Follow the snow ridge NE from the Midi station to the Col du Plan. Turn rock sections by snow couloirs on the Chamonix face to the Rognon du Plan. From here follow the rock arete a short way before abseiling on the Envers side to the Col sup du Plan. On the return journey there is a short pitch of IV to reascend the Rognon du Plan.

Note, most French books rate this AD for the return journey to the midi, PD if you descend the Envers du Plan glacier.

Ticklists: Rebuffat's 100 Finest Routes in the Mont Blanc Massif, Batoux's 100 finest routes in the Mont Blanc massif, Top quality Alps under 4000m.

clmacdonald ?/Sep AltLd

Descent to the Requin hut at the end of summer not advised unless sketchy glacier crossings are your thing.

QuentinSu 27/Aug AltLd O/S
steve_gibbs 27/Aug -
Petarghh 10/Jul -

Not in condition. Worth avoiding at the moment

Hidden 10/Jul AltLd
tedburt 09/May AltLd O/S

Got half way before had to turn round so that didnt miss flight home!

with Aaron Burdett
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden ??/2015 -
joelevanschamonix ??/2015 -
Hidden 14/Sep/14 -
steve_gibbs 14/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
with Hannah
aljones91 03/Sep/14 AltLd dnf

Snow very slushy so decided to turn back, fun day out tho

Big Lee 25/Aug/14 AltLd dnf

Still can't seem to finish this route. Went only as far as the Col sup. du Plan as it was white-out and snowing and so not much fun continuing. Good snow conditions up to the South side of Rognon du Plan where it became softer. Descended the Glacier d'Envers du Plan to the Requin Hut. Glacier was in poor condition in places but just passable.

annak 25/Aug/14 AltLd dnf

Bad weather so we abandoned ship at the col. Also far too late in the year, conditions on the glacier were horrible, took all day to get to the refuge hut (including falling into a big hole).

greenclimb 12/Aug/14 AltLd

there and back +1 on guide book

with Sarah
Hidden 12/Aug/14 AltLd
Jo sumner 08/Aug/14 2nd O/S
chris687 08/Aug/14 AltLd
AndyBryce 05/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
hamishfrost 05/Aug/14 AltLd
joelevanschamonix 16/Jul/14 AltLd β

Great conditions. 6 hours bin to bin

with Annie
davidbird63 26/Jun/14 -

Last of trip. From the first lift. Harder rock step and longer than anticipated. Description says short. Not so sure. Great route now a firm favourite for me. Return harder than outward due to rock step and steep snow ridge on softening snow.

ten4dave 26/Jun/14 -
GuitarGenius92 25/Jun/14 AltLd O/S
with will smith
Hidden 15/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 10/Jun/14 Lead
Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor 09/Jun/14 Solo O/S

Good snow coverage, but very high temperatures. You want to be returning before 12:00.

joelevanschamonix 17/May/14 AltLd β

with Tim Oliver
fulton333 ?/May/14 -
with Matt, Charlie Edwards
mike mo ??/2014 -
joe.91 01/Oct/13 Solo

Only to Col du Plan as we slept in and only wanted a half day, would like to finish!

Hidden 01/Oct/13 Solo
Hidden 23/Sep/13 Lead
Pete23 29/Aug/13 AltLd
with Stephen Mors
jameslam 11/Aug/13 AltLd O/S
with Olaf
Malcolm Auchie 03/Aug/13 Solo

Amazing climb with great views. Snow was a bit sketchy on way back, would reccommend leaving very early for this one.

with Jamie Evans, Karen Pickering
robgixer ?/Aug/13 -
TommyMcG ?/Aug/13 -
Fat Andy Heff ?/Aug/13 AltLd dnf
Pete Houghton 22/Jul/13 AltLd dnf

Reached the final col, but far too hot and had to turn around to make it back to the Midi in time safely. Super route until then.

jimmatthews 22/Jul/13 Solo
peter.herd 20/Jul/13 -
with Sinclair Cooper
Pete_Frost 16/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Fantastic route with amazing views. Descent via Envers du Plan glacier is avalanche prone and very long.

