400m, 14 pitches.

Rockfax Description
425m. A superb route which is also know as 'Chapelle de la Glière'. The 'razoir pitch' is probably the most photographed in the valley and you'll understand why when you do it. Start at a bolt and a peg at the foot of a wide, right-facing corner-crack. There are some fully bolted but less travelled routes around the start; ignore these and stick to the corner.
Approach - From the top of the Index chairlift, descend the jeep track back towards the Flégère until it splits after 5 minutes or so. Take the right-hand branch, signposted for the Lachenal ski piste, and follow this for 100m and then branch off right onto a smaller path which traverses a scree slope. Follow this until almost directly below the start of the route and take a path leading rightwards into the final approach gully. Follow the gully (easy scrambling) to the foot of the first pitch. There is also a higher path that looks like it leads directly from the top of the chairlift to the foot of the route but it actually descends after 200m and joins the approach described here.
1) 5a, 30m. Climb the wide and polished corner-crack to a bolt belay on the left where it widens. If the belay is occupied, there is another one 5m up and to the right.
2) 4b, 25m. Continue up the corner-crack to gain the ridge.
3) 4a, 50m. Follow the ridge crest easily and then climb the blocky rock step above. Stay right at the top of this and don't be tempted leftwards by the presence of two bolted belays. Belay at the foot of a steep, well-worn corner with a peg 5m up.
4) 5b, 30m. Climb the corner, which is strenuous in places, to a semi-hanging bolt/peg belay on a small, sloping ledge.
5) 5a, 25m. Continue up the corner and exit via a steep pull onto slabbier ground. Follow this up and rightwards to a block belay at the start of an easy section of ridge.
6) 4a, 55m. Follow the ridge easily to where it steepens, and step right and climb a wide groove to a belay on a ledge with a short, orange slab on the left with a bolt a few metres up it. Given the ease of the climbing at the start of this pitch, moving together for part of this pitch makes sense and avoids having to bring a 60m rope specifically for this section.
7) 5c, 20m. Climb the slab (one hard move at the start) and step up and right at the top to an exposed belay on a spike.
8) 5a, 25m. The legendary 'razoir pitch'. Stand on top of the spike and make a committing move onto the slab above. Climb straight up and then slightly rightwards to reach the top of the slab. Follow this via a couple of bits of fixed gear down and rightwards to a bolt on the right where the slab ends.
9) 5a, 50m. Scramble up onto a small area of boulders and walk along this leftwards to join the ridge crest. Follow this to a steep groove. Climb this and step right at the top to belay on a spike.
10) 3c, 40m. Move right and climb broken ground up and rightwards. Pass through a groove and belay on spikes above.
11) 3c, 30m. Traverse right across easy ground and scramble through a notch to belay right below the Chapelle itself.
12) 5b, 30m. Climb the steep wall of the Chapelle via some steep and satisfying moves. At the top of the wall, follow the crest of the rock ridge down and right to a bolt belay beneath a final steep wall.
13) 6a, 15m. Head up the steep wall past some tenuous-feeling moves. There is sometimes some tat around a wobbly spike protecting the last few moves.
Descent - Make a 15m abseil down the north face of the Chapelle to reach a large boulder-filled terrace. From here, scramble eastwards following cairns and a vague path across the hillside, heading for the gully above the Aiguille de l'Index. This involves scrambling up and down occasionally exposed terrain but it is never hard. Be aware that there is some rockfall in the three big gullies that the path crosses so pick your spots carefully if you need to stop. Having crossed the third gully, continue down the clear path descending from the Aiguille de l'Index and follow this via a 28m abseil (or 3c downclimb) to the Index chairlift. Allow an hour from the top of the Chapelle to the chairlift. © Rockfax

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Karlos 16 Aug AltLd O/S
with Stewart Moody
with Stewart Moody
eduardo 11 Aug AltLd O/S
fuzzysheep01 11 Aug AltLd O/S Big slog up to Index from Argentiere, but basically had the route to ourselves. Some excellent pitches, though tricky route finding in the easy bits meant we ended up climbing the big summit before the Chappelle as well. Some pitches can be linked on 60s. Led P1-2, 4-5, bits of 6 and 9, 10-11 and 13. Big day.
with eduardo
Big slog up to Index from Argentiere, but basically had the route to ourselves. Some excellent pitches, though tricky route finding in the easy bits meant we ended up climbing the big summit before the Chappelle as well. Some pitches can be linked on 60s. Led P1-2, 4-5, bits of 6 and 9, 10-11 and 13. Big day.
with eduardo
tjockosne 28 Jul -
ccjhs1824 25 Sep, 2018 2nd 1hr 15min approach from top of flegere, the climb took us 5.5hr as we took sometimes to figure out where are we heading in certain pitches. Decent took 1hr20min and missed last chair (obviously) so walked 2.5hr back to Les Praz. Such a long day but well worthy it, had the whole climb for ourself and really beautiful day ( a bit windy) Happy there is no snow in the gully ! My fav is the 5c slab pitch and the razoir pitch !
with Ásgeir Már
1hr 15min approach from top of flegere, the climb took us 5.5hr as we took sometimes to figure out where are we heading in certain pitches. Decent took 1hr20min and missed last chair (obviously) so walked 2.5hr back to Les Praz. Such a long day but well worthy it, had the whole climb for ourself and really beautiful day ( a bit windy) Happy there is no snow in the gully ! My fav is the 5c slab pitch and the razoir pitch !
with Ásgeir Már
Tom Stoddart 14 Sep, 2018 AltLd
with Iain Leverett
with Iain Leverett
Petewilk 6 Sep, 2018 -
oliverk 5 Sep, 2018 AltLd O/S
with Justin
with Justin
7toes 5 Sep, 2018 AltLd
with Oli K
with Oli K
Joe325 4 Sep, 2018 -
BarneyLoosemore 2 Sep, 2018 AltLd O/S
Amy Kilpin 27 Aug, 2018 2nd
Hidden 26 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
johnself1603 26 Aug, 2018 2nd
JRJones 26 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
williap 26 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
with Jase
with Jase
Rob Royle 9 Aug, 2018 Lead
with Lucy
with Lucy
Mike Bovill 8 Aug, 2018 2nd O/S
ChristyCole 6 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
with dkilner
with dkilner
dkilner 6 Aug, 2018 AltLd O/S
Dougbart 5 Aug, 2018 AltLd
with Adrian
with Adrian
boman1882 4 Aug, 2018 2nd could have led us asked
with Jenny
could have led us asked
with Jenny
Dom Goodwin 26 Jul, 2018 2nd Marvellous route with lots of variants possible, especially higher up. Many parties bypassed the later pitches up the Chapelle.
with Corentin
Marvellous route with lots of variants possible, especially higher up. Many parties bypassed the later pitches up the Chapelle.
with Corentin
Hidden 23 Jul, 2018 AltLd
jrccrosby 23 Jul, 2018 AltLd
with Old John
with Old John
Al_Mac 18 Jul, 2018 AltLd
with Theo
with Theo
Hidden 17 Jul, 2018 AltLd
George.D 13 Jul, 2018 AltLd
BenCollis 9 Jul, 2018 2nd
jalqazzaz 8 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S One of the best multi pitches (partly due to amazing weather) ive done. Nothing too hard. I deviated on to some 6b terrain to mix things up. Great finish. 4.5 hours with a lot of traffic :)
One of the best multi pitches (partly due to amazing weather) ive done. Nothing too hard. I deviated on to some 6b terrain to mix things up. Great finish. 4.5 hours with a lot of traffic :)
The9inger 2 Jul, 2018 AltLd
with Amy
with Amy
Rob_Morris1996 1 Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S Happy to get this one done after looking at it on my first trip and thinking it was a mammoth route... 10m deep snow bergschrund at the start of the route so traversed across clipping the odd bolt from various lines, then started moving together. Shared it with a group of 3 Spanish speaking guides and 'let' them through before the 5c slab as they were in a rush to make the football. Think we made the lift at around half two, a cracking day out!
with tghayne
Happy to get this one done after looking at it on my first trip and thinking it was a mammoth route... 10m deep snow bergschrund at the start of the route so traversed across clipping the odd bolt from various lines, then started moving together. Shared it with a group of 3 Spanish speaking guides and 'let' them through before the 5c slab as they were in a rush to make the football. Think we made the lift at around half two, a cracking day out!
with tghayne
JohnH1977 ?Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S
mattkemp70 ?Jul, 2018 AltLd
with Uncle john
with Uncle john
JMAB ?Jul, 2018 AltLd O/S Lead all the 5b and above pitches.
