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South-West Flank and North-West Ridge*** PD

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South-West Ridge >>
The ordinary route, rather exposed above the Hugisattel. First ascent date should be 1829 (system doesn't accept as a valid date)
J Leuthold, J Wahren 10/Aug/1929
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 24 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Pero - Lead - 25/Jul/14

Ski toured to the Hugisattel. The ridge was banked out with snow with an (albeit rather steep in places) trench leading along it. Mixed climbing, but mainly on snow.
JiveWeasel - 06/May/14 with Flexibility Boy, Mrs Weasel

Mrs Weasel - 06/May/14 with JiveWeasel Flexibility Boy

Hidden - AltLd - 07/Mar/14

AD, not PD. Light rock rack required for the traverse of the ridge.
jonnie3430 - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Carol

From the col we soloed the ridge. Quite tricky in places as snow was very hard. Also busy with guides and clients.
Carol Goodall - Solo O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Gary (LMC from Ireland), Jonnie Williams

jon59 - Lead - 29/Jul/12

bengillies - Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11

SaraAT - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Jonathan Phillips

Hidden - 20/Aug/10

Icy above 4000m. Great view from top!
cubehead - 2nd - 11/Aug/10

Pete23 - 2nd - Jul/10

Skied up to the Huggisattel. Moved together as a 3 the whole way. Phil lead ascent, I lead descent.
niallk - 07/Apr/10 with Paul Lucas, Phil Jardine

3 on a rope moving together. Phil led on the way up and Niall on the way down. My first 4000er:-)
lucasp - 07/Apr/10 with Phil and Niall

bigbobbyking - 06/Aug/09

keith hal - 2nd - Jul/09 with Tim Blakemore

The ridge was covered in snow and and all of the rock had a thick coating of verglass making it pretty hairy for a PD!
PondLife - 13/Aug/08

Mick led most of this
rd20 - AltLd - 10/Aug/08 with Alun Ward, Mick Mahon

biggianthead - 12/Jul/05 with T

Tarquin - 2005

Stuart Macfarlane - AltLd - 09/Aug/04 with Helen

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Aug/04

Ski tour
jcw - Apr/71

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Somerville, Templeton Adams, milkyjoe

Voting
Total votes cast 12
hard PD+2 of 5
PD+1 of 5
easy PD+1 of 5
hard PD0 of 5
PD1 of 5
easy PD0 of 5
hard PD-0 of 5
PD-0 of 5
easy PD-0 of 5
3 Stars6 of 7
2 Stars1 of 7
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Style of ascent

Soloed2 of 24 (8.3%)
Lead3 of 24 (12.5%)
Followed4 of 24 (16.7%)
Alt Leads4 of 24 (16.7%)
Unknown11 of 24 (45.8%)

'Climbed'19 of 24 (79.2%)
clean O/S5 of 24 (20.8%)