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Contributed by LakesWinter Nov/13 - This public ticklist has been seen 6,692 times

A list of top quality Alpine routes that top out under 4000m and are graded between F and D+. Hopefully the list will provide inspiration!

High on the Forbes  © Charlie Boscoe
High on the Forbes
© Charlie Boscoe, Jul 2010

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Distribution of grades

Top 12 photos of this ticklist

Unknown climber finishing Le Gateau de Riz this August. Taken from the top of Un Eclat de Rire!

Le Gateau de Riz
Unknown climber finishing Le Gateau de Riz this August. Taken from the top of Un Eclat de Rire!
© steve-grigg

Mega

Forbes Arête
Mega
© Maxwell

Dawn from the Aiguille de Chardonnet

Forbes Arête
Dawn from the Aiguille de Chardonnet
© Mike Meysner

Classic ridge line route right above the refuge

Le Gateau de Riz
Classic ridge line route right above the refuge
© walts4

Valentine Fabre on the Forbes Arete - Aiguille du Chardonnet. Aiguille Verte behind.

Forbes Arête
Valentine Fabre on the Forbes Arete - Aiguille du Chardonnet. Aiguille Verte behind.
© Ben Tibbetts

Smiles above the clouds

North Ridge
Smiles above the clouds
© Owen

Sunset over the Midi-Plan Traverse

Midi-Plan Traverse
Sunset over the Midi-Plan Traverse
© LDudill

Victor Saunders on the Forbes Arete, Aiguille du Chardonnet

Forbes Arête
Victor Saunders on the Forbes Arete, Aiguille du Chardonnet
© Ben Tibbetts

Looking over to the Matterhorn from Forbes Arête

Forbes Arête
Looking over to the Matterhorn from Forbes Arête
© Joel Miller

S Ridge of Salbitschijen through the hut telescope

South Ridge
S Ridge of Salbitschijen through the hut telescope
© Tim Sparrow

Riina on the Midi-Plan Traverse

Midi-Plan Traverse
Riina on the Midi-Plan Traverse
© Josh Willett

Midi-plan looking back

Midi-Plan Traverse
Midi-plan looking back
© andymoin


Add Climb name Grade Ticks? Height Crag name
EASTERN ALPS
West Ridge (Normal Route) F ** 14 3,606m Similaun
Hintergrat AD *** 7 ? Ortler
Studlgrat Ridge AD+ *** 25 3,798m • 20 Grossglockner
Piz Palü Traverse PD+ 36 ? Piz Palü
North Ridge D *** 233 ? Piz Badile
Modern Times VS 4c *** 25 ? Punta da...
Northeast Ridge (Eselsgrat) AD+ *** - ? Piz Roseg
BERNESE OBERLAND
Northeast (Mittellegi) Ridge D *** 115 ? Eiger
Traverse of the Blüemlisalp AD *** 8 3,681m The Blüemlisalp...
North Ridge AD 4 ? Bietschhorn
Southwest Flank AD- 15 1,375m Wetterhorn
East Ridge D *** 17 ? Gross Diamantstock
Gross Bielenhorn South East Ridge D 30 450m • 12 Bielenhoerner
South Ridge AD *** 26 3,305m Gletschhorn
East-southeast-Grat AD 40 370m Gross Furkahorn
South Ridge D *** 159 ? • 17 Salbitschijen
Klein Simelistock - Gross Simelistock Traverse AD 4b *** 15 ? Engelhörner
VALAIS
Traverse AD- *** 55 ? Mont Blanc de...
West Ridge AD+ *** 68 500m Dent de Tsalion
Weiner Route TD 1 ? Fletschhorn
CHAMONIX
Gallet Ridge AD+ *** 15 ? Mont Dolent
Mer de Glace Face D+ 5c *** 64 ? Envers des Aiguilles
Renaudie Direct (Central Spur) V *** 11 570m Dent du Requin
Arête Ryan/East Ridge D+ *** 9 550m Aiguille du Plan
Midi-Plan Traverse AD *** 505 ? Aiguille du Plan
Forbes Arête AD 3 *** 265 ? Aiguille du...
Classic North Face AD+ *** 6 650m Aiguille...
Y Couloir AD ** 40 ? Aiguille...
Le Gateau de Riz D 5b ** 65 230m • 7 Aiguille...
South Ridge, Aiguille du Génépi D 5b ** 45 250m • 7 Aiguille...
Classique Sud D *** 42 280m • 8 Aiguille d'Orny
Dômes de Miage Traverse (NE to SW) PD ** 94 ? Domes des Miages
South-southeast Arête (Chapelle de la Gliere) D+ 6a *** 633 400m • 14 Aiguilles Rouges
VANOISE/GRAIAN ALPS
Grandes Couloirs (normal route) PD+ ** 6 ? Grande Casse
West Ridge F 20 ? La Tresenta
North Face AD+ ** 6 400m Ciarforon
East-North-East Ridge AD 3 ? La Grivola
ECRINS
Pelvoux Traverse PD *** 53 ? Mont Pelvoux
Southeast Flank F * 99 3,730m Roche Faurio
traverse from Promontoire by South Ridge AD *** 49 ? La Meije
Pilier Candau D *** 3 450m Le Rateau
MONVISO
South Face (Voie Normale) F+ 13 600m Monte Viso
90 stars 2,939 25,195m 120
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