South-West Flank (Glacier du Milieu)** PD+
Climb the Milieu Glacier from the Argentiere hut, the last slope is 45 degrees for a few hundred metres

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This climb is in 124 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Neil D - 07/Mar/15 with Boriz Korzh

Descent
Clay C - 03/Sep/14 with Hannah, George

Descent
67hours - 03/Sep/14 with Hannah, Clay

Descent
jonskippy - 08/Aug/14 with Ben Cooling

Descent
alastairbegley - 31/Jul/14 with Richard Nicholson

Slick - 31/Jul/14 with Alastair Begley

In descent.
ndraper1 - 06/Jul/14

Hidden - 11/Apr/14

Hidden - Solo - 10/Mar/14

chapmand - Solo O/S - 10/Mar/14 with Rory Brown

Hidden - 24/Feb/14

Hidden - 2014

John suffering from altitude so turned back from about 150m below summit, halfway up the narrow part of the final snow slopes.
Finn Curry - Lead dnf - 21/Aug/13 with John Wilshaw

Hidden - 14/Aug/13

prwalker - 14/Aug/13 with wupert

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/13

Bruce S - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/13 with Joshua Willett

In descent
thomaspomfrett - 01/Jul/13 with Will Groat

Hidden - Lead rpt - 01/Jul/13

In descent
Strachan - Jul/13

Hidden - Jul/13

kelly_426 - Jun/13 with Luke Dudill

Hidden - Solo O/S - 25/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 18/Apr/13

Hidden - 18/Apr/13

Hidden - Solo - 01/Apr/13

On skis. Quick ascent from GM. Would have been better skiing if we waited for the sun to warm the slopes.
Stuart Johnston - Solo O/S - 04/Mar/13 with Misha Gopaul

Hidden - Solo - 18/Feb/13

Hidden - 2013

Tobias at Home - 2013

jcw - 2013

jcw - 2013

walts4 - 2013

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 23/Jul/12

Sophie Nunn - AltLd dnf - 23/Jul/12 with Tom T, Floris

ashtond6 - Lead - 20/Jul/12

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

moved together in descenbt, far to late in the day after mini epic on wymper route. crevase fiel;d was a nightmare with partially soft snow covered crevasses everywhere!
Webster - AltLd O/S - 07/Jul/12

Rafal was suffering mild altitude sickness and exhaustion. Returned from halfway up Milieu Glacier. Having climbed the 60 degree ice at the lip of the glacier.
efetunc - Lead dnf - Jul/12 with Rafal Malczyk

Hidden - 04/Mar/12

Hidden - 2012

Binder - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/11 with Chris L

Nice climb, very good snow conditions made for a quick day out.
Chris L Hill - 10/Aug/11 with Simon Pearce

Jim Brownlow - AltLd - 02/Aug/11 with Joe Toller

nigel pearson - 01/Aug/11 with Mark

Simon Preuss - Aug/11 with Andy, Phil

Debris from above was a problem on the descent.
efetunc - Aug/11 with Andrew Asaam

Hidden - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - 31/Jul/11

Hidden - 31/Jul/11

Acclimatisation bimble
JdotP - 31/Jul/11 with Krzysztof Gorgolewski, Bike Bore

Erlaak - 25/Jun/11

mark_jc - Jun/11

Ski descent
Kris - Solo - May/11

Ben Briggs - Solo - 25/Apr/11 with Ed

mike.moss - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11

Conditions good but little acclimatisation; left Tommy at 3700m and went to the top with Mike. Awesome, but was wasted afterwards.
Rollo - Solo O/S - 23/Apr/11 with Mike

Phils binding snapped off just below the burgschrund so we decided to just ski down from there
HarryB - 10/Apr/11

Hidden - Solo - 31/Jan/11

Hidden - 2011

Hidden - 11/Sep/10

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Sep/10

jac00 - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Tom

tomtom89 - Solo O/S - 04/Aug/10 with Jack

jogle03 - AltLd - 25/Jul/10

JonBrown - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Steve, Simon

thetradlad - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10

ffdalton - 06/Jul/10 with Dean Dalton

Hidden - 05/Jul/10

a tough slog in soft snow. views on top well worth the effort
goatee - 21/Jun/10 with Alaister Gurney

