UKC

A classic.
Sustained II and III+ with one pitch of IV.
The descent, described in the guidebook as via easy snow slopes, now involves an abseil down loose snow-free rubble to reach the glacier.
Called 'South East Ridge' in the AC guidebook, but it's known locally as the South Ridge.

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Style of Ascent
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Route of Interest
Traverse of the Barre, NE ridge to W ridge

Grade: AD+ ***
(Barre des Écrins)

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