MichaelGallimore 12/Jul/13 Solo dnf

Turned back after abseil pitch due to soft snow- set off too late

with Andy blakley
MichaelGallimore 12/Jul/13 Solo dnf

Turned back after abseil pitch due to soft snow- set off too late

with Andy blakley
Hidden ?/Jul/13 -
kelly_426 ?/Jul/13 -
Gumery 26/Jun/13 AltLd dnf

Turned back at second col as didn't fancy reversing the steep snow.

with Naomi
Mr Fuller 25/Jun/13 AltLd dnf

Bad snow conditions. Backed off before the first long traverse.

with Paul Gibbison, Joe Barker
Eddie1234 ?/Jun/13 Lead

Only to Rognon du Plan due to poor conditions.

with Bill Spittal, Andrew Cherry
Hidden ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S
freeheel47 ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Tobias at Home ??/2013 -
walts4 ??/2013 -
jcw ??/2013 -
jcw ??/2013 -
James Thacker ??/2013 -
Tony Kartawick ??/2013 AltLd rpt

Thought it would be a doddle. how wrong can you be. A great route.

with James Thomas
nking100 ??/2013 -
alasdair19 ??/2013 -
walts4 ??/2013 -
Dave Searle ??/2013 -
andybuckley 23/Sep/12 -

Great route on the ridge: not hard, but good fun and great views all along. Started on the ridge at 9.30 due to late telepheriques at this time of year. The plan was to turn around after about 3 hours since last cable car down from the Midi was at 4.30. We foolishly took the guidebook at its word that the descent to Montenvers would take 3 hours: the summit of the Plan was calling too intensely, and featured some wonderful cramponing rock steps. The descent was a disaster, though: after negotiating the bergschrund we spent many hours weaving through chaotic serac bands and crevasse fields down the Envers glacier. Reached the moraine/buttress below in the dark and so missed the unlit Requin hut -- we bivvied below the hut at midnight and made the long scree/moraine descent to Monetenvers the next morning -- in a thunderstorm for extra fun. Glacier descent highly discouraged!

with Gerhard Brandt
rosieposey14 07/Sep/12 -
alias dave 03/Sep/12 -
with Sam.EB
Hidden ?/Sep/12 AltLd dnf
Ashley Hold ?/Sep/12 AltLd
andybuckley ?/Sep/12 -

Lovely route, but this late in the season we had to choose whether or not to bail at the abseil in order to get the lift down. Opted to complete the route, leading to a rather epic descent of the glacier & slabs and a night in the open before a storm came in! Live and learn...

with Gerhard Brandt
Sam Simpson 15/Aug/12 AltLd dnf

Wind slabbed slope stopped us

Hidden 09/Aug/12 AltLd
cas smerdon 09/Aug/12 AltLd
with Declan
Ewan Russell 24/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
Wils 24/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Just under 8hr return

Sankey 22/Jul/12 -

Descended Envers du Plan glacier to Requin Hut, then Mer der Glace to Montenvers. Very loose, stones falling from glacier, and a short awkward downclimb at the end of the Envers Glacier.

with Ed
James_L88 21/Jul/12 -

Descended straight after the abseils (didn't ascend Aig du Plan) due to soft afternoon snow and the descent over the glacier.

with Badger
Hidden 17/Jul/12 AltLd dnf
Sophie Nunn 17/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with Floris
nia 15/Jul/12 AltLd O/S
with harry
Kirill 12/Jul/12 Lead

In both directions, 8 hours return.

with James, Michael
chris687 09/Jul/12 2nd dnf

Started quite late in the day and so turned around just before the abseils. nothing technical but has some objective dangers. Hence AD in new guide.

with pete rowlands, john holliday
keithlambley 09/Jul/12 -
with Kate R
Nigel Bond 07/Jul/12 Solo
with Bern Hardman
Hidden 07/Jul/12 -
Nigel Bond 07/Jul/12 Solo
with Bern Hardman
67hours 04/Jul/12 -

Ditched our third member part way along (sorry Rob) to make for a much faster traverse. There and back again, about 4.5hrs each way.

with Becky H
R_W_M 04/Jul/12 -

Started moving together as a party of three, but left the others at the Rognon du plan as they were not comfortable moving as a three on this terrain and soloed back to the valley Blanche, 2.5 hours to Rognon do plan, 1h 20mins back after hanging around to watch the sunrise and get some awesome photos

Katherine Ross 04/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Really great route, though I really wasn't feeling great for the return.

cbeard 04/Jul/12 Lead O/S

In both directions - battled a dilapidated Katherine back to the Midi in about 9 Hr

Hidden 03/Jul/12 AltLd
Hidden 01/Jul/12 AltLd
Tim Sparrow ?/Jul/12 -

Aller retour. Done as a first route acclimatiser - felt fine until a 2 hr wait at the Midi to go down ... urrrgghh.

