Climbs 79
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3977m a.s.l
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A snapshot from a life of adventure photographer. In the background climbers on Mont Blanc du Tacul. © Kamil Tamiola

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Not sure why English grades when it's a glacier access and quite a serious place if weather changes on you. And routes on The Brevent are given Alpine Grades!?
Smith42 - 26/Jul/15
Ben, why is Contamine given a British grade? we're not in Britain! (It's wrong anyway, it's E2 5c)
Alasdair Fulton - 16/Aug/13
Strange to give most of the routes their alpine grades but O Sole Mio a French grade? Could always put the French grade in the description. No big deal, just for consistency and ego stroking purposes :P
Alasdair Fulton - 16/Aug/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Mont Blanc du Tacul summit
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summit 198
2Arête du Diable TraverseD+ 5c ***50
 Clocher du Tacul 
4Empire State BuildingED3 ***1
 Chandelle du Tacul 
6TabouED3 7a+ *** 
7Bonatti-GallieniED3 7b ** 
8Bonatti-TabouTD+ 6b+ ***12
 Le Trident du Tacul 
10LépineyD 5c ***14
11Les IntouchablesED3 7b+ *** 
 Grand Capucin 
13O Sole MioED1 ***17
14Swiss RouteTD+ 6b ***61
15Voyage selon GulliverED2 7b ***7
16L'écho des alpagesED1 **1
17Bonatti-GhigoED1 6c+ ***9
18Voie PetitF8b *** 
19Directe des CapucinsED1 6c ***3
20Laratoune
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TD- 1
 Petit Capucin 
22East Face
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D ***7
23South-East Face via Roi De SiamIV+ ***7
24Le Lifting du RoiD+ 5c **16
25Valéria GullyTD- 4+ **4
26Chippendale GullyTD 5 **1
 Pointe Adolphe Rey 
28Police des GlaciersED1 ***1
29Le Corsaire
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ED1 1
30Bettembourg-ThiviergeTD+ 6b ***9
31Super LionelTD ***4
32Salluard RouteTD- 6a ***30
33Cache-cacheED1 ***5
 Pyramid du Tacul 
35East RidgeAD+ 5a ***149
 East Face 
37SupercouloirED1 6 ***18
38Supercouloir (Gervasutti Pillar start)ED1 ***18
39Gervasutti PillarTD 6b ***51
40Gervasutti CouloirD- 2 11
41Jager CouloirD 2 *11
42Jager Couloir DirectD+ 1
43Gabarrou-AlbinoniTD 4+ ***67
44Modica-NouryTD+ 5+ ***44
45PinocchioED2 6+ ***7
46Scotch on the RocksED1 7
47Pilier des Séracs
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TD+ 1
48Macho Couloir (Quille Couloir)TD- ***1
49Macho Couloir DirectTD+ ***1
50Central Spur - Boccalatte PillarD+ ** 
51De But en Blanc
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TD- 1
52Lafaille GoulotteD **8
53Couloir Chéré of the Col du DiableD- 5
 Pointes Lachenal 
55Pelissier GullyTD- 5 **63
56MarylèneTD- 6a **13
57Harold et MaudTD+ 6b **25
58Cecchinel-JagerTD- 1
59Contamine RouteTD 6a+ ***178
60Le MacroscopeTD+ **1
61M6 SolarTD 5+ *29
62Star AcadémixteED1 6 *13

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