Hidden - Jun/10

keith leonard - 2010

Hidden - 2010

Guy Wilson - 2010

Glacier dry. Crevasse minefield. Reached bergschrund, and decided snow in no fit state to be climbed. Retreated. Heard a huge avalanche that froze us in terror, but may have happened on Chardonnet glacier, as nothing came down. Heard today that there's now a river running down the thing.
cmsg - Lead dnf - 22/Jul/09 with Lisa

descent
vvanhinsbergh - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/08 with Steve Williams

Matthallinan - Jul/08

lightning!
Jim Brooke - Aug/07 with Malcolm, Jamie Boyd

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/07

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jun/07

Bristoldave - 2007 with douglas

Si dH - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/06 with Paddy Snow

Hidden - Jul/06

This was supposed to be the easy training climb before doing Mont Blanc a few days later. Got to within ~150 meters of sumit then ran out of time. Slipped on the way down the steep bit above the Bergschrund. We eventually stopped a few meters above the bergschrund with Simon's face dripping with blood - luckily nothing too serious though! We then got caught in 2 thunderstorms and a rock fall on the way back down to Argentiere village from the hut.
mmalbon - Jul/06 with Simon and James

Marmot Catcher - AltLd - 30/Jun/06

Climbed up the glacier du milieu, then descended by snowboard down the couloir Barbey on the swiss side.
stevomcd - Solo - 18/Apr/06

Hidden - Solo - Apr/06

Peter Metcalfe - AltLd - 20/Sep/05 with Shaw Brown

andyinglis - 15/Jun/05 with Tom Dunstan, Neil Adams, ross barnes

A round trip from the UK in a weekend. Purgatory.
featuresforfeet - Jun/05 with The Tweddler

Piers Harley - Solo - Jun/05

clams - 2005 with AD

Gibbo - AltLd - Jul/04 with Tom Gibbison

With Ollie.
adamscottthomas - Solo - 19/Jun/04

Ross Barnes - Jun/04 with Neil A, Andy I, Tom D

Neil Adams - Jun/04 with Andy I, Tom D & Ross B

John Simpson - Lead O/S - Jun/03 with Taff, Mo Holmes

stuartm555 - AltLd - 12/Jul/02 with Douglas Cowan

Alpandy - AltLd - Jul/02 with Matt Owen

From Refuge du Argentiere, 5 1/2 hr PD-
Paul-Michael - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/01 with Mark McCaffrey, Paul Nurse

Hidden - 12/Jul/01

Hidden - Jul/01

Hidden - 2nd dnf - Jun/01

ashpreston - AltLd dnf - 2001

In ascent
rlrs - AltLd - Sep/00

NickBrown - AltLd O/S - Jul/99 with Tim

gwedgwood - 2nd - Jul/98 with A N Other, Murray Ball

stokesrees - Lead - 1997 with gilles lalanne

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Jul/96

Hidden - Mar/94

Spring ski mountaineering trip in touring skis and koflach mountaineering boots with small group with a bivi under rock at bottom of climb. Ski upto bergschrund, and walk to top in knee deep snow. Pretty much suvival ski down lots of racing snow plow, kick turns and headplants
John Simpson - Solo - Mar/94 with Lewy Lewis, Neil Greenwood, Andy Valance, Rick, Adam Dobby, Ian Roberts

ste_d - AltLd O/S - 20/Aug/92 with mik

mikedelderfield - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/92 with Steven Delderfield

auld al - AltLd O/S - Aug/91

Pete_Frost - Lead - Jul/91

agagsgrot - Jul/90

Budge - AltLd O/S - 1990 with Richard Teed

gallonj - Aug/89

mark-abz - AltLd - Aug/88 with Andy W

Hidden - Jul/84

Hidden - Aug/81

leland stamper - AltLd - 1979 with Hugh Grandfield

Turned back quite high up - poor visibility.
Bolt Phobia - AltLd dnf - Aug/75

Hidden - Lead - 12/Aug/74

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