with Geoff Thomas
Ragingpossum 23/Jun/12 AltLd

Camped on the Vallee Blanche and set off round 5am to make use of good snow conditions. Summited just after 9, fantastic route. Descended down to the mer de glace unexpectedly, which made for a very long walk home.

with Joe Bowers, harry kingston
sacdenouilles 23/Jun/12 AltLd
with J F Philippe
JKBowers 23/Jun/12 AltLd
with Harry Kingston, William Bourne
mcgovern ?/Jun/12 Lead

Slept in the midi station and got up at 5am to get good snow conditions. Summited the plan after 3 1/2 hours with ease. We returned back along the ridge to the midi station, which was much more difficult. I found ascending the 2nd absail particularly tricky. Excellent route though!

with K-Man
colonelreginald ?/Jun/12 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
Hidden ??/2012 -
np134 01/Aug/11 Lead O/S
with C. Price
inspiration_needed ?/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Moved together for most of it. 13 hours return! Amazing route. Though almost got hit by rock fall in the decent of the couloir!

with Mat
mickd ?/Aug/11 AltLd

Poor ice/snow conditions. Climbed some of the rognons en route. The Envers du plan glacier was VERY bare. Walked back to cham. Long day'

Hidden 31/Jul/11 Solo O/S
jo86 30/Jul/11 -

7 hours return from the Aiguille du midi

Jim Brownlow 30/Jul/11 AltLd
Hidden 30/Jul/11 Lead
Karl Wooffindin 27/Jul/11 AltLd dnf

Final snow slope was in a state. Wisely turned around and went back to the midi.

with Ollie Hemstock
Hidden 27/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jul/11 -
catemuir 25/Jul/11 AltLd dnf

Bailed at the Col du Plan and descended to the Glacier du Tacul/Mer de Glace. Only a super-human could get from the Midi to Montenver train station in 7 hours (guidebook time)!

Hidden 25/Jul/11 AltLd dnf
matthewjames 25/Jul/11 AltLd dnf

First semi-epic. The route was too snowy and we were too slow, ended up deciding to walk down the glacier because the route would be a swim. Navigating a snowy glacier in a white out turned out to be quite hard. Ended up bivvying on the Mer de Glasse because it got dark and we couldn't find the stairs to get off.

TheLiz 25/Jul/11 -
with Cate, Josh
Hidden 25/Jul/11 AltLd dnf
djking1983 11/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Alex Porter
joedoherty 10/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
d_meacher ?/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Stephen Griggs
steve-grigg ?/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
wi11 28/May/11 AltLd dnf
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden 16/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
masa-alpin 09/Oct/10 AltLd O/S

Completed in 3 hours. Could not work out which way to go in the last pitch, and followed the party who had been after and overtook us.

with Max C
Hidden 15/Sep/10 -
Hidden 12/Sep/10 -
Hidden 12/Sep/10 -
Alexandre Buisse 03/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Took us quite a long time. We missed the first passage on the Chamonix side after col du plan and went on the rocks on the Envers side instead, with two pitches of spicy III/IV, then an abseil back en route. The rest was a bit icy but otherwise in decent conditions. We decided not to continue with the whole Aiguilles traverse after seeing the already late hour.

with Nic Mullin
Hidden ?/Sep/10 -
Shonkhor 26/Aug/10 2nd dnf

Turned back early poor conditions.

with Guy, James
Poco Loco 26/Aug/10 Lead dnf

Really hot day. The snow was bad by 8:30, decided to turn back.

with Will, Guy Pomeroy
Hidden 22/Aug/10 -
Ken Applegate 13/Aug/10 Lead

We were going well, but got unnecessarily spooked by a guide turning back just short of the Aiguille Plan. Still, good fun non the less.

PeteH 09/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Not a cloud in the sky, fantastic views, sunburnt neck.

