South Face* PD
[Abseiling on the Aiguille de Moine, 2 kb]450m. The normal route, one of the most popular in the range and highly suitable for novice alpinists. Surprisingly the face is rather featureless, the climbing straightforward and not particularly interesting. The route is quite short and an early start is unnecessary. 3 and a half hr from hut

Photo: Abseiling on the Aiguille de Moine © Paluchi
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This climb is in 41 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

In descent. 3 abs near base. Axe dropped into schrund but retrieved!
Tim Sparrow - 13/Aug/15 with Geoff Thomas

In descent. Much longer and more tedious than expected - the route takes you all over the mountain it seemed. Possibly easier if you came up the route and knew roughly where it went.
Rob84 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15 with Mel

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/15

backed off about a third of the way up due to moving too slowely
Webster - AltLd dnf - Aug/15

In descent
Mark Salter - AltLd - 10/Jul/15 with Chris Shorrock

in descent. following cairns
derryclimbs - 04/Jul/15

Hidden - 18/Aug/14

JackM92 - Solo - 17/Aug/14

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jul/14

EllieWoods - AltLd dnf - 03/Jul/14 with Rich

Hidden - 01/Oct/13

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 01/Aug/13 with Alex Marchant

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 07/Jul/13

In descent
Jim Brownlow - AltLd - 15/Aug/12 with Nigel Edley, Iain Mount

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jul/12

4th ski descent of the route.
Ben Briggs - Solo O/S - 29/Feb/12 with Luca

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/11

Descent after climbing South Ridge
Binder - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/11 with Chris L

Descent only
NB Pixel - AltLd O/S - 23/Aug/11 with JT

Simul climbed pretty much everything, were within 10 mins of guidebook time for route and descent. Climbed after an abortive attempt at the East face.
Roberttaylor - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Muir

Teappleby - AltLd dnf - Aug/11 with Sarah, dad

AD-,tricky route finding,pitches f III.
georgenvk - AltLd O/S - 10/Jul/10 with Pavel

mark-abz - Lead - 14/Aug/09 with Alex

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/09

SteveM - AltLd O/S - 21/Jul/09 with Tobs

MoWalker3 - 16/Jul/09 with Quiet Ian

Difficulty finding route on this featureless mountain, particularly grade III chimney - headed up another much steeper one and had to downclimb. Weather started to come in so turned back 100m or so from summit - epic return journey!
rd20 - AltLd dnf - 19/Aug/08 with Martin

Route finding difficult.
smolders - AltLd dnf - 19/Aug/08 with Robert D

Fabian001 - 2nd - 17/Aug/08

In descent
david0811 - 03/Jul/08 with Mark Reid

Peter Metcalfe - Solo - 24/Sep/07

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Sep/06

Hidden - Lead - Jul/05

Hidden - Jun/04

rlrs - AltLd dnf - 2003

innes - Solo - Aug/99 with Jim

NickBrown - AltLd O/S - Jul/99

auld al - Jul/95

Hidden - Jul/91

During the descent I met Pete Boardman who was still at school.
mikej - Solo - Aug/68 with John Hamilton

uphillnow - Jul/64

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
dan wisey, punj

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