Lead all the 5b and above pitches.
James.houghton 29 Jun, 2018 AltLd Fantastic route! Had to do a bit of a sport and trad traverse to reach the route due to lots of snow in the gully. Moved together for the easy pitches and alt led the rest. Climbed in just over 4 hours
Fantastic route! Had to do a bit of a sport and trad traverse to reach the route due to lots of snow in the gully. Moved together for the easy pitches and alt led the rest. Climbed in just over 4 hours
a_m154 29 Jun, 2018 AltLd Amazing day, worthwhile route!
Amazing day, worthwhile route!
mattdennies 29 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S Fantastic big day out, good quality rock and great holds where needed. Some brilliant pitches and crack moves. Lead the razor pitch with was pretty bold, no gear from the belay until the top of the arete where there is one piece of tat but the moves were fine. There was a large gap between the snow and the start of the route so we carried up the gully a little and traversed in left to the top of the top pitch on a ledge system. Descended down a snow filled gully to the west of L'Index which took us down to the approach path leading back up to the jeep track. Took us a little over 4 hours to do the climb, worth getting the first lift to give you as much wiggle room as possible.
Fantastic big day out, good quality rock and great holds where needed. Some brilliant pitches and crack moves. Lead the razor pitch with was pretty bold, no gear from the belay until the top of the arete where there is one piece of tat but the moves were fine. There was a large gap between the snow and the start of the route so we carried up the gully a little and traversed in left to the top of the top pitch on a ledge system. Descended down a snow filled gully to the west of L'Index which took us down to the approach path leading back up to the jeep track. Took us a little over 4 hours to do the climb, worth getting the first lift to give you as much wiggle room as possible.
Hidden 25 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S
Cbulman 25 Jun, 2018 AltLd
ChrisH89 22 Jun, 2018 AltLd Really nice route, razor pitch is incredible! Took a harder variation start on bolts for 3 pitches as snow ramp to get to described start was dodgy. Route finding after the razor pitch is tricky...
with FelixL
Really nice route, razor pitch is incredible! Took a harder variation start on bolts for 3 pitches as snow ramp to get to described start was dodgy. Route finding after the razor pitch is tricky...
with FelixL
Hidden 22 Jun, 2018 AltLd
SCClimb 20 Jun, 2018 AltLd O/S Missed out the chapelle due to snow slowing progress. Currently a 4m wide, 10m deep gap between the rock and the snow at the start of the route, so you have to abseil in from further up the slope. No snow on route, decent doesn't have tonnes of snow either.
Missed out the chapelle due to snow slowing progress. Currently a 4m wide, 10m deep gap between the rock and the snow at the start of the route, so you have to abseil in from further up the slope. No snow on route, decent doesn't have tonnes of snow either.
Hidden ??, 2018 -
WTorrensa 30 Aug, 2017 2nd O/S
with Paul Swail
with Paul Swail
jakeepictv 27 Aug, 2017 -
Hidden 25 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
Merlin 25 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S In approach shoes until leading the 6a pitch. Brilliant day out despite the almost comical congestion.
with Dave Tait
In approach shoes until leading the 6a pitch. Brilliant day out despite the almost comical congestion.
with Dave Tait
Hidden 25 Aug, 2017 AltLd
MarkNicholasConnor 23 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
SarahConnor 23 Aug, 2017 AltLd
Gazmataz 17 Aug, 2017 - Fay led
Fay led
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 -
Hidden 15 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12 Aug, 2017 AltLd
Mbaillie 12 Aug, 2017 AltLd
calumhicks 12 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
CameronH 9 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
with ford23
with ford23
mchardski 2 Aug, 2017 Lead
with Stephanie
with Stephanie
Rob Moorcroft ?Aug, 2017 2nd
with Richard Ive
with Richard Ive
Hidden 31 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
spragglerocks 31 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S First 5 pitches in on off rain, decided to bail then Sod's law the sun came out.
with j_duds
First 5 pitches in on off rain, decided to bail then Sod's law the sun came out.
with j_duds
Lumbering Oaf 29 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S A good route with the best climbing in the lower half - gets a bit more scrambly toward the top. P1 and P2 can be run together on 60 m ropes. Had the constant threat of rain from just before 'le rasoir' (a great pitch!) There are bolts and pitons here and there and there is tat where you need it for abseils. Didn't climb the final 6a pitch as wanted to get down quickly in case of rainfall. Descent was pretty simple following a worn path. In the lower section we thought a 25 m abseil preferable than a scramble where there is the option of either.
with Alex Shipp
A good route with the best climbing in the lower half - gets a bit more scrambly toward the top. P1 and P2 can be run together on 60 m ropes. Had the constant threat of rain from just before 'le rasoir' (a great pitch!) There are bolts and pitons here and there and there is tat where you need it for abseils. Didn't climb the final 6a pitch as wanted to get down quickly in case of rainfall. Descent was pretty simple following a worn path. In the lower section we thought a 25 m abseil preferable than a scramble where there is the option of either.
with Alex Shipp
perrys 28 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
bennys89 28 Jul, 2017 AltLd
with perrys
with perrys
sinbad 27 Jul, 2017 AltLd The last 'full' day - made the decsision to get up early for the Contamine - first lift up - got out of the lfit to discover everything plastered in ice. The wet warm and humid weather of the previous few days had not been allowed to dry out due to cloud hugging the hills and the result was 2 inches of rime over everything. The girl working at the Midi station said she had never seen anything like it in summer. Ideas of the Cosimque as a back up plan quickly disappeared as we stood in strong icy winds with lumps of ice falling on us from the netting above - not a day for climbing at altitude! So headed to the Aiguille Rouge - arrived at bottom of Chapelle at about 9:30 with 5 teams in front of us - resigned ourselves to a long walk down at end of the day. However - teams moved quite well - a Japanese team didn't even get off the ground and after an hour we were on our way - with another Brit team behind. Progress was good, climbing was excellent and we topped out about 4 with enough time to make it down for the cable car and even a coffee! A good consolation day. Had an arguement with Pete that evening about what to do on Friday - he wanted to clip bolts in the valley - I wanted to try and get at least one route done that we had come for - Papillion... Eventually he agreed - but the next morning the lift was closed due to strong winds - we ended up at Barberine clipping bolts - me thoroughly miserable pulling on them! Didn't finish - abbed off and came home!
with Pete Burgess
The last 'full' day - made the decsision to get up early for the Contamine - first lift up - got out of the lfit to discover everything plastered in ice. The wet warm and humid weather of the previous few days had not been allowed to dry out due to cloud hugging the hills and the result was 2 inches of rime over everything. The girl working at the Midi station said she had never seen anything like it in summer. Ideas of the Cosimque as a back up plan quickly disappeared as we stood in strong icy winds with lumps of ice falling on us from the netting above - not a day for climbing at altitude! So headed to the Aiguille Rouge - arrived at bottom of Chapelle at about 9:30 with 5 teams in front of us - resigned ourselves to a long walk down at end of the day. However - teams moved quite well - a Japanese team didn't even get off the ground and after an hour we were on our way - with another Brit team behind. Progress was good, climbing was excellent and we topped out about 4 with enough time to make it down for the cable car and even a coffee! A good consolation day. Had an arguement with Pete that evening about what to do on Friday - he wanted to clip bolts in the valley - I wanted to try and get at least one route done that we had come for - Papillion... Eventually he agreed - but the next morning the lift was closed due to strong winds - we ended up at Barberine clipping bolts - me thoroughly miserable pulling on them! Didn't finish - abbed off and came home!
with Pete Burgess
Wendy Watthews 27 Jul, 2017 AltLd A very busy route.
with JakeB.
A very busy route.
with JakeB.