DaveLeonard 09/Aug/10 AltLd
with PeteH
declanj ?/Aug/10 -
Jack Doyle ?/Aug/10 -
with mishell
Tony Kartawick ?/Aug/10 AltLd

Fabulous. always thought it would be a push over. It wasn't; it was long and the route finging down the Envers Du Plan Glacier was mildly taxing. the night at the Requin Hut was one of life's great experiences.

with James Thomas
QuentinSu ?/Aug/10 Lead O/S
westaway 27/Jul/10 -
vincentvega 25/Jul/10 -

Done as a return trip. Fantastic route, tricky last couple of moves to get to the very top of the plan as the ledges were iced. Be acclimatised, as its a fairly good slog, esecially back to the Midi.

with danny robb
Hidden 11/Jul/10 AltLd dnf
1andrew1 11/Jul/10 AltLd

Turned back because of heat. Beautiful route

with Drew
stephenmckenzie 11/Jul/10 AltLd dnf

Backed off due to rapidly-melting route.

with James Chesmer, Ben Jeffreys
Hidden 10/Jul/10 -
groovy_nut 08/Jul/10 -

Descended Envers glacier to Requin hut, then down to Montenvers.

with Patrick
Hidden 07/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
AMarchant 07/Jul/10 -

A fantastic day, Ally's first of the trip. Finished in good time and descended to the Requin Hut, Mer de Glace and Le Montenvers.

with Ally Hurst, Stu Air
Hidden 05/Jul/10 AltLd
tscoobydoo ?/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
with phillip belcher
centurion05 ?/Jul/10 -
Hidden ?/Jul/10 AltLd
JGW ?/Jul/10 -

Surprised by the exposure on the ridge, and knackered from the altitude by the end, but a great route

with Matt Tilley
liamo333 ?/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
gallonj ?/Jul/10 -
Hidden ?/Jul/10 -
goatee 24/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Bristoldave 23/Jun/10 Lead
CarolineH 23/Jun/10 -
with Dave
Hidden ?/Jun/10 -
chopin-smith 10/Feb/10 Lead O/S
alancash100 ??/2010 AltLd
Hidden ??/2010 -
Guy Wilson ??/2010 -
david0811 11/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

very dry and icy made for slow progress. decended the envers glacier which is very badly crevassed

with Mark Reid
Hidden 07/Aug/09 -
John HW 28/Jul/09 -
with Rhys HW, Ben HW, Cath
Hidden 28/Jul/09 -
Ben HW 28/Jul/09 -
with John HW
Hidden 21/Jul/09 -
bullwinkle 21/Jul/09 Lead rpt

Moved together. Hadn't been up to the Aiguille tdu Plan before. Went down the glacier to the Requin hut - it's pretty gnarly!

MoWalker3 07/Jul/09 AltLd
with Quiet Ian
tscoobydoo ?/Jul/09 -
Hidden ?/Jul/09 AltLd O/S
stuart34 29/Jun/09 AltLd dnf

Didn't make Aiguille du plan summit, descended glacier.

with Stuart Buchan, James Monypenny
Hidden 02/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/09 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/09 -
thecurlyone ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Liam McGuane
Hidden ?/Jan/09 Solo
Hidden ??/2009 AltLd O/S
barksmo ??/2009 -
nickdonohue ?/Oct/08 -

Did most of the route solo but teamed up with french couple at the Rognon and ascended / descended Aig de Plan then reascended the rognon with them.

Hidden 27/Aug/08 AltLd dnf
Hidden 26/Aug/08 2nd dnf
Giles Davis 26/Aug/08 2nd O/S
Jack00 08/Aug/08 -
with Tim, Darren, Laura
Neil Mackenzie 06/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

awesome situations but easy. Long descent via requin and over heavily crevassed mer de glacé

with andy & warren
andymoin 06/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

Got the second bin up 6.40pm. Amazing climbing, gob smacking situations on airy snow arêtes. Nothing to technical but a very long day. Did the route midi to plan in guide book time 4hrs. The decent took far to long 5 1/2 hrs to montivers. We when very slowly down a knarly looking but easy envers glacier. After a we rest at the requin hut we also managed to get lost for about 2hrs in the mer de glace/tucal/luacho glacier join. This was very crevassed and required loads of jumping and back tracking. Managed to the get the train tho :)

adw07 06/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

The ridge itself has some nice easy climbing and good situations, but quite short. Had great fun getting stuck in the middle of the crevasse field of the mer de glace.

with Andy and Neil
Hidden 04/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
JonHarvey ?/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Aug/08 AltLd rpt
Hidden ?/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
jimsrankin ?/Aug/08 AltLd
with Mel
Dave Searle ?/Aug/08 -
with jim
Hidden ?/Aug/08 AltLd
felixthelion 29/Jul/08 AltLd
tommytuffa 29/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
with Felix
gordon henderson 22/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
with MRT
HIGHTOWER 22/Jul/08 2nd
with Gordie (Leuchars), Paul Millen
joe king 22/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Rose
Rosey Posey 22/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Paul
robertporter ?/Jul/08 -
Neil D ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jul/08 AltLd
LardClimber ?/Jul/08 -
with Dave Williams
Gibbo ?/Jul/08 AltLd
with Tom Gibbison
Hidden 25/Jun/08 AltLd dnf
Hidden ?/Jun/08 -
AndrewJenkins ??/2008 -
existing debt ??/2008 -
with roger
Hidden ??/2008 -
Dave ??/2008 AltLd
markfairbank 26/Aug/07 Lead dnf

