A short snow climb from the Vignettes hut, usually following a deep piste.

Isler & Gillioz 24/Aug/1866

WhipperSnapper 21/Aug Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Aug AltLd dnf
PeteMc 04/Aug -
tom0french 04/Aug -
charlie.wilkinson 24/Mar -

Ski tour overnighting in the Cabane des Vignettes

NickBrown 15/Jul/14 Lead

Very firm fresh snow. We were the only people ascending from the Vignettes.

with Susan
Susanj21 15/Jul/14 2nd
neal 13/Jul/14 -

From Vignettes hut. first ascent after 5 days of snow, so now track and beautiful clean summit. No crevasse problems. c2.5 hrs trail breaking all the way.

with Stuart Mcleod
Hidden 17/Aug/13 -
Hidden 23/Jul/13 Solo
Hidden 19/Jun/13 -
keithlambley 18/Jun/13 -
with Kate R
Andrew will wilson ??/2013 -

up and down from arolla in 8hrs,with lunch at vignettes

Andrew will wilson ??/2013 -
neilisou 17/Aug/12 -
Pete Barker 16/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Andy, Lizzie
Hidden 13/Aug/12 -
Darren Axe 13/Aug/12 -

Ascent of SE flank (snow) following bivi at Col des Vignettes. Return to Arolla via Glacier de Piece.

with Lorna Fisher, Sam Harrison, Imogen Fisher
Hidden 13/Aug/12 -
James_L88 10/Jul/12 -
with Badger
islandlynx ?/Jul/12 -

easy plod from vignette hut. 2.5 hrs up, 40 mins down.

with Ryan
Hidden ?/Jul/12 -
Erik_M 10/Aug/11 Lead O/S


with James Fathers, Claire Tunaley, Sarah Kirton
Hidden ?/Aug/11 -
thomaspomfrett 29/Jul/11 -

JG intro course

with Kirsty Marsden
Hidden 12/Jul/11 -
Hidden 10/Sep/10 -
Only a hill 26/Aug/10 -
groovy_nut 26/Aug/10 -
with Alex R
Hidden 11/Aug/10 AltLd
Hidden 22/Jul/10 Lead O/S
jandyd05 20/Jul/10 Lead rpt

Repeat climb to introduce Lew to alpinism. The views are still amazing, ould have stayed there all day - Mont Blanc massif to the west, Matterhoprn, Dent Blanche, Dent d'Herens immediately to the east with Valais alps east behind and Bernese oberland in the distant North east

with Lewis Burling
tmather 18/Jul/10 -
Hidden 16/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Tom_Harding ?/Jul/10 Lead dnf
with Mat, Gordy
Hidden ?/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/09 -
Hidden 24/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
Mathijs ??/2009 -
andrewb ??/2009 -
Hidden 05/Sep/08 AltLd
agagsgrot 11/Aug/08 Lead

Nice walk. It was misty but no problems finding the top just followed the piste. Second time I've done it - in the mist - so I still don't know what the view is like!

with Thomas
bengillies ?/Jul/08 -
Hidden ??/2008 2nd
Sophie Nunn 20/Sep/07 Lead
with James, Andy
oligriffin 16/Aug/07 -
Hidden ?/Jun/07 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/07 -
FrJ ??/2007 AltLd O/S
with Tim Hunting
PondLife 01/Sep/06 -

Superb views af the Matterhorn as well as many other alpine giants. Glacier turned into slush rapidly in the morning sun.

with Andreas & Andrea
Hidden ?/Aug/06 2nd
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 11/Jul/06 AltLd
with Paul Stephenson
MD 22/Jul/05 -
jonesieboy ?/Jul/05 -
hamishfrost ?/Jul/05 AltLd
thegoatstroker ?/Sep/04 -
with John Jones, Chris Cox
Feeling bold 19/Aug/04 -
with Mike (UK), Mike Pescod
Hidden ?/Jul/04 2nd O/S
colinakmc ?/Jul/04 -
LakesWinter 30/Jun/04 AltLd

Did this after stonefall forced a retreat from the NE face at daybreak. A short snow climb to a great viewpoint.

with Curly
Sankey ?/Aug/03 -
with Andy B + Phil
Hidden 11/Jul/03 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden 06/Aug/02 -
reg_measures 11/Jul/02 -
mike.moss ?/Jul/02 AltLd O/S
FrankW 11/Jul/01 AltLd O/S
with Mark L
cem ?/Jun/99 -
with Jerry Boyd, Gordon Carder
MoWalker3 01/Aug/92 -
Hidden ??/1989 AltLd
Tony Buckley ?/Aug/87 -

In descent

Tim Bateman ?/Jul/87 -
Hidden ?/Aug/83 -
Hidden ??/1983 -
99bolivar ?/Aug/80 Solo


with Peter Elliott
Bolt Phobia ?/Mar/80 Lead

Ski ascent - as part of traverse from Modane (Fr.)to Zermatt.

Howard J 09/Jul/75 -
with Reading University MC
Hidden 07/Aug/73 -
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