From the Dix hut ascend to the Col de Serpentine. From here follow the East ridge to the summit, initially snow, then rock to II. Descend the SW ridge route.

Ticklists: Top quality Alps under 4000m.

Dale Finnie 25/Jul AltLd
Hidden 25/Jul AltLd O/S
featuresforfeet 25/Jul AltLd
Matt250 11/Jul AltLd O/S
eoinb ?/Jul -

Went in opposite direction to normal, which is, I believe, harder. Needed two abseils.

alasdair19 ??/2013 -
Pete Barker 16/Aug/12 2nd O/S
with Andy, Lizzie
machars 07/Aug/12 -
Hidden ?/Aug/12 -
Bex_M 30/Aug/11 -
jfmchivall 21/Aug/11 Lead

V little snow, had to cross rock band (I) halfway up broad ridge from Col du Serpentine. Ridge was closer to III at times than II. One abseil needed to descend first gendarme.

with Andrew Thurston, Ole Kemi, Jamie Lawrence
olekemi 20/Aug/11 AltLd O/S
with John C, Andrew T, Jamie L
Rexie 19/Jul/11 -
Hidden 18/Jul/11 -
Hidden 12/Jul/11 2nd
shankie ?/Jul/11 -
Slick ?/Jul/11 -
Hidden ?/Jul/10 -
dizzyg ?/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

started in the Arolla valley 200m below the pas de chevres, long day 15hours back to Arolla. Well worth the effort, had to rush down the SW ridge due to thunder storm.Great alpine route , would recommend to everybody as a must do.

with aidy
liamoloughlin ??/2007 AltLd
Hidden 05/Aug/05 -
duncana 06/Jul/05 -

First early start, first wet glacier with cravasses to avoid for me at front, then cloud descended for loose ridge.

with Pippa Archer
hamishfrost ?/Jul/05 2nd
Hidden 19/Jun/04 AltLd
alexanderpatton 28/Jul/03 AltLd O/S

Fresh snow made the 'horns' a bit tricky. Ridge to the top is cracking, big holds and excellent rock for the Valais

with Ben Pryke
reg_measures 22/Jul/02 -
with steve, aaron
mike.moss ?/Jul/02 AltLd O/S
abbeywall ?/Jul/02 -
with K
rlrs ?/Sep/00 AltLd
Antony Mariani ?/Sep/00 AltLd O/S
with rlrs
Bob M 07/Aug/99 -

A wonderful day - a beautiful mountain, interesting mixed route, spectacular scenery (especially the huge cornices on the first summit), extensive views over the Valais, Grand Combin and Mont Blanc, perfect weather.

with Jill Stevens
Dave ??/1991 AltLd
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