Rockfax Description
I, 50m. Probably the single easiest and most accessible alpine route in this book, this really is as simple as alpinism gets. What this climb lacks in difficulty, it makes up with in views and tagging this ridge onto your day allows to you get an unrestricted look at the Dent du GĂ©ant, across to the Aiguille du Midi and down to the Envers des Aiguilles. From the Helbronner lift, walk easily to the Col des Flambeaux and the West Ridge is on your right. Traverse the snow slope on the left of the ridge and follow this until it rises gently to a small col. Continue up the 35 degree snowy ridge to the summit. Reverse the route to descend. © Rockfax

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
Ani 8 Sep Lead
with mowat27
with mowat27
mowat27 8 Sep 2nd O/S
with Ani
with Ani
mmmhumous 29 Aug Solo Done in decent, top section was dry, bottom half was very wet snow. Fixed rope in place for bottom section.
Done in decent, top section was dry, bottom half was very wet snow. Fixed rope in place for bottom section.
lewis_james84 23 Aug -
davelongbottom 23 Aug -
Shane Nowakowski 26 Jul AltLd O/S
Hidden 12 Jul AltLd
Hidden 9 Jul -
Danny17894 5 Jul Lead
with Tomathon, Lucy, Charlotte
with Tomathon, Lucy, Charlotte
william henderson 4 Jul Solo O/S
Calum3610 3 Jul Solo
with Andy H AMC
with Andy H AMC
xingzhekui 3 Jul -
jarljorgensen 1 Jul -
Natalie Dyer 30 Jun Lead O/S
Steven haywood 30 Jun Solo
MuckyMorris 27 Jun Lead
with keith reynolds
with keith reynolds
MuckyMorris 27 Jun Lead
with keith reynolds
with keith reynolds
Flett 27 Jun -
lottelawrence 25 Jun -
RW99 25 Jun AltLd O/S
Luke Carl 21 Jun Lead O/S
Liam3140 21 Jun 2nd O/S
mountainremedy 21 Jun Lead O/S In descent after ascending the north ridge, on Conville course. Easy snow plod.
In descent after ascending the north ridge, on Conville course. Easy snow plod.
norris.dan 20 Jun Lead In descent after leading the Northeast Ridge.
with Dave, Lotte
In descent after leading the Northeast Ridge.
with Dave, Lotte
Aled Williams 19 Jun -
RUDIN.J.D.H 18 Jun Lead O/S
speculoos 11 Jun -
TimG 11 Jun Lead
alixfelly 11 Jun - First ever alpine route on the conville course. It felt more like Scottish winter than alpine summer... High winds and poor visibility, we didn't even know we'd reached the peak until our instructor told us! I feel like we missed out on the best bits given in the description...
with TimG
First ever alpine route on the conville course. It felt more like Scottish winter than alpine summer... High winds and poor visibility, we didn't even know we'd reached the peak until our instructor told us! I feel like we missed out on the best bits given in the description...
with TimG
Hidden 8 Jun Lead O/S
David Cooper 7 Jun - In descent via harder options in bad weather. Included abseil descent: ropes got stuck, ropes got cut. Pretty funny for the easiest route in Chamonix
In descent via harder options in bad weather. Included abseil descent: ropes got stuck, ropes got cut. Pretty funny for the easiest route in Chamonix
QuentinSu 5 Jun Solo
kenneM 29 Mar AltLd O/S
with Carl Davies
with Carl Davies
Vlad Pepper 3 Jan -
Jarek 3 Jan Lead O/S
Tom Redwood 3 Jan - Up in 10 minutes and decent views, nice little addition.
with Vlad Pepper, Jarek, Lizzie
Up in 10 minutes and decent views, nice little addition.
with Vlad Pepper, Jarek, Lizzie
Hidden 11 Aug, 2018 Solo O/S
JoeWilliams 29 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
with Ollie B
with Ollie B
Ollie B 29 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
with J.Williams
with J.Williams
j.anstee 18 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S Descent back to Hut
with Stu Quinn
Descent back to Hut
with Stu Quinn
gallonj 12 Jul, 2018 - descent
descent
cacheson 28 Jun, 2018 Solo Descent
with JordanR, CalumI
Descent
with JordanR, CalumI
joem 24 Jun, 2018 - in descent
with FelixL
in descent
with FelixL
Hidden 24 Jun, 2018 -
ChrisH89 24 Jun, 2018 - In descent. It's a 50m easy snow slope up a very small lump 10 minutes walk from the hut, not sure it's even a route really...
