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.

ClimberDateStyleNotes & Partners
Hidden ??/2015 -
jcw ??/2014 -
Hidden 12/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2012 -
sgl ?/Jun/05 AltLd
Jo and Konnie
Hidden ?/Jun/05 AltLd O/S
liz j ?/Sep/04 2nd
neil brodie
Hidden ?/Jul/95 AltLd
John Marsland 01/Aug/87 -
Dave Soles
Hammy 23/Jul/85 AltLd
Ian Barker
mark-abz ?/Aug/81 AltLd
Mick D
uphillnow ?/Jul/64 Lead
John Sargeant
High VI+
Mid VI+
Low VI+
High VI
Mid VI
Low VI
High VI-
Mid VI-
Low VI-
Votes cast 1
Votes cast 1
Style of ascent
Alt Leads
Not Set
Not Set