From the Dix hut ascend easily to the Col de Chelion. From here climb the rock of the northwest ridge and ensuing snowfield to a saddle on the southwest ridge, which is followed to the summit.

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User Date Style Notes & Partners
ChrisLewis 13 Sep 2nd To complete Diploma in Mountain Medicine. Guided.
with Meg Owen
To complete Diploma in Mountain Medicine. Guided.
with Meg Owen
Phil Scott 23 Aug Lead dnf Turned around at approx. 3,600m - concerned by storm which appeared to be blowing in (although subsequently just missed us...), and moving slowly on loose rock. Lots of rockfall (some very large) around the Cheilon area over the few days we were there
with Andy K
Turned around at approx. 3,600m - concerned by storm which appeared to be blowing in (although subsequently just missed us...), and moving slowly on loose rock. Lots of rockfall (some very large) around the Cheilon area over the few days we were there
with Andy K
griff5800 17 Jul Lead O/S
Devonr28 1 Jul 2nd
with Potsy
with Potsy
Potsy 1 Jul - Cracking first Alpine top. Nice varied day with a bit of glacier/snow then a fun (but loose) couple of ridges. Started early from Dix Hut then long walk back to the valley. Led by John our guide.
Cracking first Alpine top. Nice varied day with a bit of glacier/snow then a fun (but loose) couple of ridges. Started early from Dix Hut then long walk back to the valley. Led by John our guide.
jennym32 14 Sep, 2018 2nd
Hidden 14 Sep, 2018 Lead
jh1990 14 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Aug, 2018 -
Ethan.Jenkins.09 14 Jul, 2018 Lead O/S Lead whole thing with Becky - fab day out
Lead whole thing with Becky - fab day out
Hidden 12 Jul, 2018 -
Hidden ?Jul, 2018 2nd
Krsoderstrom ??, 2018 Lead From a bivi near Dix hut
From a bivi near Dix hut
brmarshall 7 Sep, 2017 AltLd O/S Great finish for the DiMM week. Great alpine climb, a bit of everything.
Great finish for the DiMM week. Great alpine climb, a bit of everything.
Jack Whiteley 7 Sep, 2017 AltLd O/S
chiverstom 7 Sep, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tom Southworth
with Tom Southworth
stev1e.wilso 2 Aug, 2017 AltLd O/S
with Jaap Soet
with Jaap Soet
Hidden 11 Jul, 2017 AltLd O/S
Fenda 7 Jul, 2017 -
with Gavin Bishop
with Gavin Bishop
Sam Mills 26 Jun, 2017 - Doesn't quite count as we only topped out the subsidiary southern peak, but a great expedition nonetheless!
with BenSS, Ellie Leigh
Doesn't quite count as we only topped out the subsidiary southern peak, but a great expedition nonetheless!
with BenSS, Ellie Leigh
bruce ??, 2017 -
Hidden 9 Sep, 2016 -
GilesR 24 Aug, 2016 AltLd
Dom Goodwin 2 Aug, 2016 -
jonathanjacobs 2 Aug, 2016 -
Hidden ?Aug, 2016 -
Dravies ?Aug, 2016 -
Michael Aylen 29 Jul, 2016 -
with benwhit
with benwhit
Mike Roger ??, 2016 -
splat2million 11 Sep, 2015 -
monkeyme2 3 Aug, 2015 AltLd dnf
with Ben J
with Ben J
Wayne.Gaudin 15 Jul, 2015 AltLd O/S
lgormley 15 Jul, 2015 AltLd
P Gard ?Jul, 2015 AltLd dnf
NickyC 12 Sep, 2014 2nd
with Jo Boyd
with Jo Boyd
Richard Thombs 14 Aug, 2014 2nd
with Mark Walker
with Mark Walker
HelenB ?Jul, 2014 -
with Mark Morgan
with Mark Morgan
matthewbromley ??, 2014 -
garethm 10 Sep, 2013 Lead
LP 5 Aug, 2013 - 3rd peak and a days rest well earned for my 31st. Great fun and a step up from previous PDs! Met
3rd peak and a days rest well earned for my 31st. Great fun and a step up from previous PDs! Met
Willythegreat ??, 2013 -
jcw ??, 2013 -
Hidden 29 Aug, 2012 2nd β
Hidden 27 Aug, 2012 -
Hidden 15 Aug, 2012 AltLd
Hidden 13 Aug, 2012 -
lauramfletcher 13 Aug, 2012 -
acodina 11 Aug, 2012 Lead
sanguine ?Aug, 2012 2nd O/S First alpine summit
First alpine summit
Hidden 10 Jul, 2012 AltLd O/S
Gibbo 16 Sep, 2011 -
with Will Kumar
with Will Kumar
Badgers 6 Sep, 2011 AltLd
Stephen Halliday 6 Sep, 2011 AltLd β
with Badgers
with Badgers
colinakmc 1 Sep, 2011 Lead Late start after overnight storms. First summit of this year's Alpine week (OK, the only summit, it rained the rest of the time). I think I should claim a PD+ or AD- for this in view of the state of the glacier descent - 55deg hard ice all the way down into the crevasse system. Fine once I got an ice screw in though. Brilliant day out ending up back in Arolla at 10.30pm.
