Fourche Bivouac approach AD
[Kuffner 3 - The approach slope to both La Fourche bivouac and the start of the ridge., 2 kb]The approach to the Fourche Bivouac. The final ice climb (45 degrees) provides the interest. 3.5 hours from the Midi. 2.5h from the Torino

Photo: Kuffner 3 - The approach slope to both La Fourche bivouac and the start of the ridge. © TonyM
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This climb is in 29 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Hidden - Solo - 07/Sep/14

steve_gibbs - Solo O/S - 01/Sep/14 with Al Docherty

steve_gibbs - Solo O/S - 31/Aug/14 with Al Docherty

Hidden - 25/Aug/14

Hidden - 08/Aug/14

MSchobitz - Solo O/S - 21/Jun/14 with David Robinette

Hidden - Solo - 01/Jul/13

SerenGib - AltLd - 04/Jul/12

Lots of black ice on lower section
Christian Beck - AltLd O/S - 29/Sep/11

Moved together. Dry conditions and some brittle ice.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/11 with Steve Seale

Tried to approach the hut late afternoon after climbing Chèré Couloir in the morning. Took ages climbing up to the ridge due to poor ice, poor acclimatisation and exhaustion. Didn't reach the hut until 10pm. Ab'ed back down next morning dropping my camera on the way. Not my finest Alpine moment.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Mike Lelliot

Hidden - AltLd - 27/Aug/11

d_meacher - AltLd O/S - Aug/11 with Edvin Mellergard

RKernan - AltLd O/S - 15/Jul/11 with Conor Gilmour

bullwinkle - AltLd O/S - 14/Jul/11 with Bart

Bit slushy and 'orrible
Petarghh - 03/Jul/11 with Lewis Fraser, cavemanjack

It took almost 4 hours from Midi station, struggling in soft snow.
masa-alpin - AltLd O/S - 12/Oct/10 with Max C

stuart34 - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Kim Ladiges

Oops! Slipped when lost concentration moving together with one axe and no gloves. Didn't go too far fortunately! Snow and ice in crap condition early afternoon. Led the Kuffner next day without any problems!
Cardi - 2nd dog - 06/Jul/10 with Mike Wild, Mark Vet

dannyboy83 - AltLd O/S - Jul/10 with Floris

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Sep/09

Hidden - Aug/09

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/09

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

Hidden - Solo - 10/Sep/07

Jules C - Aug/07

lazyhopkins - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/07 with Jon Lynch

jl - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/07 with Brad

Bristoldave - 2007 with Rich

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