1073m, 7 pitches. Aiguille de Praz Torrent: Voie Parat-Seigneur

Equipped with many bolts in some places and none in others; bring a good rack!

Starting altitude :1400 m.
Configuration :face
orientation :SE
Total difficulty :TD-
Free rating :5c
Required free rating :5c
Engagement rating :III

monsteratt 15/Nov AltLd O/S

Went off route on pitch four, by not traversing left. Resulted in an interesting corner pitch that was pretty worth while. Nice day out.

with Katy A, Rich B
Hidden 07/Sep -
Hidden 25/Jul Lead
jcw ??/2014 -
Hidden ?/Aug/13 AltLd
Hidden 23/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Chris Sansum 25/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Cha P1-4, Chris P5-8. Went off-route around P-4. We were using a photocopied route which guide had kindly translated for us. Somehow managed to miss the traverse right - I think we were too high. Anyway, I just made up a route which went straight up. Not too difficult, but we missed the chimney completely. Managed to get ab rope stuck on the way down. Tip - might be better to do it in 2 abseils rather than trying to reach the ground in 1. Ran down the hill and got to the bus stop 10 mins before the last bus back to Chamonix!

sarpedon 05/Sep/12 AltLd O/S

Swift 1.5 hour approach with a 1200m gain that fortunately keeps the crowds away.

Hidden 24/May/09 AltLd dnf
andymoin 03/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

Killer 1 1/2 hr walking, very pretty but very steep. Went of route and did a line that was more like French 6a/6b, still don't really know what we did. Spend a few hours simil climbing along a knife edge falling down ridge, I stood on a block about the size of a fridge freezer which fell off, managed to hold on myself tho. Missed the abb point and had to descended in 5 abbs off tiny spikes on minging broken ground. Got down about 8.30pm and finally got a hitch back to the camp site at 10.30pm, not quite the easy day we were looking for.

Neil Mackenzie 03/Aug/08 AltLd

recommended this route by cubby. not sure if we actually did the right route..... hard first pitch, had to use bolt for aid :-( then had a bit of a mission getting off, 4 scary abs!

with Andy
Hidden 22/Jul/06 2nd
liz j ?/Sep/05 2nd

Topped out, then the area was hit by a strong earthquake, resulting in 10 mins of blind panic (we thought the pillar was falling down!!) and a hairy descent as the gully had been subject to a large rockfall. Proper day out!

with neil brodie
Les Ross 02/Jul/00 AltLd
with David Millar
NickJH ?/Jul/96 AltLd O/S
with LiamG
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