Hidden 27 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
scottywakefield 27 Jul, 2017 AltLd
Iain_L_32 27 Jul, 2017 AltLd
Siongethinhill 23 Jul, 2017 Lead dnf Abseiled off, as the que was large and we had to get back to work! The one that got away
with Benoit Remillieux
Abseiled off, as the que was large and we had to get back to work! The one that got away
with Benoit Remillieux
Robbie Blease 23 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S Awesome day out!!! Led many pitches including the razoir pitch and the crux.
Awesome day out!!! Led many pitches including the razoir pitch and the crux.
Linus Osorio 23 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Louis Kennedy
with Louis Kennedy
JohnHartley 23 Jul, 2017 AltLd
Maz J 21 Jul, 2017 AltLd led pitches 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
with Simon Jones
led pitches 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
with Simon Jones
FelixPeterken 19 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S Some odd pitches but worth it for the last one and a great summit
with AndrewP
Some odd pitches but worth it for the last one and a great summit
with AndrewP
AndrewP 19 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S Lead even pitches. Top 6a pitch is tough but brilliant.
Lead even pitches. Top 6a pitch is tough but brilliant.
bc44caesar 18 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
Julian Prieto 18 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S Led P1,3,5,7,9,13. Moved together on P10,11.
Led P1,3,5,7,9,13. Moved together on P10,11.
Hidden 18 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
FelixJT 17 Jul, 2017 Lead simul, except last pitch
with alex brighton
simul, except last pitch
with alex brighton
pete1993 17 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S did a variation start which missed out the first 6 pitches but stuck mo to the arete and joined just before the razor, good, but too busy which detracted from it, either make sure you are first on it or do it later and walk all the way down
did a variation start which missed out the first 6 pitches but stuck mo to the arete and joined just before the razor, good, but too busy which detracted from it, either make sure you are first on it or do it later and walk all the way down
Max Streeton 17 Jul, 2017 Lead rpt
with Sheri Bastien
with Sheri Bastien
LucaC 5 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S With alternate start, up the bolted route on the right. Overtook 3 teams. 3:40hrs from bottom to top, 1:05hrs from summit of the Chapelle to the index lift. No snow anywhere on the descent, carried an axe for nothing!
With alternate start, up the bolted route on the right. Overtook 3 teams. 3:40hrs from bottom to top, 1:05hrs from summit of the Chapelle to the index lift. No snow anywhere on the descent, carried an axe for nothing!
andycash 5 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
with LucaC
with LucaC
rosso 3 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
with faye
with faye
faye 3 Jul, 2017 AltLd
with rosso
with rosso
steve_gibbs 2 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
duncanedgley 2 Jul, 2017 AltLd
jakeubc ?Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
neal 27 Jun, 2017 AltLd From index lift. Mix of moving together and pitching. Led p2, p4, p7, p13. In rock boots. Nice route, feels a little contrived, might be better to stick to crest of the ridge before the chapelle?
with Stuart Mcleod
From index lift. Mix of moving together and pitching. Led p2, p4, p7, p13. In rock boots. Nice route, feels a little contrived, might be better to stick to crest of the ridge before the chapelle?
with Stuart Mcleod
Ashley King 24 Jun, 2017 AltLd Lead pitches 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Was amazing, great views and razor pitch was awesome. Not too hard either. Would definitely recommend.
Lead pitches 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Was amazing, great views and razor pitch was awesome. Not too hard either. Would definitely recommend.
JonoDHawkins 24 Jun, 2017 AltLd O/S Finally got on it - shame the Razoir pitch was in the cloud but fantastic climbing and in pretty good time too!
Finally got on it - shame the Razoir pitch was in the cloud but fantastic climbing and in pretty good time too!
Steve Woollard 18 Jun, 2017 AltLd
with Andy
with Andy
Si 9 Jun, 2017 AltLd Walked up from Argentiere as the lifts weren't open yet for the summer. Great long day. Still some big patches of snow about in approach gully and descent gully; all dodgeable with some ropework. 3.30 to start of climbing, 4ish hours on route, 1.30 down to top of Index lift, 2 hours down. 11 hours total.
Walked up from Argentiere as the lifts weren't open yet for the summer. Great long day. Still some big patches of snow about in approach gully and descent gully; all dodgeable with some ropework. 3.30 to start of climbing, 4ish hours on route, 1.30 down to top of Index lift, 2 hours down. 11 hours total.
adie84 ??, 2017 -
sroelants ??, 2017 -
Robbo1 8 Sep, 2016 -
Hidden 4 Sep, 2016 AltLd O/S
matty123 3 Sep, 2016 AltLd
Petarghh 3 Sep, 2016 AltLd
tumbling wizard ?Sep, 2016 -
YellowFellow 11 Aug, 2016 AltLd O/S Managed to beat the crowds and simul-climbed the whole thing apart from the last 6a pitch. No one in sight the after second pitch. Unique :) less than 2 hours on total.
Managed to beat the crowds and simul-climbed the whole thing apart from the last 6a pitch. No one in sight the after second pitch. Unique :) less than 2 hours on total.
bencoope 10 Aug, 2016 AltLd O/S
Rob Royle 29 Jul, 2016 2nd A fantastic, must do, route!!
with Seb (Mountain Guide)
A fantastic, must do, route!!
with Seb (Mountain Guide)
kitkat78 19 Jul, 2016 AltLd
with SteveM
with SteveM
SteveM 19 Jul, 2016 AltLd
Hidden 18 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
Heather Osborne 18 Jul, 2016 AltLd First big day out, wrongly went up the Tour which was scary and loose, but apart from that really enjoyed it (ukc route description much better than the Piola guide). Long walk down from the Index after missing the last lift.
First big day out, wrongly went up the Tour which was scary and loose, but apart from that really enjoyed it (ukc route description much better than the Piola guide). Long walk down from the Index after missing the last lift.
Ben in de Bergen 16 Jul, 2016 -
Hidden 16 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
Ben in de Bergen 16 Jul, 2016 -
Hidden 15 Jul, 2016 2nd O/S
Hidden 7 Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
Megan37 ?Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
CraigOsborne ?Jul, 2016 AltLd O/S
Pete_Frost 29 Jun, 2016 AltLd rpt There's a bolt below a wide corner system low down on the ridge, this is probably the original start, it leads up through easy chimneys to gain the ridge. There is plenty of in-situ tat on this line. scrambling then leads to the top of the bigger, more polished corner system mentioned in the UKC description.
There's a bolt below a wide corner system low down on the ridge, this is probably the original start, it leads up through easy chimneys to gain the ridge. There is plenty of in-situ tat on this line. scrambling then leads to the top of the bigger, more polished corner system mentioned in the UKC description.
Matt Harmon 26 Jun, 2016 Lead O/S led all in 7 pitches with a few pitches of simulclimbing. some sections quite loose, harder than expected
led all in 7 pitches with a few pitches of simulclimbing. some sections quite loose, harder than expected
Sarah Roscoe 26 Jun, 2016 AltLd
owen gibson 22 Jun, 2016 AltLd
Nick Arthur 22 Jun, 2016 AltLd O/S The razor edge ridge was fantastic, as were some of the other harder pitches. Some poo came out on the 5c slab! A combination of an early faffalanche and slight difficulty route finding at times resulted in missing the lift back down. It was a long walk back to the campsite in Argentière...
