UKC

170m, 7 pitches.

Rockfax Description
170m. The easiest route and consequently the most travelled. There is a fair amount of fixed gear but take a small rack.
1) 5a, 2) 5a. It is possible belay halfway up this pitch.
3) 4b, 4) 5a, 5) 3b. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
From the combe des Crochues, reach the base of an evident couloir/chimney, traverse 15m. left to climb an open corner and the following chimney.

Denise Escande/P. de Galbert 09/Sep/1970

Ticklists: Escalades Choisies Mont-Blanc Aiguilles Rouges (60 Routes 4 to 6a+).


ClimberDateStyle
TreseB 27/Jul/17 AltLd O/S

Challenging routefindings at times. Felt very much like mountain climbing.

Rob Royle 17/Jul/17 AltLd

Really nice day, great varied climbing!!

with Blanka
DaveThexton 06/Jul/17 AltLd O/S
Jenn_Stretton 06/Jul/17 AltLd
superturbo 04/Jul/17 AltLd

Cruisey

with Steve Gib
Harry Ellis ?/Jul/17 AltLd

Great crag easy descent.

with Chris Cox
Sarah Roscoe 26/Jun/17 AltLd
Matt Harmon 26/Jun/17 AltLd O/S
Climbingspike ??/2017 -
Tim Rodgers 02/Sep/16 AltLd
jethro kiernan 15/Aug/16 AltLd
Siongethinhill 07/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with adam martin
Rob Royle 28/Jul/16 2nd

Really nice route! Varied climbing on great rock!!

with Seb (Mountain Guide)
BlackheathDiggs 26/Jul/15 2nd
steveschiltz 08/Jul/15 -
clams ?/Aug/14 Lead

VS 4b. Ill-defined line

CatMc ?/Aug/14 2nd
with clams
JohnV 02/Apr/14 AltLd O/S

Approached on skis- simple and fast. Had to pay close attention to the topo to stay on route. Rapped back down through various anchors to the skis.

Hidden 27/Jul/13 2nd
Ewanski ?/Jul/13 AltLd
with Grah. A
Cardi 16/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Trad. Bolted belays. HS/VS

with Mike Wild
Hidden ?/Jul/12 Lead
abtibbs 28/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
HarryB 28/Jun/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
Henrik 09/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
with Josef + Joakim
Hidden ?/Aug/09 Lead
Shuttsie ?/Aug/09 2nd
liz j ?/Sep/03 2nd
with neil brodie
bandersnatch ??/2000 Lead
with Mairi B
bandersnatch ??/1996 Lead
with Mairi B
djdavies 09/Aug/92 2nd
agagsgrot ?/Aug/92 2nd O/S
with Pete
Hidden 01/Jun/92 Lead O/S
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