The Ginat*** ED1
[Onto the final steep wall of the Ginat, north face of les Droites., 2 kb]IV 5
Jean Ginat, Modica, Simond & Troussier 24/Jul/1978

Photo: Onto the final steep wall of the Ginat, north face of les Droites. © gav p
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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on 56 wishlists.

Simul climbed/soled and kim led the top ice pitches. 11hrs argentiere hut to Breche de doites. And - since looking at pictures of the route quite possibly off route to the left at the top ish?
stuart34 - 2nd - 09/Oct/13 with Kim Ladiges

Last pitch had no ice. Big problem
Stuart Johnston - 20/Nov/12

routeepic descent. only people to do it that winter till then. snow up to waist and found a body just to mention a couple of factors.
jamesturnbull - AltLd - Feb/12 with rich howells, aiden

thebigeasy - Feb/12

Graham - 2012

Wed 26th Walked in from valley and bivi on glacier. Thurs 27th started a bit late and found ice all the way so slow going, ran out of food, bivi 5 pitchs from top, ran out of gas-water.long haul down to hut on 28th then back to cham on 29th! P Prentice, L Yule and P Smith
Smith42 - AltLd O/S - 26/Oct/11

Luke Brooks - AltLd O/S - 17/Oct/11 with Francis

In good nick, some quite thin ice on steep sections but technically easy as so many steps / hooks from previous ascents.
nickdonohue - AltLd - 06/May/11 with Mark McCarthy

Bailed.
andyinglis - AltLd dnf - 25/Apr/11 with Neil Adams

Hidden - AltLd - 17/Apr/11

edek_w - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Feb/11

Initial difficulty getting over the schrund as it was pretty dry and previous ways over had apparently collapsed. Went to the left 7.5 hours schrund to breche, 3 hours rap to the glacier.
stevepotter - 2nd - 29/Jan/11 with Matt

Ben Briggs - AltLd O/S - 09/Oct/10 with Tom

Absoultly amazing conditions. Mega route. Got it in 10hrs 22mins! Just a tad of Uli's time.
Ally Baba - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/10 with Dave Searle

First grande course. great day out.
Dave Searle - 29/Sep/10 with Ally swinton

Reached the breche 2.30pm and after a veeerrryyy long walk down in waist deep slush we reached Chamonix at 10.45pm.
HamishD - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/10 with chris burn

frost - 14/Apr/10 with Tom Livingstone

Dave Almond - AltLd - 19/Mar/10 with Mark Thomas

Tom Livingstone - AltLd O/S - Mar/10 with simon frost

daveyzxcv - AltLd - 04/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd - Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 13/Oct/07

sgl - AltLd - 13/Oct/07 with Konnie

haydng - AltLd O/S - Jun/06 with Will

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 20/Mar/03

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/97

Hidden - AltLd - Jul/88

Hidden - AltLd - Aug/82

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