The razor edge ridge was fantastic, as were some of the other harder pitches. Some poo came out on the 5c slab! A combination of an early faffalanche and slight difficulty route finding at times resulted in missing the lift back down. It was a long walk back to the campsite in Argentière...
cwildblood 22 Jun, 2016 AltLd O/S
Everetta ??, 2016 2nd O/S
with Wolfie , pops
with Wolfie , pops
verticon ?Sep, 2015 Lead O/S
TCarrick 26 Aug, 2015 AltLd
hlegge 26 Aug, 2015 AltLd O/S razor edge and the chapelle itself are really fun and interesting leads, not your normal rock climb very fun! final "crux" pitch looks intimidating but was actually quite soft for the 6a grade it gets in the modern guide book.
with Alfie Maun
razor edge and the chapelle itself are really fun and interesting leads, not your normal rock climb very fun! final "crux" pitch looks intimidating but was actually quite soft for the 6a grade it gets in the modern guide book.
with Alfie Maun
Alfie Maun 26 Aug, 2015 AltLd O/S
with Hamish Legge
with Hamish Legge
Gumery 25 Aug, 2015 Lead rpt
Oo 22 Aug, 2015 -
aljones91 19 Aug, 2015 AltLd Awesome climb!! Wet in parts but still mega. Camped at l'index lift and started early did most of the route by ourselves but got caught by three teams of aspirant French guides!
with Ben hester
Awesome climb!! Wet in parts but still mega. Camped at l'index lift and started early did most of the route by ourselves but got caught by three teams of aspirant French guides!
with Ben hester
jmbonello 12 Aug, 2015 2nd O/S Super busy on the day but some great climbing! Descent longer than expected.
with Kurt, Andre
Super busy on the day but some great climbing! Descent longer than expected.
with Kurt, Andre
Dawn_K_B 8 Aug, 2015 AltLd O/S Excellent day, managed to keep up with Janus which is always a bonus! Quite busy although everyone was reasonably fast moving so didn't have to wait around too long. Led the layback P1,3,5,6, corner crack P8,10,11. Seconded the 6a finish which Sam led on the 5b.
with Oscar Holmsten, Rick Visser, Janus Jorgensen, Sam Ash
Excellent day, managed to keep up with Janus which is always a bonus! Quite busy although everyone was reasonably fast moving so didn't have to wait around too long. Led the layback P1,3,5,6, corner crack P8,10,11. Seconded the 6a finish which Sam led on the 5b.
with Oscar Holmsten, Rick Visser, Janus Jorgensen, Sam Ash
Sam Ash 8 Aug, 2015 AltLd rpt
Hidden 5 Aug, 2015 AltLd
Rob84 5 Aug, 2015 AltLd rpt Great to get back on this after doing it about 10 years ago or so - lovely route and great positions.
with mel_1
Great to get back on this after doing it about 10 years ago or so - lovely route and great positions.
with mel_1
TreseB 3 Aug, 2015 AltLd dnf Rappel down after 5th pitch, rappel down Les Portes de la Chapelle
Rappel down after 5th pitch, rappel down Les Portes de la Chapelle
jonesieboy 3 Aug, 2015 AltLd
alooker ?Aug, 2015 Lead
A Jackson ?Aug, 2015 Lead O/S
with Ben F, Neil Murphy
with Ben F, Neil Murphy
Hidden ?Aug, 2015 AltLd
Hidden ?Aug, 2015 AltLd
Hidden 30 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S
Scott Anderson 29 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S Horrible loose descent 👍 great climb otherwise
with Gav
Horrible loose descent 👍 great climb otherwise
with Gav
Hidden 6 Jul, 2015 2nd
buzby78 1 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S
with Jess
with Jess
Hidden ?Jul, 2015 -
pankoman ?Jul, 2015 -
alexm198 30 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S Super cool little route with some great pitches. Led the 6a finish which was made a little spicier by the fact that the big spike now wobbles disconcertingly. I honestly have no idea how anyone could ever have got lost on this route. Just under 4 hours from start to finish.
with Damian Ryan
Super cool little route with some great pitches. Led the 6a finish which was made a little spicier by the fact that the big spike now wobbles disconcertingly. I honestly have no idea how anyone could ever have got lost on this route. Just under 4 hours from start to finish.
with Damian Ryan
Hidden 30 Jun, 2015 AltLd dnf
Ben FR 21 Jun, 2015 2nd
Hidden 20 Jun, 2015 Lead O/S
Rebs 20 Jun, 2015 2nd
JimboWizbo 18 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S Great day out. Note that the first pitch is found after a grade 2 scramble up the gully and is all solid rock, note the picture of the "easy angled slabs" in the guide, the first pitch starts on the left of the gully at the end of the overlap seen in those slabs. We wasted a day trying to start up a crap, grassy gully in poor conditions. Finished up the chapel via the 6a pitch, great. Shame about the drilled holes in the razor traverse.
with BCT
Great day out. Note that the first pitch is found after a grade 2 scramble up the gully and is all solid rock, note the picture of the "easy angled slabs" in the guide, the first pitch starts on the left of the gully at the end of the overlap seen in those slabs. We wasted a day trying to start up a crap, grassy gully in poor conditions. Finished up the chapel via the 6a pitch, great. Shame about the drilled holes in the razor traverse.
with BCT
Hidden 18 Jun, 2015 AltLd O/S
philmcf ?Jun, 2015 AltLd
Exitus ??, 2015 -
davkeo 14 Sep, 2014 Solo O/S Lovely varied climbing on mostly good rock. Cracking exposure. Did 6a finish and used the party aheads rope for abseil.
Lovely varied climbing on mostly good rock. Cracking exposure. Did 6a finish and used the party aheads rope for abseil.
joe_lancs 11 Sep, 2014 AltLd
Gumery 11 Sep, 2014 AltLd rpt
Hidden 10 Sep, 2014 AltLd
admackie 9 Sep, 2014 AltLd first two pitches of portes very good sport then good mountaineering route ran like a maniac for the lift
with marconi
first two pitches of portes very good sport then good mountaineering route ran like a maniac for the lift
with marconi
the power 5 Sep, 2014 AltLd
with Palmer
with Palmer
Palmer 5 Sep, 2014 AltLd awesome route just made the last lift down
awesome route just made the last lift down
marconi 5 Sep, 2014 Lead first 2 pitches of Les portes de la chapelle (I led first, Mackie the second), then finished up the SSE Arete
first 2 pitches of Les portes de la chapelle (I led first, Mackie the second), then finished up the SSE Arete
Callum Smith 3 Sep, 2014 AltLd O/S Sporadic fixed gear. Mostly slings and nuts for belays and occasional runners. Start and end pitches are super, middle is ok. Some polish, doesn't detract. Twisted ankle on decent, minor epic. 3 star VS. Do the 5a and 6a to finish.
Sporadic fixed gear. Mostly slings and nuts for belays and occasional runners. Start and end pitches are super, middle is ok. Some polish, doesn't detract. Twisted ankle on decent, minor epic. 3 star VS. Do the 5a and 6a to finish.
engelsk_chica ?Sep, 2014 2nd seconding with Seb
seconding with Seb
froglette 28 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S Route finding got tricky. Didnt do final pitch up the Chapelle as running out of time to bivi!
with Rob Scarisbrick
Route finding got tricky. Didnt do final pitch up the Chapelle as running out of time to bivi!
with Rob Scarisbrick
JuneBob 28 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S Led most of it, opted for the 5c variation on the last pitch.
with Alastair
Led most of it, opted for the 5c variation on the last pitch.
with Alastair
Hidden 12 Aug, 2014 -
Vincej 12 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Severin Marchand
with Severin Marchand
MartF 6 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S Lead in sections. Stu first 2 pitches, Stubbs a few in the middle and me the last 4/5 pitches (including the crux to the top of the chapelle - 6a). Lots of traffic, including a party toproping the chapelle pitch one after the other. Missed the chairlift but managed to run down to the Flegere in 15 minutes and catch the last (delayed) telepherique.
with Stu Spencer, carl_123
Lead in sections. Stu first 2 pitches, Stubbs a few in the middle and me the last 4/5 pitches (including the crux to the top of the chapelle - 6a). Lots of traffic, including a party toproping the chapelle pitch one after the other. Missed the chairlift but managed to run down to the Flegere in 15 minutes and catch the last (delayed) telepherique.
with Stu Spencer, carl_123
benclimbing 6 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S Superb and classic route. An absolute must for anyone heading to Cham! Fixed gear just where you need it but unless you're quite bold a trad rack really helps
with cashley, Edgars, jonskippy
Superb and classic route. An absolute must for anyone heading to Cham! Fixed gear just where you need it but unless you're quite bold a trad rack really helps
with cashley, Edgars, jonskippy
carl_123 6 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S
jonskippy 6 Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S
with benclimbing, Edgars, cashley
with benclimbing, Edgars, cashley
Little AndyH ?Aug, 2014 AltLd O/S
Senna 27 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S
benny_m 27 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S Great route, bad view in cloud all day
with Sean Chu
Great route, bad view in cloud all day
with Sean Chu
matty123 16 Jul, 2014 Lead O/S
with Mia
with Mia
Gumery 16 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S
with Caroline
with Caroline
K Mckay 6 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S Led final 5b pitch...fantastic!
Led final 5b pitch...fantastic!
