East Face Direct** VI
[East Face Direct, Aiguille de Moine. View down the crux pitch. 1967., 3 kb]400m, 13 pitches. This is the best route on the face and an established classic. It takes a direct line on excellent granite with the crux occurring on the fist pitch. The face is steep and receives a lot of sun ensuring that the climb rapidly comes into condition after bad weather. 6hr from hut.
Contamine + Labrunie 25/Jul/1954

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

Photo: East Face Direct, Aiguille de Moine. View down the crux pitch. 1967. © Tony Marr
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This climb is in 12 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - 2015

jcw - 2014

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Aug/12

Hidden - 2012

sgl - AltLd - Jun/05 with Jo and Konnie

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/05

liz j - 2nd - Sep/04 with neil brodie

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/95

John Marsland - 01/Aug/87 with Dave Soles

Hammy - AltLd - 23/Jul/85 with Ian Barker

mark-abz - AltLd - Aug/81 with Mick D

uphillnow - Lead - Jul/64 with John Sargeant

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