Whymper Couloir AD
600m. It is on the Verte that you become a mountaineer. The Whymper Couloir is a fine snow route, direct and elegant. The central part of the couloir is in fact steep and formidable, the upper part being perhaps wider but its average angle (47° between 3700 and 3950m) is 55° from 3950 to 4051m at the Col de Rocheuse. Gaston Rebuffat
E. Whymper with Ch. Almer and F. Biner 29/Jun/1865

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

This climb is in 23 logbooks, and on 27 wishlists.

Got half way up, turned round due to scrap snow and deteriorating weather.
Roberttaylor - AltLd dnf - 24/Aug/14

The Ghost Rider - 16/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 08/Aug/14

Turned back due to bad snow. Other climbers followed after so felt we made a good decision.
David Staples - 2nd dnf - Aug/14 with Glorious

Got lost, too far right, ended up with hard mixed climbing up to the Grande Rocheuse, 23 hours including ~18 abseils
KatOstrich - 2nd O/S - 26/Jun/14 with Ollie

Hidden - AltLd - 20/Mar/14

Climbed moving together with lawrence and Andy, topped out to see the sun rise. Abseil descent.
Paul Figg - 17/Mar/14 with Andy Brown, Lawrence Monckton

jcw - 2014

Hidden - 2014

Hidden - 2013

piersnewton - 2nd O/S - 19/Nov/12 with Olly Roberts

John Carney - Lead O/S - Apr/11 with Clara Kulich

In descent
stuart34 - AltLd O/S - 10/Oct/10 with Kim Ladiges

Hidden - 02/Aug/10

In descent.
HamishD - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/10 with chris burn

chopin-smith - 05/Nov/09

IanJackson - Solo - 23/Jul/08

Down climb. Less effort than climbing up.
decs - Solo - 22/Jul/08

With Ollie. Quality mountain day!
adamscottthomas - Solo - 04/Jul/04

Descent route.
innes - Mar/99 with Mark Harris

Hidden - Aug/88

Hidden - Aug/88

Alt leads with John Robertson no probs descended by Moine ridge sort of.
oldmanofmow - AltLd - Jul/62

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Style of ascent

Alt Leads
Clean O/S