K Farrell 6 Jul, 2014 AltLd
with K Mckay
with K Mckay
GuitarGenius92 3 Jul, 2014 AltLd O/S Spectacular. Moved together over large sections, not sure how many pitches.
with will smith
Spectacular. Moved together over large sections, not sure how many pitches.
with will smith
Sam Ash 3 Jul, 2014 -
with Guy Wilson, Chris Pope
with Guy Wilson, Chris Pope
Hidden ?Jul, 2014 -
Harry Ellis ?Jul, 2014 AltLd Awesome, lives up to the hype. Dropped my phone down a crack!
with Chris Cox
Awesome, lives up to the hype. Dropped my phone down a crack!
with Chris Cox
JakeWShaw 21 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S Another amazing route, did slightly harder start on left as snow in initial gully. Tom lead corner and I did razor edge. Went a bit wrong at the end and ended up climbing the loosest face ever. Glad to see bolt at top!
Another amazing route, did slightly harder start on left as snow in initial gully. Tom lead corner and I did razor edge. Went a bit wrong at the end and ended up climbing the loosest face ever. Glad to see bolt at top!
Teappleby 21 Jun, 2014 AltLd Amazing route, started up a slightly harder line to the left, but joined the route after about 2 pitches. I led the long corner (good VS) and then Jake stepped up to lead the razor edge after I backed off. Very loose at the top, probably because we went the wrong way though, hard not to trundle lots of blocks.
Amazing route, started up a slightly harder line to the left, but joined the route after about 2 pitches. I led the long corner (good VS) and then Jake stepped up to lead the razor edge after I backed off. Very loose at the top, probably because we went the wrong way though, hard not to trundle lots of blocks.
joe.91 20 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S Fantastic route! Beat a team up the initial snow ramp to the first pitch which turned out to be crucial. Some excellent pitches but the last section is a little bit of a maze. Made the last lift by about 30 minutes!
with Olli-C
Fantastic route! Beat a team up the initial snow ramp to the first pitch which turned out to be crucial. Some excellent pitches but the last section is a little bit of a maze. Made the last lift by about 30 minutes!
with Olli-C
Hidden 20 Jun, 2014 AltLd
Olli-C 20 Jun, 2014 AltLd O/S Cool route. No harder than VS. Axe and boots required for the approach and descent.
with joe.91
Cool route. No harder than VS. Axe and boots required for the approach and descent.
with joe.91
RobScarisbrick ??, 2014 - With Amanda, not entirely sure of the date
With Amanda, not entirely sure of the date
Willythegreat ??, 2014 -
mike mo ??, 2014 -
peakcaver ??, 2014 -
Ly-Cilph 20 Sep, 2013 AltLd O/S What a route!
with Frank Y
What a route!
with Frank Y
david0811 6 Sep, 2013 AltLd
with debbie, MrRiley
with debbie, MrRiley
MrRiley 6 Sep, 2013 AltLd O/S Truly awesome! Ran pitches 1 and 2 together and pitches 4 and 5 together, razor's edge incredibly exposed and a nice final pitch up the chapelle.
Truly awesome! Ran pitches 1 and 2 together and pitches 4 and 5 together, razor's edge incredibly exposed and a nice final pitch up the chapelle.
Debbie Lee 6 Sep, 2013 AltLd
with MrRiley
with MrRiley
Just Will ?Sep, 2013 2nd O/S
Hidden 31 Aug, 2013 2nd
monkeyme2 18 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S Awesome day! Awesome climb! Long day, and missed cable car down. Second walk to valley in 4 days. Didn't matter though, didn't care. Had such a good day.
with Ben J
Awesome day! Awesome climb! Long day, and missed cable car down. Second walk to valley in 4 days. Didn't matter though, didn't care. Had such a good day.
with Ben J
Hidden 18 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S
mickd 10 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S Good route, a bit busy. Usual gravelly alpine descent.
Good route, a bit busy. Usual gravelly alpine descent.
HansStuttgart ?Aug, 2013 -
Hidden 25 Jul, 2013 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23 Jul, 2013 AltLd
peter.herd 20 Jul, 2013 -
with Sinclair Cooper
with Sinclair Cooper
Nigel Bond 15 Jul, 2013 AltLd
Hidden 15 Jul, 2013 AltLd O/S
Slick 1 Jul, 2013 AltLd
Naomi Havercroft 1 Jul, 2013 2nd
Hidden 1 Jul, 2013 AltLd
jcooper8 1 Jul, 2013 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2013 -
AnnaBacklund ?Jul, 2013 AltLd O/S
PtereBradley ?Jul, 2013 2nd O/S Super 14 pitches of climbing
with Phil Dowthwaite
Super 14 pitches of climbing
with Phil Dowthwaite
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 2nd
Gumery 30 Jun, 2013 - About 2.5 hours to the top of the Chapel
with Forshaw
About 2.5 hours to the top of the Chapel
with Forshaw
Hidden 30 Jun, 2013 Lead
Grant Fulton 30 Jun, 2013 Lead 3hrs
3hrs
Hidden ??, 2013 -
Jack00 ??, 2013 AltLd O/S
with Andy Graham
with Andy Graham
freeheel47 ??, 2013 -
Tobias at Home ??, 2013 -
rholdswo ?Oct, 2012 AltLd O/S
Sam Cooke 16 Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S Excellent climbing. Lead the last pitch up the Chapel and Clocher - a lovely routes.
Excellent climbing. Lead the last pitch up the Chapel and Clocher - a lovely routes.
csalvage 7 Sep, 2012 AltLd O/S Fab route. John and Mia following, Andy Philipson in front. Strict alt leads meant I got gem 5s in the middle but Bry led first pitch, polished layback and the crazy last pitch. Small rack required
with Bryan
Fab route. John and Mia following, Andy Philipson in front. Strict alt leads meant I got gem 5s in the middle but Bry led first pitch, polished layback and the crazy last pitch. Small rack required
with Bryan
Hidden ?Sep, 2012 AltLd
Ashley Hold ?Sep, 2012 AltLd
with torquil
with torquil
cmarsden5 ?Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
wiibaker 27 Aug, 2012 2nd O/S
Rick Ashton 26 Aug, 2012 AltLd O/S Lovely easy climb, great last pitch
with Declan
Lovely easy climb, great last pitch
with Declan
Hidden 23 Aug, 2012 AltLd
Hidden 23 Aug, 2012 AltLd
martinazando 8 Aug, 2012 AltLd An Patrick Very good climb. James did very well but got lost by the knife blade. Intimidating but amazing. Rush in last 4 pitches to make the last lift. Made it! Descent not very nice
with James Lam
An Patrick Very good climb. James did very well but got lost by the knife blade. Intimidating but amazing. Rush in last 4 pitches to make the last lift. Made it! Descent not very nice
with James Lam
Jonny Nick 4 Aug, 2012 AltLd O/S Climbed with Julia. Amazing route with fantastic pitches. Razor edge pitch has amazing exposure. Final pitch up the clocher seemed extremely blank with iffy bolts so gave it a miss. Descent easier than had been warned.
