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North-North-East Ridge PD

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From the Col des Montets go up easy slopes on the left. Go up steeper slopes to the right of the ridge proper and join it at the demi-lune finish to the Chevalier Couloir. Continue up to the summit rocks. Sections at 50/55 degrees.
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Matt300 - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/14

Toured/climbed to ski Chevalier Couloir.
ndraper1 - Apr/14 with Dave Chapman, Pete Houghton

Hidden - 2014

Finn Curry - Lead - 20/Aug/13 with John Wilshaw

Got 1st lift to top lift station and geared up on the glacier. Moved together up slope of the ridge to the left, detouring up a short rock section. Hard snow up and no snow with bare ice up last section to the shoulder. lots of ice screws used. Quickly lead up 'crux' wall(3b) in crampons on shoulder and belayed Geoff and Ed up. Lots of traffic. Moved along ridge to summit and then abb'd on tat off ridge back down the way we climbed. 2 abbs to traverse across to 'ordinary' route dissent. not much snow on dissent route ether. 3512m (Summit) NE Ridge (I) AD (guide book)
justaddpowder - Lead - 16/Aug/13

Hidden - Solo - 09/Aug/13

Descent
chris687 - Lead - 05/Aug/13 with Jo Sumner

Jo sumner - 2nd - 05/Aug/13 with Chris Andrews

Hidden - AltLd - 21/Jul/13

Nigel Bond - 09/Jul/13 with Andy Blakely, Deirdre Collier

Slick - 06/Jul/13 with Isabel Evans

Hidden - 06/Jul/13

Hidden - 2013

Hidden - 2013

guy757 - 30/Jul/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Jul/12

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/12

Descended after NW ridge, moved together in parts
ladymuck - 2nd - 07/Jul/12 with Simon Binnie, Linda Coombs

masmith - AltLd - 07/Jul/12 with Michael Mason, James Matthews

Matt Farr - 06/Jul/12 with Al

Made it to the bergshrund. Route very wind blown almost no snow with large Ice section, only had 2 ice screws and one rope. With poor weather moving in backed off route
bsavage - Lead dnf - 03/Mar/12 with Jeremy Savage

Started up the steep face (good fun) and joined the ridge at the demi-lune. Stopped just shy of the final summit.
Binder - AltLd O/S - 18/Aug/11 with Chris L

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Jul/11

HarryB - AltLd - 22/Jul/11 with Ollie

catemuir - 2nd - 22/Jul/11 with Will

Did the right hand ridge last year so this year opted for the left. Much nicer route, less busy. Demi lune is a great feature, very photogenic. Descended down the normal route but abseiled off the shoulder to avoid the crowds on the lower ridge. Great day out with my buddy for his first alpine climb
Marky Mark - Jul/11

Hidden - 10/Sep/10

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/10

Hidden - 09/Jul/10

Clay C - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Max

texeltup - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/10 with Will

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - Jul/10

Did this in ascent then normal route descent - a nice combination.
nickdonohue - Lead - Apr/09 with Francois ?

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Sep/08

rd20 - Lead - 22/Aug/08 with Martin

Lead most of the descent
smolders - AltLd O/S - 22/Aug/08 with Robert D

Krumme - Aug/08

garythomas - Jul/08 with Mike Jepson

galpinos - Lead - 09/Sep/07 with Tim, Tim & Chris

bullwinkle - 09/Sep/07 with Nick

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Aug/07

In descent
Cardi - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/07 with Sunil

dave657 - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/07 with wilchivs and mark walter

lazyhopkins - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/07 with Jon Lynch

jl - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/07 with Brad

stephmonks - 07/Jul/07 with Jess Longbottom

Hidden - 06/Jul/07

wilchivs - 2nd rpt - Jul/07 with Dave Ripley and Mark Walter

Mark Walter - 2nd O/S - Jul/07 with Wil and Dave

Glyn - Jul/07 with Trystan and Perry

Part of Conville course guided
tommytuffa - Jul/07 with FChris Fisher

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/06

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Aug/06

kleinej - Lead rpt - Aug/06 with James

Hidden - Lead - 14/Jul/06

Will_he_fall - Jul/06 with dan

Hidden - Jul/06

Great route, is now an AD in the new guidebooks. great steep ice section,, was out of condition when climbed during July '06 heatwave so was quite interesting!
JonHarvey - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with David Moir and Michael Maben

dmoir - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Jon Harvey and Mike Maben

Marmot Catcher - AltLd - 25/Jun/06

Somerset swede basher - AltLd O/S - 20/Jun/06 with Rich Siddle

Martyn - AltLd rpt - Sep/05 with James Williams

kleinej - Lead rpt - Aug/05 with Matt

kleinej - Lead O/S - Aug/05 with Patrick

paddygoodwin - 2nd - Aug/05 with Jason

franny - Aug/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/05

adamscottthomas - Solo - 18/Jun/04 with Oliver Mentz

Good climbing, with a lovely 'half-moon' snow crest. Done as the first half of E-W traverse. Recommended as a fine alternative to the crowded NW Ridge.
Andy Clarke - Lead - 28/Jul/02 with JamesW

Hidden - AltLd - 28/Jul/02

Beautiful day out - we were abseiled over by a guided party, which was interesting to say the least. Not too crowded on top - walked back down to the valley rather than taking the lift.
Tubroos! - Lead O/S - Jul/02 with Kate Lloyd

Martyn - Lead rpt - Aug/01 with James Williams

rlrs - AltLd - Sep/00

Martyn - Lead O/S - Aug/99 with Rob Boylin

Hidden - 20/Jul/98

sebastien - Lead - Jul/98

Martyn - 2nd O/S - Aug/97 with Rob Boylin

Marti999 - Solo - 27/Jul/94

Pete Pozman - AltLd O/S - 27/Jul/86 with John Byrne

davemhart - 29/Jul/84

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/76

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Style of ascent

Soloed3 of 84 (3.6%)
Lead25 of 84 (29.8%)
Followed8 of 84 (9.5%)
Alt Leads24 of 84 (28.6%)
Unknown24 of 84 (28.6%)

'Climbed'53 of 84 (63.1%)
clean O/S25 of 84 (29.8%)
clean rpt5 of 84 (6.0%)
dnf1 of 84 (1.2%)