First day in the mountains, set off late due to getting sorted out and as a result DNF. Backed off before the abseil as had to get back for last lift down. Bit of an epic for our first day........but excellent route. Will be back.

with SteveyM
SteveMyatt 26/Aug/07 AltLd dnf
with Mark Fairbank
Hidden 14/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/Aug/07 AltLd O/S
Rob84 ?/Aug/07 Lead
with Sam Strong
SamStrong ?/Aug/07 AltLd
with Rob Dyer
Martyn ?/Aug/07 2nd

Guide used (Dave Hollinger and Willy ?)

with James Williams
Hidden ?/Aug/07 AltLd
Cardi 31/Jul/07 AltLd O/S

Moved together on most of it

with Ant F
Hidden 15/Jul/07 AltLd dnf
Hidden 08/Jul/07 AltLd dnf
david morse ?/Jul/07 -

also finished at rognon du plan

with ric moat and jon denniss
Hidden ?/Jul/07 -
Hidden ?/Jul/07 -
Hidden ?/Jul/07 AltLd
LardClimber ?/Jul/07 -
with Dave Williams
dmorgan27 ?/Jul/07 Lead

Beautiful day, very hot, camped on the glacier below the top station of the aiguille de midi.

with Terryl
Hidden 30/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
matt0759 30/Jun/07 AltLd
with Dan Parker, Kevin Charleston
Hidden 17/Jun/07 AltLd dnf
JonHarvey 17/Jun/07 AltLd dnf

what a good route! turned back due to unexpected difficulties and conditions at around the 1st rognon.

with Jay Jackson and Sharon Hooper
shazhooper ?/Jun/07 -
with Jon Harvey, Jay Jackson
cliffy ?/Jun/07 -

Did not complete as it was 1st day out and had to get back for last cable car.

Hidden ?/Jun/07 AltLd
rob stokes ?/May/07 AltLd dnf
with rebecca
Tobias at Home 29/Dec/06 AltLd O/S

Almost died but the views were good.

with Bag
Big Lee 10/Nov/06 AltLd dnf

Started along the route late and moved too slowly. Decided to sack the route off midway along.

with Phil Davis, Jonathan Brown
Hidden 10/Sep/06 2nd
KeithW 09/Sep/06 -

Moved together as a four, but DNF

with Nick Ferguson
Hidden ?/Sep/06 -
Nicos 31/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Smelly Fox 03/Aug/06 Lead O/S
with Dom, Rich, Matt Croll
Somerset swede basher 02/Jul/06 AltLd O/S
with Rich Siddle
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/06 -
sebastien ?/Jun/06 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/06 -
Hidden ?/Jun/06 AltLd
gavinjd ??/2006 -
hilled101 ??/2006 AltLd
feilx ?/Aug/05 -
Hidden 19/Jul/05 2nd dnf
AJM ?/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
with Ronan Kavanagh
chrissloan84 ?/Jul/05 -
with Sim
Hidden ?/Jul/05 -
dannyboy83 ?/Jul/05 -
Rhian Wood ??/2005 -
dan cowley ?/Sep/04 AltLd O/S
with Angus Murray and John Maguire
Alpandy ?/Jul/04 -
Ed Saint ?/Jul/04 -
220bpm ?/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
with Dave
adamscottthomas 09/Jul/03 Lead
with Ian Johnson
Danhan 05/Jul/03 -
with James D, Dave W, Steve
abbeywall ?/Jul/03 -

out and back

with K
Hidden 09/Jun/03 AltLd
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden ??/2003 -
Andy Clarke 27/Jul/02 AltLd

Out and back. Beautiful narrow snow arete shortly after leaving the Midi. All in all, a very aesthetic route, with superb views along the ridge.

with MikeW
Hidden ?/Jun/02 -
Martyn ?/Aug/01 Lead dnf

Got to Rognon du Plan do to strength of party.

with James Williams
Paul-Michael 31/Jul/01 AltLd O/S

From the Refuge des Cosmiques. Desended the South-East Face PD to the Refuge du Requin 6 1/2 hr to summit, 9 hr to refuge. No pitching, moving together.