Climbed with Julia. Amazing route with fantastic pitches. Razor edge pitch has amazing exposure. Final pitch up the clocher seemed extremely blank with iffy bolts so gave it a miss. Descent easier than had been warned.
jameslam ?Aug, 2012 -
with Patrick
with Patrick
Dolf ?Aug, 2012 AltLd Done again, now in about 5:30h
Done again, now in about 5:30h
chrisallan 30 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
Gareth T 25 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
with Tim Popplestone
with Tim Popplestone
Martin Bennett 20 Jul, 2012 -
with Ali
with Ali
thomaspomfrett 20 Jul, 2012 2nd O/S
with Greg (guide), Dan Slome
with Greg (guide), Dan Slome
wendynicholls 20 Jul, 2012 2nd
with Dominic Saul, Richard DuPont
with Dominic Saul, Richard DuPont
Sankey 19 Jul, 2012 AltLd Lead all the key pitches expect for the "Razor traverse", which Ed opted to traverse on the left, a pitch that felt hard and awkward to 2nd. Had trouble finding start, actually lead some of a harder corner line lower down the gully. Despite this comfortably made the lift down, after a slightly late start. 7 pitches, if prepared to run together.
with Ed
Lead all the key pitches expect for the "Razor traverse", which Ed opted to traverse on the left, a pitch that felt hard and awkward to 2nd. Had trouble finding start, actually lead some of a harder corner line lower down the gully. Despite this comfortably made the lift down, after a slightly late start. 7 pitches, if prepared to run together.
with Ed
Hidden 18 Jul, 2012 AltLd
Rossco-p 18 Jul, 2012 AltLd
Ken Applegate 12 Jul, 2012 AltLd Nice route, middle section is a bit wandering, but is more than made up for by the first and last sections.
with Scott Kirkhope
Nice route, middle section is a bit wandering, but is more than made up for by the first and last sections.
with Scott Kirkhope
Hidden 10 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
gravity 9 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
with notgnarly, Yvonne, Manik
with notgnarly, Yvonne, Manik
Tdavy01 5 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 5 Jul, 2012 -
mcaterina ?Jul, 2012 2nd
Alex Thomson 27 Jun, 2012 AltLd
with jenpen
with jenpen
Alex Thomson 27 Jun, 2012 AltLd
with jenpen
with jenpen
Hidden 27 Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22 Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S
Rockley 22 Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S Nice climbing on the chapelle
Nice climbing on the chapelle
maria85 22 Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S
with Jules
with Jules
Hidden ?Jun, 2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??, 2012 -
david0811 21 Sep, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Mark Reid
with Mark Reid
Hidden 11 Sep, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 8 Sep, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 8 Sep, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 25 Aug, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24 Aug, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20 Aug, 2011 AltLd
jac00 20 Aug, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20 Aug, 2011 AltLd
tomtom89 20 Aug, 2011 AltLd
with jac00
with jac00
geoff.comley 19 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S Starts off really nce climbing. Then we summited the wrong peak before the Col and then decided one pitch from the top to ab off down the loosest gully in the world!! Really cool slab arete thing half way up!
Starts off really nce climbing. Then we summited the wrong peak before the Col and then decided one pitch from the top to ab off down the loosest gully in the world!! Really cool slab arete thing half way up!
Somerset swede basher 10 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with Andy Kennedy
with Andy Kennedy
Alpandy 10 Aug, 2011 2nd
with Dom
with Dom
np134 4 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
with C. Price
with C. Price
Liam Ingram ?Aug, 2011 AltLd O/S
chrissloan84 ?Aug, 2011 -
with paul
with paul
Dolf ?Aug, 2011 AltLd Great! Took much longer than the 5 hour estimate from the guidebook though, and we had to quit when it got dark, unfortunately without having climbed the Clocher (final pinnacle) itself. The descent walk is described as being easy to find, which, in the dark, it is not, so after searching quite a while we decided to bivouac. Pretty cold, but a nice sunrise brought back our smiles, and in the light the walk down was easier to find.
Great! Took much longer than the 5 hour estimate from the guidebook though, and we had to quit when it got dark, unfortunately without having climbed the Clocher (final pinnacle) itself. The descent walk is described as being easy to find, which, in the dark, it is not, so after searching quite a while we decided to bivouac. Pretty cold, but a nice sunrise brought back our smiles, and in the light the walk down was easier to find.
Hidden ?Aug, 2011 2nd
Hidden ?Aug, 2011 Lead
Kris ?Aug, 2011 AltLd
AlistairB 31 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Duncan Meacher
with Duncan Meacher
Hidden 30 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
tlmarjot 30 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
with ben_lea
with ben_lea
matthewjames 30 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S Got to lead the razor edge and the final pitch. Amazing climb. Unfortunately we didn't photocopy the descent page and took the wrong route down.
with Jonathon
Got to lead the razor edge and the final pitch. Amazing climb. Unfortunately we didn't photocopy the descent page and took the wrong route down.
with Jonathon
edmund94 12 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S Some moving together on the easier sections. I lead crux pitches including the final ascent of the tooth at the end. Felt like VS, 5a and a bit shaky in the wind. The final pitch also has a spike of rock which seems quite unstable. When this comes away, the final pitch will change significantly.
Some moving together on the easier sections. I lead crux pitches including the final ascent of the tooth at the end. Felt like VS, 5a and a bit shaky in the wind. The final pitch also has a spike of rock which seems quite unstable. When this comes away, the final pitch will change significantly.
Hidden 11 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
nvalentine760 11 Jul, 2011 AltLd
tommoulds 11 Jul, 2011 -
with Schramm
with Schramm
Alexandre Buisse 11 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
Kirill 10 Jul, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 10 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
Monkey_Alan 10 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Floris Bruynooghe
with Floris Bruynooghe
Hidden ?Jul, 2011 AltLd
d_meacher ?Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21 Jun, 2011 AltLd O/S
Jack Loftus 21 Jun, 2011 AltLd
Hidden 21 Jun, 2011 AltLd
Petarghh 21 Jun, 2011 AltLd O/S Little dissapointed, quite broken climbing with 4 or so decent pitches and one "three star" pitch.
with Lew13
Little dissapointed, quite broken climbing with 4 or so decent pitches and one "three star" pitch.
with Lew13
sacdenouilles 18 Jun, 2011 AltLd
with J F Philippe
with J F Philippe
drew8connelly ??, 2011 -
Roberttaylor ??, 2011 AltLd
Ashley Hold ?Oct, 2010 AltLd
with torquil
with torquil
Hidden ?Oct, 2010 AltLd
dan ely 8 Sep, 2010 AltLd O/S approx date
with dan doc (norwg)
approx date
with dan doc (norwg)
Ashley Hold ?Sep, 2010 Lead
Hidden 31 Aug, 2010 AltLd
Dave Toseland 25 Aug, 2010 AltLd
with Jim
with Jim
Hidden 23 Aug, 2010 -
stuart34 18 Aug, 2010 AltLd O/S Moved together
with Kim Ladiges
Moved together
with Kim Ladiges
fish219 15 Aug, 2010 2nd O/S
with mark88
with mark88
John Pickles 14 Aug, 2010 AltLd O/S
with >mortz<
with >mortz<
Hidden 11 Aug, 2010 Lead
Hidden 11 Aug, 2010 2nd
mark88 10 Aug, 2010 Lead
with Craig Fisher, Alex Vaughan
with Craig Fisher, Alex Vaughan
vaughany 10 Aug, 2010 2nd Awesome day out
with craig fisher, mark patterson
Awesome day out
with craig fisher, mark patterson
gilmour_789 10 Aug, 2010 AltLd
with RKernan
with RKernan
RKernan 10 Aug, 2010 AltLd O/S
QuentinSu ?Aug, 2010 AltLd O/S
John Roe 28 Jul, 2010 Lead
with Scott Maclennan
with Scott Maclennan
Coops_13 19 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
with Andy Cooper
with Andy Cooper
Chris Sansum 18 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
with ruaidh
with ruaidh
ruaidh 18 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S Tremendous day out. Did it in me boots (difficult on slabs). Route is long and path finding on decent could be tricky (hence the hard D+). Fortunately we had a pair of frenchies to follow. Allow about 8 hours for everything, more if youre slow.
Tremendous day out. Did it in me boots (difficult on slabs). Route is long and path finding on decent could be tricky (hence the hard D+). Fortunately we had a pair of frenchies to follow. Allow about 8 hours for everything, more if youre slow.
johnmctighe 15 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Stephan
with Stephan
Claire Molloy 15 Jul, 2010 2nd Absolutely brilliant ridge climb - a lot of corners and open book cracks. Managed the last pitch F6a which was hardest grade yet.
with Andy Owen JG, Nick Smith - Climbers
Absolutely brilliant ridge climb - a lot of corners and open book cracks. Managed the last pitch F6a which was hardest grade yet.
with Andy Owen JG, Nick Smith - Climbers
Hidden 15 Jul, 2010 2nd O/S
mark_chal 14 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
thetradlad 14 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
with Mark Challoner
with Mark Challoner
Ross Davidson 10 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S
with Caspar
with Caspar
Hidden 10 Jul, 2010 AltLd
Hidden 6 Jul, 2010 Lead
Stuart Johnston ?Jul, 2010 AltLd
with Misha Gopaul
with Misha Gopaul
Hidden ?Jul, 2010 AltLd
Brannock ?Jul, 2010 AltLd Nice route, bit disjointed, great crux on the final tower.