with Ian Wilson
Late start after overnight storms. First summit of this year's Alpine week (OK, the only summit, it rained the rest of the time). I think I should claim a PD+ or AD- for this in view of the state of the glacier descent - 55deg hard ice all the way down into the crevasse system. Fine once I got an ice screw in though. Brilliant day out ending up back in Arolla at 10.30pm.
with Ian Wilson
Hidden ?Sep, 2011 -
HendrikTBB 31 Aug, 2011 2nd O/S
with Pete, DrJon
with Pete, DrJon
DrJon 31 Aug, 2011 Lead Second alpine lead, great day out, descended via glacier as recommended by MW
with John, Pete
Second alpine lead, great day out, descended via glacier as recommended by MW
with John, Pete
olekemi 20 Aug, 2011 AltLd O/S Descent.
with John C, Andrew T, Jamie L
Descent.
with John C, Andrew T, Jamie L
maherp 17 Aug, 2011 AltLd
with Andy Dennis, Simon Preuss
with Andy Dennis, Simon Preuss
bullethead 16 Aug, 2011 -
dscnly 9 Aug, 2011 Lead Failed to get to summit,on ISM course - very cold so the group turned back before the final rock step.
with Mike Breive
Failed to get to summit,on ISM course - very cold so the group turned back before the final rock step.
with Mike Breive
AlasdairM ?Aug, 2011 -
Simon Preuss ?Aug, 2011 -
with Andy, maherp
with Andy, maherp
shed_hed 4 Jul, 2011 -
with Martin Mills, Ben Littley
with Martin Mills, Ben Littley
davidrj1 ?Jul, 2011 AltLd Ran out of time due to unexpected icy conditions on the snow slope...
with Paul Riley
Ran out of time due to unexpected icy conditions on the snow slope...
with Paul Riley
keith hal 26 Jun, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Peter Berwick
with Peter Berwick
Pete23 ?Jun, 2011 AltLd
with Keith Haldane
with Keith Haldane
Adam Booth 10 Sep, 2010 AltLd O/S Winter summit - main summit ridge too icy
Winter summit - main summit ridge too icy
Hidden 25 Jul, 2010 Lead O/S
John HW 19 Jul, 2010 AltLd Normal route in ascent then came down the winter route in descent and did some crevasse rescue skills in a convenient slot on the way down. With Chris Forrest (JSMTC) and Dave ? as part of AML assessment. Weather great, views fantastic.
Normal route in ascent then came down the winter route in descent and did some crevasse rescue skills in a convenient slot on the way down. With Chris Forrest (JSMTC) and Dave ? as part of AML assessment. Weather great, views fantastic.
Ly-Cilph 13 Jul, 2010 2nd
with Guided
with Guided
Hidden 13 Jul, 2010 -
Gav Parker 13 Jul, 2010 -
Kirill 13 Jul, 2010 - guided
guided
efetunc ?Jul, 2010 -
with Anja S., Mario Beyer
with Anja S., Mario Beyer
Hidden ?Jul, 2010 -
gripped01 ?Jul, 2010 AltLd
with JSAM
with JSAM
sdi 6 Sep, 2009 AltLd dnf Left campsite at half-midnight after driving from Leeds, walked to the ladder down to the glacier before the hut and both nearly fell asleep. Had a nap in the bothy bag for 6 hours... Snacked, lounged, rested, then ran away before the people walking back to Arolla from the hut reached us in the morning. Still, helped the acclimatisation!
with tomski3
Left campsite at half-midnight after driving from Leeds, walked to the ladder down to the glacier before the hut and both nearly fell asleep. Had a nap in the bothy bag for 6 hours... Snacked, lounged, rested, then ran away before the people walking back to Arolla from the hut reached us in the morning. Still, helped the acclimatisation!
