with Dave Gilkes
Hidden ??/1988 AltLd O/S
Tony Kartawick ?/Aug/86 -
with Jan Kartawick
michael burrows 20/Jul/86 AltLd O/S

my first route in the alps

with steve williams
Richard Weller ??/1986 -

Approx date

with Richard White
Lone Rider ??/1986 AltLd
Guy ?/Aug/85 Lead O/S
with The old man
Gary Coggon ?/Jul/85 Lead O/S

1985-7. Second pair Bog and Bruce? Rescued sack-hauling Poles stuck in hard groove.

with Pete Leeming
uphillnow ??/1983 Lead

Date and partner? Didnt think much to it, others here are better

with Andy Bennett
Martin Haworth ?/Aug/82 AltLd O/S
with Dave Snowden
Falko 01/Aug/81 AltLd O/S
with Alan Taylor, Colin Armstrong, Al W.
Hidden 20/Jul/80 2nd
Hidden 13/Jul/78 Lead
Hidden 13/Jul/78 AltLd
Andy Chubb ?/Jul/77 AltLd
with Saxon Ridley
Hidden ?/Aug/76 -
Derek Ryden 02/Aug/75 AltLd
Ken Taylor 17/Jul/75 AltLd
with Jonathan Lagoe
Dave Musgrove 01/Aug/73 AltLd

Only route in disastrous 3 weeks of bad weather!

with Alex Webster
Hidden ?/Aug/69 -
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