Nice route, bit disjointed, great crux on the final tower.
jogle03 30 Jun, 2010 AltLd O/S
richm74 28 Jun, 2010 2nd
tskelhon 27 Jun, 2010 Lead O/S Alpine style with 3 on the rope, awesome bants
with Annette, Matt
Alpine style with 3 on the rope, awesome bants
with Annette, Matt
Hidden 27 Jun, 2010 -
matt_ringrose ?Jun, 2010 AltLd
Guy Wilson ??, 2010 -
Hidden 27 Aug, 2009 2nd
BALD EAGLE 19 Aug, 2009 Lead
with Fraser Bridgeford
with Fraser Bridgeford
Hidden 5 Aug, 2009 AltLd O/S
Hidden 4 Aug, 2009 AltLd
andyinglis 1 Aug, 2009 AltLd
with neil adams
with neil adams
Neil Adams 1 Aug, 2009 AltLd O/S
Steerpike ?Aug, 2009 AltLd O/S
with Tommo
with Tommo
Bristoldave ?Aug, 2009 AltLd
with Jon Hauser
with Jon Hauser
cmsg 29 Jul, 2009 AltLd O/S Done in full this time.
with Nicki Kolfschoten, Luke Gannarelli, Llewelyn Thomas
Done in full this time.
with Nicki Kolfschoten, Luke Gannarelli, Llewelyn Thomas
Ian JL 25 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
Em66 24 Jul, 2009 -
with Freg1
with Freg1
Hidden 12 Jul, 2009 AltLd O/S
Alkis 3 Jul, 2009 AltLd dnf Unfortunately did not have the time to get on the Chapelle pinnacle itself, we misread the route and ended up on the extremely weathered pinnacle at the right hand side of the amazing Rasoir pitch, which wasted enough time for the weather to move in. Got to the base of the Chapelle and escaped via the normal descend route.
Unfortunately did not have the time to get on the Chapelle pinnacle itself, we misread the route and ended up on the extremely weathered pinnacle at the right hand side of the amazing Rasoir pitch, which wasted enough time for the weather to move in. Got to the base of the Chapelle and escaped via the normal descend route.
Hidden 3 Jul, 2009 AltLd O/S
Hidden 3 Jul, 2009 AltLd rpt
Ollie B 3 Jul, 2009 -
with J.Monypenny, T.Nichols
with J.Monypenny, T.Nichols
kingjam ?Jul, 2009 AltLd
with Craig Higgins, Matt Naylor, eyal niv
with Craig Higgins, Matt Naylor, eyal niv
davepc ?Jul, 2009 AltLd
with Mike
with Mike
Hidden ?Jul, 2009 AltLd O/S
BenJacobs 3 Jun, 2009 AltLd
Hidden 30 Apr, 2009 2nd
andrewb ??, 2009 2nd
with AndyE
with AndyE
Andy Can68 9 Aug, 2008 -
Hidden 2 Aug, 2008 AltLd O/S
chris m fisher 2 Aug, 2008 AltLd O/S
with Dan M
with Dan M
Hidden ?Aug, 2008 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2008 AltLd
cmsg 27 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S The final pinnacle was not done, as we had strayed off route, and were already late for the 'phérique. Which we missed.
with Nick Shuttleworth
The final pinnacle was not done, as we had strayed off route, and were already late for the 'phérique. Which we missed.
with Nick Shuttleworth
Hidden 26 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26 Jul, 2008 AltLd
HIGHTOWER 23 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S
with Gordie (Leuchars), timmy-ts
with Gordie (Leuchars), timmy-ts
gordon henderson 23 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S
with MRT
with MRT
Misha 23 Jul, 2008 Solo Beautiful route. Solo in mountain boots was tricky in places (people doing it in rock shoes are missing the point!). Didn't manage to get to the top of the Clocher - had to ab off a peg.
Beautiful route. Solo in mountain boots was tricky in places (people doing it in rock shoes are missing the point!). Didn't manage to get to the top of the Clocher - had to ab off a peg.
Watty 22 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S Moved together on the easy parts.
with A.Watt
Moved together on the easy parts.
with A.Watt
Alexander123 22 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S Moved together on easier sections. Neither of us had the balls to climb the last pitch to the chapelle. Awsome climbing on the razor pitch.
with Watty
Moved together on easier sections. Neither of us had the balls to climb the last pitch to the chapelle. Awsome climbing on the razor pitch.
with Watty
vvanhinsbergh 2 Jul, 2008 Lead O/S two seconds turned into an epic day...
with Will Payling
two seconds turned into an epic day...
with Will Payling
Hidden 1 Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?Jul, 2008 AltLd O/S
hamish2016 ?Jul, 2008 Lead
with lou atkin & Bill Kalaher
with lou atkin & Bill Kalaher
david0811 30 Jun, 2008 AltLd dnf Had to abandon the route due to thunder storms
with Mark Reid
Had to abandon the route due to thunder storms
with Mark Reid
Hidden 28 Jun, 2008 -
Hidden 28 Jun, 2008 -
AndrewJenkins ??, 2008 -
milkyjoe 4 Nov, 2007 AltLd Just missed the last chair down, so had to walk back to the valley - thereby catching fantastic sunset over cloud inversion
Just missed the last chair down, so had to walk back to the valley - thereby catching fantastic sunset over cloud inversion
dan gibson 24 Aug, 2007 Lead rpt
with sam read
with sam read
Maarten2 12 Aug, 2007 AltLd Nice climb, but too busy to really enjoy. The Chapelle had 3 teams queuing up, so we could not do that without missing the cable car. Albigna, Bergsee or Val Masino is quieter and just as good...
with Martin S
Nice climb, but too busy to really enjoy. The Chapelle had 3 teams queuing up, so we could not do that without missing the cable car. Albigna, Bergsee or Val Masino is quieter and just as good...
with Martin S
decs 5 Aug, 2007 -
with tebs
with tebs
Hidden ?Aug, 2007 -
Hidden ?Aug, 2007 AltLd
Andy Clarke 31 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S Very pleased to complete this classic after getting stormed off it a few years ago. The rasoir must be one of the most photogenic pitches in the range.
with Alex
Very pleased to complete this classic after getting stormed off it a few years ago. The rasoir must be one of the most photogenic pitches in the range.
with Alex
Rich A-Wilkes 31 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S Missed the last cable car and had to walk down
with Moniawl
Missed the last cable car and had to walk down
with Moniawl
Moniawl 31 Jul, 2007 2nd
Rob84 26 Jul, 2007 Lead O/S
with Sam Strong
with Sam Strong
Hidden 25 Jul, 2007 Lead dnf
Hidden 18 Jul, 2007 2nd O/S
TGreen 12 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
with alek
with alek
Hidden 1 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
Mark Walter ?Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
with Ed Hill
with Ed Hill
steve2006 ?Jul, 2007 AltLd dnf there was a thunderstorm plus we missed the chair-lift. So ended up walking down and I was the wettest i have ever been.
there was a thunderstorm plus we missed the chair-lift. So ended up walking down and I was the wettest i have ever been.
SamStrong ?Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
with Rob Dyer
with Rob Dyer
wilchivs ?Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S took us til 4.30am to abseil down...nice route though!
with Rob Barnett
took us til 4.30am to abseil down...nice route though!
with Rob Barnett
alek ?Jul, 2007 AltLd rpt A lovely day out. Loved the last pitch.
with TGreen
A lovely day out. Loved the last pitch.
with TGreen
Darrell Read 20 Jun, 2007 -
Hidden ??, 2007 Lead O/S
Hidden ?Sep, 2006 2nd
alicia 21 Aug, 2006 AltLd O/S Only led two pitches
with Tobs
Only led two pitches
with Tobs
Hidden ?Aug, 2006 AltLd O/S
dickypips ?Aug, 2006 AltLd O/S
alek 15 Jul, 2006 2nd O/S
with Martin Lane
with Martin Lane
Paul-Michael 5 Jul, 2006 Lead dnf Storm hit us just after the slab pitch rappelled down the south-west side.
with Dave Swinney, Peter Anderson
Storm hit us just after the slab pitch rappelled down the south-west side.
with Dave Swinney, Peter Anderson
Hidden ?Jul, 2006 AltLd
NickST ?Jul, 2006 -
with Sean Jacobs
with Sean Jacobs
Hidden ?Jul, 2006 AltLd
shaun walby ?Jul, 2006 AltLd
with Kev Groome
with Kev Groome
Hidden 25 Jun, 2006 AltLd O/S
Theeni ?Jun, 2006 AltLd O/S
with Matt Dalby
with Matt Dalby
Hidden ?Sep, 2005 AltLd O/S
Hidden 30 Jul, 2005 2nd dnf
RAK 3 Jul, 2005 Lead
with Lauri
with Lauri
Mat J ?Jul, 2005 AltLd O/S Done this twice, enjoyed it more the second time, must have had my eyes shut the first time. The razor traverse is spectacular, as is the final pitch.
with Ali, the guys from Notts.
