Climbing the ice ramp towards...

Climbing the ice ramp towards the Rognon on the Frendo Spur. The Aiguille du Midi Telepherique station is perched on the right-hand summit. July 2005.

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Gabriele Roth

Gabriele Roth - Aug 8, 2005 6:03 am - Voted 10/10

very fine reportage

about this wonderful route !!

James C

James C - Aug 11, 2005 12:13 am - Hasn't voted

how

steep is that, i like the pic, thanks.

-Derek-

-Derek- - May 31, 2006 3:09 am - Hasn't voted

sweet

awsome pic, that looks like a fun day!

IceMonkey

IceMonkey - Aug 17, 2006 12:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Rock Rognon

Did you go left or right?

ben jammin

ben jammin - Aug 20, 2006 9:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Rock Rognon

We went left - the ice kicks up nicely to ~75 degrees in places on the last pitches.

There is, of course, also the option of going straight over the Rognon on the rock at approx 6a grade.

Awesome route, whichever way you do the finish!

IceMonkey

IceMonkey - Sep 4, 2006 12:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Rock Rognon

I went left as well. Very cool

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