In normal conditions this route is never harder than PD. Compared to the midi-plan, cosmiques arete or NW ridge of the mittaghorn in the valais this is lots easier. However, it is a long course requiring good fitness, and, most importantly it is very beautiful
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."