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Logged Ascents

User Date Style Notes & Partners
DigitalSteak 23 Oct, 2019 - 10 hours car to car
10 hours car to car
unicycleboy 14 Sep, 2019 -
Hidden 5 Aug, 2019 Lead dnf
AJWolfie 5 Jul, 2019 Lead
Hidden 4 Jul, 2019 AltLd
AdamDavies97 ?Jul, 2019 -
with David Wolfe, Kenneth Davies
with David Wolfe, Kenneth Davies
RichardWB ?Jul, 2019 -
Bobby Pearson 7 Apr, 2019 Solo O/S Absolute Epic. Left the Tracuit hut (3256m) at 0700 with CERN group. Slow ascent breaking trail. Switched ropes to a french team. Summited. Skied back to hut. Skied down in nil viz and sugar wet snow which was slow and very disorienting especially solo. Finally managed to nav back to Zinal. Zinal at 1600. (Forgot to stop strava at Zinal).
Absolute Epic. Left the Tracuit hut (3256m) at 0700 with CERN group. Slow ascent breaking trail. Switched ropes to a french team. Summited. Skied back to hut. Skied down in nil viz and sugar wet snow which was slow and very disorienting especially solo. Finally managed to nav back to Zinal. Zinal at 1600. (Forgot to stop strava at Zinal).
Hidden 8 Sep, 2018 AltLd
Hidden 8 Sep, 2018 AltLd
Hidden 15 Jul, 2018 Solo O/S
James Gordon ?Jul, 2018 -
Hidden 7 Sep, 2017 2nd
Gav Parker 7 Sep, 2017 -
Iggy_B 4 Sep, 2017 -
Cheese Monkey 4 Sep, 2017 - Fresh snow, high winds, poor vis and freezing temps made it a real slog. All tracks got covered very quickly due to wind. Cloud base was high enough when we started until c4000m when it dropped down significantly. Hence we accidentally descended too far L and both of us ended up with legs in completely covered huge crevasses several times. Not much fun but still felt like an achievement! Lower glacier heavily crevassed
Fresh snow, high winds, poor vis and freezing temps made it a real slog. All tracks got covered very quickly due to wind. Cloud base was high enough when we started until c4000m when it dropped down significantly. Hence we accidentally descended too far L and both of us ended up with legs in completely covered huge crevasses several times. Not much fun but still felt like an achievement! Lower glacier heavily crevassed
Hidden 4 Aug, 2017 -
Duncan 88 4 Aug, 2017 -
SteveCarratt 6 Sep, 2016 -
caradoc 12 Aug, 2016 Solo It is a long way to the summit and there is a steep little section before the summit. Harder than the Breithorn so I would give it PD-
It is a long way to the summit and there is a steep little section before the summit. Harder than the Breithorn so I would give it PD-
NickBrown 7 Apr, 2016 - Ski tour from Cabane Tracuit
Ski tour from Cabane Tracuit
featuresforfeet ?Apr, 2016 -
Phil Murray 18 Aug, 2015 - Snow trail not there for top 400m so was quite slow going on rope with 2 Swiss. Top 30m was steeper & icy - quite hard for Facile? Greta day out. 2500m descent later....
Snow trail not there for top 400m so was quite slow going on rope with 2 Swiss. Top 30m was steeper & icy - quite hard for Facile? Greta day out. 2500m descent later....
Pero 3 Aug, 2015 -
alex toomey 20 Jul, 2015 -
Mrs Weasel 15 Apr, 2015 - Ski tour with the eagle ski club
Ski tour with the eagle ski club
PatrickBoothroyd ?Aug, 2014 -
with NigelBoothroyd
with NigelBoothroyd
Hidden 22 Apr, 2014 -
daviemj 10 Sep, 2013 AltLd O/S
Sam Maher 10 Sep, 2013 AltLd
with daviemj
with daviemj
Hoyes 14 Aug, 2013 AltLd O/S On route to Wiesshorn.
with Batt
On route to Wiesshorn.
with Batt
Batt 14 Aug, 2013 -
with Hoyes
with Hoyes
Hidden 1 Aug, 2013 -
Hidden 15 Jul, 2013 -
jcw ??, 2013 -
razzorbuzz 21 Aug, 2012 AltLd O/S
abbeywall 22 Jul, 2011 -
with K
with K
TimPerkin 6 Jul, 2011 AltLd O/S
with Chris Griffiths, Colin Beechey
with Chris Griffiths, Colin Beechey
davidellis53 ?Sep, 2010 -
Hidden 26 Aug, 2010 Solo
thomas 13 Jul, 2010 AltLd O/S From Cabane Tracuit (long hut walk to this previous day) 5-00 am start steady plod over and up the Turtmann glacier quite crevassed but plenty of snow on route and some fresh stuff due to overnight storm. Three on rope as Chris Turner in hut on his own, he joined Russ and T for ascent/ decent. Enjoyable route not too many parties on route although summit got rather congested. Some intereting crevasses to cross just prior to summit. Up and down in five hours nice traditional hut. Perhaps the easiest 4000 m summit I have done. (Excluding the hut walk of course which was a long one but enjoyable with superb scenery. (2 hours down from hut back to Zinal Village)
with Chris Turner, Russ Cooper
From Cabane Tracuit (long hut walk to this previous day) 5-00 am start steady plod over and up the Turtmann glacier quite crevassed but plenty of snow on route and some fresh stuff due to overnight storm. Three on rope as Chris Turner in hut on his own, he joined Russ and T for ascent/ decent. Enjoyable route not too many parties on route although summit got rather congested. Some intereting crevasses to cross just prior to summit. Up and down in five hours nice traditional hut. Perhaps the easiest 4000 m summit I have done. (Excluding the hut walk of course which was a long one but enjoyable with superb scenery. (2 hours down from hut back to Zinal Village)
with Chris Turner, Russ Cooper
WillCass 6 Jul, 2010 Lead
CampathMike 7 Apr, 2010 - Ski ascent made from the Cabane de Tracuit during a 5 day ski-tour starting and ending at Jean St Luc.
with Martin Burrows-Smith, Nev Boneham, Jane Bradbury, Alan Scowcroft
Ski ascent made from the Cabane de Tracuit during a 5 day ski-tour starting and ending at Jean St Luc.
with Martin Burrows-Smith, Nev Boneham, Jane Bradbury, Alan Scowcroft
Alan Scowcroft 7 Apr, 2010 -
with Martin Burrows-Smith, Nev Boneham, CampathMike, Jane Bradbury
with Martin Burrows-Smith, Nev Boneham, CampathMike, Jane Bradbury
niallk 25 Apr, 2009 Solo Ski ascent.
Ski ascent.
mathquirk 25 May, 2008 -
with Babu Blatt
with Babu Blatt
johannes 12 Jul, 2007 AltLd O/S Approached the Tracuit hut in white-out conditions. Brilliant weather on summit day.
Approached the Tracuit hut in white-out conditions. Brilliant weather on summit day.
Stuart Macfarlane 11 Jul, 2007 -
with Andy W
with Andy W
Hidden ?Jul, 2005 -
Hidden 15 Jul, 2004 -
fizzy_elephant ?Aug, 2001 -
Iain Brown 23 Aug, 1999 -
Conan ??, 1999 -
with Griff
with Griff
alpinist63 22 Apr, 1997 -
Dom Goodwin 10 Aug, 1993 -
with Peter
with Peter
Hidden ?Jul, 1990 Solo
Maarten2 ?Jul, 1984 -
with Maarten B
with Maarten B
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