NE Spur Direct ED1
[The final summit ridge, 3 kb]Also called Tounier Spur Direct.

Photo: The final summit ridge © Mr Lopez
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This climb is in 10 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

Hidden - AltLd - 16/Aug/11

Did the rock but ice sections was not in condition, abd off and benighted on the glacier, rock was very good. Disappointed we did not finish it off.
Sam Simpson - AltLd dnf - Aug/11 with Calum

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 04/Sep/10

Abbed of Breche, ran out of gas! Only bought enough for a single bivi, massive oversight. Superb route thou, wish i got to use the mixed gear we lugged up the direct start!
Matt Bennett - AltLd dnf - 02/Sep/10 with Alalister Gurney

Ally Baba - AltLd O/S - 27/Aug/10 with Kim

Pete Graham - AltLd - Aug/10 with Howard Lawledge

Hidden - 28/Jul/10

Hidden - AltLd - 22/Sep/09

Start at Argentiere Refuge. 600 m of rock climbing up to 5b french. Bivac at the "castle". 600 m ice and snow and mixed the next day up to 80 degrees angle. Followed by appr. 10 abseils 100 m to the right of the exit of route. Followed by downclimbing steep snowgully and a complicated glacier crossing to the Couvercle hut.
michaelja - AltLd O/S - Jul/99

mark-abz - AltLd - Aug/81 with Walter P

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Dino Dave, tscoobydoo, benclimbing, stuart34, punj, joe larner
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