with tomski3
andycash 8 Aug, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden ?Aug, 2009 -
jasoncash ?Aug, 2009 -
Bex_M 31 Jul, 2009 -
Hidden 30 Jul, 2009 2nd O/S
Hidden 27 Jul, 2009 2nd
jandyd05 27 Jul, 2009 Lead O/S
chris_j_s 13 Jul, 2009 -
with Catherine Speakman, Angela Sankey
with Catherine Speakman, Angela Sankey
Hidden 12 Jul, 2009 Solo O/S
WillCass 8 Jul, 2009 Lead
Sianny 8 Jul, 2009 Lead
Will Gordon ?Jul, 2009 2nd O/S AMP. Stuck to snow right of the ridge and climbed to point 3800 south of the main summit.
AMP. Stuck to snow right of the ridge and climbed to point 3800 south of the main summit.
Binder ?Jul, 2009 AltLd dnf
Hidden 23 Jun, 2009 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23 Jun, 2009 2nd
mountainbagger 18 Aug, 2008 Lead First Apline Lead! Woohoo! Weather was perfect - not a cloud in the sky all day, which took a bit of the pressure off. Easy up to the col, rocky ridge route-finding and scrambling straightforward, looks harder than it is. Snow slopes easy to saddle - not very steep. Final ridge to summit quite exciting - especially the last little climb to the top. Moved together all the way. Need to get a shorter/lighter rope! Descent quite tedious reversing everything, but overall a nice route and all the more exciting as it was my first Alpine lead!
with Mrs Mountainbagger
First Apline Lead! Woohoo! Weather was perfect - not a cloud in the sky all day, which took a bit of the pressure off. Easy up to the col, rocky ridge route-finding and scrambling straightforward, looks harder than it is. Snow slopes easy to saddle - not very steep. Final ridge to summit quite exciting - especially the last little climb to the top. Moved together all the way. Need to get a shorter/lighter rope! Descent quite tedious reversing everything, but overall a nice route and all the more exciting as it was my first Alpine lead!
with Mrs Mountainbagger
Glyn 9 Jul, 2008 -
davefount ?Jul, 2008 - an hour (25%) under guidebook time, best alpine time so far, time to move on!!!
with Glyn
an hour (25%) under guidebook time, best alpine time so far, time to move on!!!
with Glyn
LozM ?Jul, 2008 -
with Guided
with Guided
will9911 ?Jun, 2008 -
with ben
with ben
D.Russell ??, 2008 Solo O/S
Jimmy O ?Sep, 2007 -
with Matt Down
with Matt Down
JulianD ?Sep, 2007 2nd Guided by Adrian Nelhams
with Adrian, Paul B
Guided by Adrian Nelhams
with Adrian, Paul B
Hidden ?Sep, 2007 AltLd
Franco Cookson OLD ?Aug, 2007 AltLd O/S nice little scramble
with Neil Cookson- My DAD
nice little scramble
with Neil Cookson- My DAD
al99 7 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
martinazando 7 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S
with al99
with al99
JulesOnline ?Aug, 2006 -
Hannah V 8 Aug, 2005 -
with Lucy Greenhill
with Lucy Greenhill
Hidden ?Aug, 2005 -
barrington1978 ?Jul, 2005 -
Elastic Jones 18 Sep, 2004 AltLd O/S
with Hatchet, Chris Cox
with Hatchet, Chris Cox
Harry Ellis ?Sep, 2004 AltLd
with Elastic Jones, Chris Cox
with Elastic Jones, Chris Cox
Hidden 3 Jul, 2004 Lead
Hidden 2 Jul, 2004 2nd
tom.e ?Aug, 2003 AltLd O/S
with Charlie Everett
with Charlie Everett
Hidden ?Jul, 2003 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??, 2003 -
Hidden ?Jul, 2001 -
James W ?Jul, 2000 2nd
with walter
with walter
David Horwood 23 Aug, 1999 -
Hidden 23 Aug, 1999 Lead
Hidden 10 Aug, 1973 -
Bolt Phobia 1 Aug, 1973 AltLd First ever Alpine summit.
with Roy Taylor
First ever Alpine summit.
with Roy Taylor
mikej ?Jul, 1968 Lead
with Robin Hudson, E C/W
with Robin Hudson, E C/W
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