300m, 10 pitches. Camptocamp.com description: 'The climbing is sustained at 5b/6a. Chamonix style cracks, which are VERY strenuous if you are not used to them. Possible to climb for most of the year.'

Most belays have a single bolt as backup, it's advisable to use the first belay of Faute De Frappe on the way down (look to skiers left) to reach the base to avoid pulling ropes into the cracks/spikes of the first pitch. 20 min approach from hut.

Amended grades: 5b, 6a+/6b (Size 2+3 camalot essential!), 5c (optional belay at niche, 5b after), 5c, 6a, 5c. Abseil from this pitch or continue to the top (4a-4c) and walk off down Plateau du Jardin.

Ravanel & Simatos 1972

Hidden 16/Aug/16 AltLd O/S
w-watson 15/Aug/16 AltLd dnf

backed of after crux due to weather.

FlavioL1989 05/Aug/15 AltLd O/S

Tried to do this on the same day as the 5h snow field and glacier approach. First climb on Granite with some amazing laybacking despite exhaustion from the walk and altitude. Got up to B5 only.

ben.phillips 05/Aug/15 AltLd O/S
with Flavio, Robin Edwards
walts4 ??/2015 -

As of April 15, vast percentage of the pegs en route are loose, defo need reseating if you are to depend upon them.

Danjones 30/Jul/12 AltLd O/S

Good crack climbing, broken towards top

with dan ely, Steve Keys
dan ely 27/Jul/12 AltLd
with steve, danjonesukc
gergosantha ??/2006 -
Hidden 17/Jul/03 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/92 AltLd
Hidden 27/Jul/89 AltLd
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