3429m.

Rockfax Description
II. Although the Northwest Ridge is straightforward and (rightly) the most popular route on the peak, it is possible to reach the summit without even using your hands by walking to the large col between the Tête Blanche and the Petite Fourche and onto the top from here.
Descent - Reverse the route to reach the Glacier du Tour. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Snow slopes to the SE of the summit, avoiding the bergschrund and the spur from the Col du Tour that forms the NW Ridge route. Worthwhile as a short diversion if descending from the Petite Fourche

C.H. Russel, R.E. Welbey, A. Wills, A.Balmat, F.Cachat 25/Aug/1857

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Steve Kempley 3 Aug Show βeta
βeta: The Col du Tour has been equipped with fixed rope and bolts by guardian of the Cab Trient - but still rather loose underfoot in ascent!!
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βeta: The Col du Tour has been equipped with fixed rope and bolts by guardian of the Cab Trient - but still rather loose underfoot in ascent!!
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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
John-Henry 16 Aug Lead
Steve Kempley 1 Aug Lead rpt From Alb Prem refuge, up to summit, then down to Col de Tour, over to Cabane Trient, down next day to Champex
with Frances, Sam, Eilis
From Alb Prem refuge, up to summit, then down to Col de Tour, over to Cabane Trient, down next day to Champex
with Frances, Sam, Eilis
chasingphil 20 Jul Lead β Silly decent over convex of glacier NE if Tete Blanche
Silly decent over convex of glacier NE if Tete Blanche
Liam_T 19 Jul Solo Descent from Tete Blanche
Descent from Tete Blanche
Aled Williams 12 Jul -
with Mary Eggins, Hero Pete
with Mary Eggins, Hero Pete
Natalie Dyer 5 Jul Lead O/S
Steven haywood 5 Jul Lead
davidsouthgate 28 Jun -
with Mairi Teasdale
with Mairi Teasdale
Steve Kempley 19 Jun - Good snow cover on the whole glacier, hardly any crevasses visible.
Good snow cover on the whole glacier, hardly any crevasses visible.
Hidden 19 Jun -
s_sheath ?Sep, 2018 -
chrissloan84 19 Jul, 2018 AltLd
jennym32 19 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
Keith Lambley 2 Jul, 2018 -
with Kate R
with Kate R
Hidden 2 Jul, 2018 Lead
Hidden 1 Jul, 2018 Lead
Mike Turner 22 Jun, 2018 -
with Keith Fisher
with Keith Fisher
DaveLeonard 7 Jun, 2018 -
with Hollie Kirwan
with Hollie Kirwan
Vlad Pepper 8 Sep, 2017 -
with Evan Olson
with Evan Olson
Steve Kempley 21 Aug, 2017 - Lean conditions - a lot of crevasses open
with Martin, Sam, Sinead
Lean conditions - a lot of crevasses open
with Martin, Sam, Sinead
steve_gibbs 1 Aug, 2017 Lead O/S
with Linus, Robbie Blease
with Linus, Robbie Blease
Robbie Blease 1 Aug, 2017 -
Linus Osorio 1 Aug, 2017 -
Matt Boyd 9 Jul, 2017 AltLd
with Neil Dickson, Conor McNamara
with Neil Dickson, Conor McNamara
Conor McNamara 9 Jul, 2017 AltLd
Hidden 9 Jul, 2017 Lead O/S
Conor McNamara ??, 2017 -
Filthy 8 Sep, 2016 -
with dellboy
with dellboy
dellboy 8 Sep, 2016 -
with Ryan Baker, Filthy
with Ryan Baker, Filthy
deandarvill 30 Aug, 2016 - descended via normal route after climbing Petite Fourche
with Ian Wilson
descended via normal route after climbing Petite Fourche
with Ian Wilson
c357 10 Aug, 2016 Lead
Hidden 19 Jul, 2016 2nd
nelstrop 1 Jul, 2016 -
with Philippa hill, Matt ringrose
with Philippa hill, Matt ringrose
MichealMurphy ?Jul, 2016 -
ThomasO'Hagan ?Jul, 2016 -
with Alek, Micheál Murphy, Rose Long
with Alek, Micheál Murphy, Rose Long
jessieleong 23 Jun, 2016 Lead Went up route with Geoff as part of Alpine trip post Conville Course.
Went up route with Geoff as part of Alpine trip post Conville Course.
Geoff Pettitt 23 Jun, 2016 -
A Jackson ?Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
eoinb ?Aug, 2015 -
Hidden 25 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S
Scott Anderson 25 Jul, 2015 AltLd
Mick Riley 22 Jul, 2015 -
with Patrick
with Patrick
Hidden 21 Jul, 2015 -
Hidden 21 Jul, 2015 -
Hidden 15 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S
anthonylewis 15 Jul, 2015 -
Hidden 23 Mar, 2015 Solo O/S
Dale Finnie ??, 2015 AltLd
tradguy 17 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S First snowy alpine peak. Went from chairlift all the way up and back in one day 1300m ascent
First snowy alpine peak. Went from chairlift all the way up and back in one day 1300m ascent
mcaterina 17 Aug, 2014 AltLd
with tradguy
with tradguy
Bristol_Quornstar 31 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S
with Dave Willey, Tal Niv
with Dave Willey, Tal Niv
Simon Gompertz 11 Aug, 2013 - En route to Trient hut. Cracking views of Matterhorn and Chardonnet behind
En route to Trient hut. Cracking views of Matterhorn and Chardonnet behind
James Charatan 11 Aug, 2013 -
Hidden 5 Aug, 2013 -
Mikejamoon 22 Jul, 2013 -
betathief 22 Jul, 2013 -
rpinto 15 Jun, 2013 -
Hidden 14 Jun, 2013 -
Hidden 7 Sep, 2012 -
gfpowell ?Jul, 2012 -
ian.ross.bnc ?Jun, 2012 -
Vincej ?Sep, 2009 2nd
Hidden 12 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
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