LakesWinter 08/Jul/01 AltLd O/S

Did this in a big storm and had a big epic, an excellent route though.

with Wil
Stone Muppet ??/2001 -
Phill_ Thompson ?/Aug/00 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead
Hidden 03/Aug/99 AltLd
andrewbooth1000 ?/Aug/99 Lead rpt
with Neil Urquhart & Neal Poad
nige pacer ?/Aug/99 AltLd O/S
gwedgwood ?/Jul/99 2nd
with Geraldine Achard
auld al ?/Jul/98 Solo O/S
olekemi 10/Jan/98 Solo O/S
with Jerome P
andrewbooth1000 ?/Jul/97 AltLd O/S

Did this the same day as the Cosmiques Ridge

with Andy from Oxford Uni
Hidden ?/Jul/97 Lead
Rob Kennard ??/1997 -
with James Dunlop, Paul Andrews
Laramadness 22/Jul/96 -
with Steve Munton
NickJH ?/Jul/96 AltLd O/S
with LiamG
Hidden 12/Jul/95 AltLd O/S
auld al ?/Jul/95 Solo O/S
frost ?/Jul/94 -
with S Raw
craig h ?/Aug/93 AltLd
with Jim Mellor
Hidden 30/Jul/93 -
Hidden 30/Jul/93 -
Hidden ?/Jun/93 AltLd O/S
ill_bill 11/Aug/92 -

with Sandy & Jamie Ogilvie. Descent via Envers Glacier, Mer de Glace and missed the last 'Phrique down!

with Sandy Ogilvie
Tony Prendergast ?/Aug/92 -
with Susan Oldfield, Mike Cleary
Hidden 30/Jul/92 Solo
Hidden ?/Jul/91 AltLd
Tim Sparrow ?/Jul/91 -

Plan - Midi after bivy near Requin hut. Fell asleep on Col Midi with out sun screen and face peeled like a lizard later.

with Chris D
Hidden 02/Aug/90 -
Hidden 13/Aug/89 AltLd
Hidden ?/Aug/89 AltLd
gallonj ?/Aug/89 -
timbanton ??/1989 -
Tony Buckley ?/Aug/88 -

Done from the Plan to the Midi, following an ascent of the south face of the Plan

with Richard Brockman
Hidden ?/Aug/88 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/88 -
Grezza ?/Jun/88 Solo

snow plod in spectacular surroundings. tiring if unfit!

with JuJu
John Marsland ?/Aug/87 -
with Dave Soles
freeheel47 ?/Jul/87 -
sacdenouilles ?/Jun/87 AltLd
Andy Chubb ?/Jun/86 Lead
Hidden ??/1986 AltLd
garywalker147 ??/1986 Lead
eroica64 10/Sep/85 AltLd

Didn't actually get toPplan. Got back to Midi station late and bivvied there.

with John Graeme
Gary Coggon ?/Jul/85 Solo O/S

1985-7. Pete or Bruce?

with Bog, Pete Leeming, Mike Block
Steve Crowe ??/1985 AltLd O/S

We also reversed it back to the cable car.

garywalker147 ??/1985 -
biggianthead 30/Aug/83 -
with G
Richard Weller ?/Aug/83 -
with Paul Mavin
andy tetsill ?/Aug/83 AltLd

turned back t the col du plan superior s it started to snow and wrmed up. Returned to the midi station

with Richard
Richard Weller ?/Aug/83 -
with Paul Mavin
John Marsland ??/1982 -
with Eduardo Martinez
Hidden 03/Sep/80 Lead
mark-abz ?/Jul/80 -
with ?
mark-abz ?/Jul/80 AltLd
Nevil ?/Sep/79 -
with Steve
Hidden ?/Aug/79 Solo
beaumap ?/Jul/79 Lead
with Stan Tanner
Nigel Coe ?/Jul/79 -

We went Plan - Midi so we didn't have to descend the Envers de Plan glacier when the snow bridges were soft. Nearly reached the ridge, on a perfect smooth snow slope when boom, I fell down a crevasse. An epic ensued, but we both limped into Midi station with relief.

with John Walmsley
Andy Say ?/Aug/78 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1976 Lead
Dave Musgrove 11/Aug/72 AltLd
mikej ?/Jul/68 AltLd
with Hugh Lane
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