Climbs 10
Rocktype Ice
Altitude 3796m a.s.l

Dropping off the Pigne d'Arolla © Al Todd

Crag features

A classic snow peak of the Swiss Valais. There is an easy normal route from the Vignettes hut and some classic routes on the North Face. Note; the classic North Face route is not normally climbed after the end of July nowadays although in July 04 it saw several ascents mid month.

Approach notes

From Arolla ascend to the Vignettes hut via the Piece glacier.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 East flank F * 92
2 North Face D *** 3
3 Traverse (Vignettes hut to Dix hut)
F ** 30
4 Traverse (Dix hut to Vignettes Hut)
F ** 58
Climb name Grade
5 Tissue Paper and Waders * M * 1
6 Traverse (Pigne d'Arolla) *
F * 23
7 West flank *
F 1
8 West Flank (Pigne d'Arolla) *
F 15
Climb name Grade
9 Pt d' Otemma west face *
10 Pigne d'Arolla summit *
summit 5
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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