Done this twice, enjoyed it more the second time, must have had my eyes shut the first time. The razor traverse is spectacular, as is the final pitch.
with Ali, the guys from Notts.
manmike ?Jul, 2005 AltLd O/S
with jon
with jon
fizzy_elephant ?Jun, 2005 AltLd O/S
with Rob Williams
with Rob Williams
Hidden ??, 2005 -
clams ??, 2005 - With Ben and Liam
with AD
With Ben and Liam
with AD
MoWalker3 1 Aug, 2004 -
with Dave
with Dave
Wil Treasure ?Aug, 2004 -
with AdamW
with AdamW
Will Homoky 4 Jul, 2004 AltLd O/S
with Ned Atkins
with Ned Atkins
Hidden ?Jul, 2004 AltLd
Hidden ?Jul, 2004 AltLd
Hidden ?Jun, 2004 -
James Gordon ??, 2004 -
Mark Stevenson 1 Aug, 2003 AltLd O/S
with Tom Salisbury
with Tom Salisbury
Will Gordon ?Aug, 2003 AltLd O/S Retreated after P9 due to approaching lightning, did multiple abseils down a rocky couloir back to the start of the route.
with Steve Merchant
Retreated after P9 due to approaching lightning, did multiple abseils down a rocky couloir back to the start of the route.
with Steve Merchant
ian bryant ?Aug, 2003 AltLd O/S
with rod
with rod
Hidden ?Aug, 2003 AltLd
Hidden ?Jul, 2003 AltLd
reg_measures 29 Jun, 2003 AltLd
with steve burdett
with steve burdett
David Horwood 25 Jun, 2003 -
joe king ?Jun, 2003 AltLd O/S
with steve petit
with steve petit
mike.moss ??, 2003 AltLd O/S
with Tom Stedall
with Tom Stedall
liz j ?Sep, 2002 2nd
with neil brodie
with neil brodie
Mark Salter 22 Aug, 2002 -
with Carwyn Bridges, Chris Shorrock
with Carwyn Bridges, Chris Shorrock
Hidden 5 Aug, 2002 AltLd
ian bryant ?Aug, 2002 AltLd O/S
with rod
with rod
andybuckley 5 Jul, 2002 AltLd Somehow missed all the lower climbing in lieu of some choss, but got the excellent top pitches right. Need to repeat it properly
with James Tedd
Somehow missed all the lower climbing in lieu of some choss, but got the excellent top pitches right. Need to repeat it properly
with James Tedd
Grezza ?Jul, 2002 AltLd O/S
with Paul E
with Paul E
TonyG ??, 2002 -
net ?Aug, 2001 AltLd I only led the v easiest bits iirc!
with Julie H & Owen D
I only led the v easiest bits iirc!
with Julie H & Owen D
220bpm ?Aug, 2001 AltLd Nice route finishing in a rare position. A bit broken in the middle section.
with Dave
Nice route finishing in a rare position. A bit broken in the middle section.
with Dave
chrishedgehog ?Aug, 2001 AltLd O/S Climbed route in about 3 hours just keeping up with Alpine Tim and his twin who eventually turned up at D.R.!
with Welsh Neil
Climbed route in about 3 hours just keeping up with Alpine Tim and his twin who eventually turned up at D.R.!
with Welsh Neil
1202alarm ?Aug, 2001 -
andybuckley ?Jul, 2001 AltLd Went up the couloir too far when searching for the base, so really only climbed the top couple of pitches. Rematch needed.
with James Tedd
Went up the couloir too far when searching for the base, so really only climbed the top couple of pitches. Rematch needed.
with James Tedd
SimonN 15 Aug, 2000 -
plain kitten ?Sep, 1999 AltLd CS
CS
Rog Wilko ?Aug, 1999 AltLd
with Debbie Wilkinson
with Debbie Wilkinson
Robinl100 ?Jul, 1999 AltLd O/S
with Paddy Muir
with Paddy Muir
Hidden ?Aug, 1998 AltLd
Hidden ??, 1997 AltLd O/S
tomkhoward ??, 1997 Lead O/S
with Nick (SICMC)
with Nick (SICMC)
prometheus ??, 1997 AltLd
with Dan
with Dan
Small and weak ?Aug, 1996 AltLd
with Steve Bryce
with Steve Bryce
Hidden ??, 1996 Lead
bandersnatch ??, 1996 Lead
with Mairi B
with Mairi B
Laramadness 9 Aug, 1994 AltLd
with RF
with RF
tompercy 14 Jul, 1994 AltLd
with John V
with John V
Brian Rodgers ??, 1994 -
with Peter Lavin
with Peter Lavin
auld al ?Jul, 1993 AltLd O/S
John Southworth ?Jul, 1993 -
Ken lindsay ??, 1993 AltLd O/S
with With Alan
with With Alan
Hidden 17 Aug, 1992 AltLd
agagsgrot ?Aug, 1992 2nd
Hidden 30 Jul, 1992 -
Rich Cross - Alpine Guides 28 Jul, 1992 AltLd
with Chris Bedford
with Chris Bedford
Pete_Frost ?Jul, 1991 AltLd
with Stuart Turnbull
with Stuart Turnbull
Hidden 1 Aug, 1990 AltLd O/S
Richard Weller 17 Aug, 1989 -
with John Tolmie
with John Tolmie
Hidden 21 Jul, 1989 Lead
pauldrew ?Jul, 1989 -
Hidden ?Jul, 1989 -
johnkeith ??, 1989 AltLd
with G. Callander
with G. Callander
Hidden ?Sep, 1988 Lead
Tony Buckley ?Aug, 1988 AltLd The arete/edge pitch was wonderfully atmospheric, with the mist swirling around.
with Richard Brockman
The arete/edge pitch was wonderfully atmospheric, with the mist swirling around.
with Richard Brockman
Chris Ellis 28 Jul, 1988 Lead
with Steve Legg
with Steve Legg
pingora 28 Jul, 1988 -
freeheel47 ?Jul, 1987 AltLd
Hidden ?Aug, 1985 AltLd
Neil McA 28 Jul, 1984 AltLd O/S
with Dean from USA
with Dean from USA
davemhart ?Jul, 1984 AltLd O/S
jcw ??, 1984 Solo
Hidden ??, 1984 -
Robmwatt ??, 1984 AltLd
with Gaz Morgan
with Gaz Morgan
alpinist63 17 Jul, 1981 -
Hidden ?Jul, 1980 AltLd
jmr ?Aug, 1978 AltLd Great fun. Started v late in the day and had to endure an embarrasing bivvy on descent. Our attempt to sneak back into camp before others noticed failed. Our ruse waa exposed. We had been rumbled!
with John Purkis
Great fun. Started v late in the day and had to endure an embarrasing bivvy on descent. Our attempt to sneak back into camp before others noticed failed. Our ruse waa exposed. We had been rumbled!
with John Purkis
Hidden ?Aug, 1976 AltLd
Andy Chubb 28 Jul, 1976 AltLd
with Andrew Collins, Pete Coghill, Saxon Ridley
with Andrew Collins, Pete Coghill, Saxon Ridley
Derek Ryden 15 Jul, 1976 Lead O/S Started last and overtook every other party to arrive at top first. Very pleased.
with Nicola Davies
Started last and overtook every other party to arrive at top first. Very pleased.
with Nicola Davies
pneame ?Jul, 1976 AltLd
Ken Taylor 15 Jul, 1975 AltLd
with Jonathan Lagoe
with Jonathan Lagoe
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