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JuhoKNorth Face Direct  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2014

JuhoK

Climbed the beautiful NF via direct (TD+, 900m) route. Due to our slow pace, we bivouaced at 4200 meters on the face. Summited next morning. Descent via south ridge.
Posted Oct 13, 2014 3:57 pm

ValthoSouth ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2014

Valtho

To reach the summit of Dent Blanche in this bad weather summer was a very nice surprise. The south ridge route was in very good condition with a lot of snow. It was cold, but clear skies and quite a strong wind but we reached the summit in 3 hours and 20 minutes.
Posted Sep 3, 2014 5:17 pm

NehaE ridge from Col de la Serpentine   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2013

Neha

We started from Dix hut and summited the mountain via Col de la Serpentine. It's good mountain to learn or practice your mountaineering techniques.
Posted Apr 8, 2014 12:07 pm

mulidivareseNormal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2011

mulidivarese

Normal from Cabane du Dent Blanche.
Bit of snow and ice, no major problems
with Carlo
Posted Aug 14, 2012 3:46 pm

markhallamSouth ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1986

markhallam

Climbed the south ridge via the Grande Gendarme. Moved very fast climbing unroped.
Posted Dec 29, 2010 12:54 pm

il.rocciatoreRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: august 2010  Sucess!

il.rocciatore

After a short bad weather break in Belgium, we are back in Val d'Hérens for an attempt on the South Ridge of Dent Blanche. Given the crowded Dent Blanche Hut, we are not the only ones with these intentions.

Although the weather forecast indicated perfect weather, we started our climb the next morning in cold, cloudy and very windy conditions. Easy climbing to the base of the Grand Gendarme, we already passed the crowds by then and had all the technical sections for ourselves. Made it without problems to the summit in a little less than 4 hours.

During descent the sun finally broke through and allowed us to enjoy the fantastic views from the ridge to the Obergabelhorn, Matterhorn, ... Great climb, great satisfaction!
Posted Aug 28, 2010 6:42 am

vincepetersSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2009

vincepeters

Perfect conditions, perfect weather. What a beautiful mountain. Oh and the best view ever.
Posted Jun 29, 2010 3:45 am

ThomasOldeHeuveltWandflue Ridge from bivouac right below the gendarme  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008

ThomasOldeHeuvelt

Beautiful climb on one of the most impressive peaks of the Alps. We avoided the crowds from the Cabane the Dent Blanche by making a bivouac right below the Grand Gendarme at 3950 m. This means a heavy backpack and a long ascent on the first day, but a thrilling, expedition like experience on the ridge, the bivouac, and avoids the crowds in the tricky passages the next day. From there we made it in little over 2,5 hours to the summit.
Posted Sep 13, 2008 2:11 am

skileraarRoute Climbed: South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

skileraar

Good conditions, not very much snow. Took us 3 1/2 hours to get up :)
Posted Sep 7, 2008 6:21 am

CyrillDent Blanche 4357m  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2008

Cyrill

a fantastic tour on a admirable and demanding the 4000er of the Swiss Alps. Wow! Wow! Wow!
Posted Jul 24, 2008 10:04 am

gregorywpSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

gregorywp

50 Kmh Winds, 10 cm of fresh snow, -10 degrees, it was grueling, but we made it to the top. It felt great and such beautiful views of the Cervin! N.B. The Grand Gendarme was more difficult than it looked.
Posted Oct 11, 2007 4:27 pm

mamo Great !  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

mamo

After 3 days of bad weather , me and my friend Paul King arrived to the cabanne alone(where there was a funny and pleasant nepalese guardian), and were completely alone during the whole climbing of Wandfluegrat to the top! Perfect weather: a great day , on a really throne of ice and rocks !
Posted Sep 26, 2007 4:18 pm

Samuli MansikkaNormal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006

Samuli Mansikka

What a splendid mountain! I have had my eyes on it everytime I went to the Alps. I was happy to get to climb it in July with my friend Kurt (Durango, CO). We had the most beautiful morning and almost dead calm weather so the climb was one of the most enjoyable ones I've ever done.
We approached the Dent Blanche Hut from the South through the Wandfluelücke which was a lot better than the approach next to Tete Blanche which we took for the way back to Zermatt.

Photos: www.samulimansikka.com
Posted Nov 28, 2006 1:14 pm

GrippedSouth Ridge  Sucess!

Gripped

We had a fantastic bivy above the hut. Great views and a feeling of isolation.
Posted Sep 15, 2006 2:15 pm

bbirtleRoute Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: Sept 3, 2005  Sucess!

bbirtle

Great weather, great conditions. Beautiful sunrise. Really enjoyable crux section.
Posted Sep 4, 2005 9:36 am

PliziRoute Climbed: south ridge Date Climbed: juli 2002  Sucess!

Plizi

Very nice climb moustly with good rock, famous views

Posted Nov 27, 2002 6:22 am

schadikRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: 1998  Sucess!

schadik

Fantastic mountain, phenomenal views. Do not miss out on all the gendarmes if you have the time,energy and weather on your side.
Posted Nov 23, 2001 1:34 am

Gui LemmensRoute Climbed: south ridge Date Climbed: 1985  Sucess!

Gui Lemmens

very nice mixed climb
Posted Mar 22, 2001 3:27 am

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