Climbs 17
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3824m a.s.l
Faces all

Mega © Maxwell

Crag features

Classic routes such as Forbes Arete and the Migot Spur, with other nice climbs on the north face.

Approach notes

Easily accessed from the Albert Premier Hut in about 2 hours in good conditions. Descent is usually by the NW Ridge with multiple rappels.

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More Guidebooks:
Snow, Ice and Mixed (2005)
Mont Blanc Massif Vol. 2 (2002)
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Tour Basin
2 Forbes Arête AD 3 *** 179
3 Migot Spur D- 3 *** 96
4 Aureille-Feutren Gully TD 4+ * 9
5 Debruyne-Manu Route TD 3
6 Gabarrou Route 79 TD- 3
7 Escarra Gully D+ 4 ** 11
Climb name Grade
8 Charlet-Bettembourg Gully TD- 4 * 13
9 NW Spur Direct TD- 3
10 Northwest Ridge (Ordinary Route) PD+ 35
  Argentière Basin
12 WSW Ridge D+  
13 Couloir de l'Epaule
14 Capucins Buttress Direct D+ ** 1
Climb name Grade
15 SW Couloir of the Trident Glacier
AD 1
16 S Couloir
17 SE Couloir
AD 5
18 SSE Pillar D-  
19 Col du Chardonnet SW Slope
F 1
  Saleina Basin

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