In descent. It's a 50m easy snow slope up a very small lump 10 minutes walk from the hut, not sure it's even a route really...
Alpenglow 24 Jun, 2018 AltLd In descent. Moved together.
In descent. Moved together.
Hidden 12 Jun, 2018 2nd O/S
Jim blackford 11 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S Moved together in descent
Moved together in descent
jh1990 11 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S
loonylovegood93 8 Jun, 2018 Solo O/S
Manc88 7 Jun, 2018 Lead O/S Fun little addition after doing the Marbrees.
with Jake, LG-Mark
Fun little addition after doing the Marbrees.
with Jake, LG-Mark
LG-Mark 7 Jun, 2018 2nd
with Manc88
with Manc88
Hidden 14 Sep, 2017 -
makos999 ?Sep, 2017 AltLd O/S
Swiss Tony ?Sep, 2017 AltLd
Hidden 24 Aug, 2017 Solo O/S
Hidden 22 Aug, 2017 -
steve_gibbs 5 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
Hidden 5 Aug, 2017 AltLd
Sam Hunt 17 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
elewis96 17 Jul, 2017 AltLd
AlexD-L 17 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Sam , Ed Lewis
with Sam , Ed Lewis
Hidden 14 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
Julian Prieto 14 Jul, 2017 - In descent
In descent
RichardWB ?Jul, 2017 -
Hidden 20 Jun, 2017 AltLd O/S
anthonylewis 20 Jun, 2017 AltLd O/S
IanHope 19 Jun, 2017 -
with Bruce goodlad
with Bruce goodlad
JFT 17 Jun, 2017 - descent
with Hawb
descent
with Hawb
Hawb 17 Jun, 2017 -
with JFT
with JFT
Hidden 12 Jun, 2017 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Jun, 2017 Lead
Hidden 1 Jun, 2017 -
Mr. K 29 Dec, 2016 AltLd O/S In descent.
with figfour
In descent.
with figfour
Jarek 18 Dec, 2016 2nd O/S
Vlad Pepper 18 Dec, 2016 Solo O/S
with Jarek
with Jarek
ben_st 7 Sep, 2016 -
Ellie Holland 6 Sep, 2016 2nd
Tom Seccombe 6 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Ellie
with Ellie
Jess Granatt 14 Aug, 2016 AltLd O/S
with Almaas
with Almaas
Hidden 14 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S
BStar 28 Jul, 2016 Solo
Alex Yeo 16 Jun, 2016 -
Wayne.Gaudin 19 Jul, 2015 2nd O/S
huwmjames 10 Jul, 2015 AltLd
John Procter 6 Sep, 2014 Solo
with tom humphreys
with tom humphreys
EamonH 28 Jul, 2014 2nd
Adamski1986 28 Jul, 2014 AltLd
with EamonH
with EamonH
Richard Alderton 16 Jul, 2014 -
EllieWoods 16 Jul, 2014 -
Jack Whiteley 18 Jun, 2014 2nd After doing crevass rescue. Chris lead the approach and scramble. Interesting mixed ground with some rope work to protect the steep snow in descent.
with alexpre
After doing crevass rescue. Chris lead the approach and scramble. Interesting mixed ground with some rope work to protect the steep snow in descent.
with alexpre
Hidden ??, 2014 2nd
Hidden 4 Aug, 2013 -
prwalker 4 Aug, 2013 -
with wupert
with wupert
Phil Murray 18 Aug, 2012 Solo O/S TOok 8 monutes from col du Flambeau. Snow, charcoal-covered ice with added rusty cables, then a delightful 5 minute Glyder-like boulder scramble to a splendid view. Axe, crampons essential.
TOok 8 monutes from col du Flambeau. Snow, charcoal-covered ice with added rusty cables, then a delightful 5 minute Glyder-like boulder scramble to a splendid view. Axe, crampons essential.
Hidden 17 Jul, 2012 2nd
phil64 17 Jul, 2012 Lead
Hidden ?Jul, 2012 -
industrialiceman 25 Jun, 2011 -
Mr Fuller 28 Aug, 2010 Lead
Ly-Cilph 17 Jul, 2010 AltLd Ice towards the top made it a bit harder than it should have been...
Ice towards the top made it a bit harder than it should have been...
baldie_chick 17 Jul, 2010 2nd
Hidden 8 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
Claire Molloy 8 Jul, 2010 AltLd
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