Mont Blanc du Tacul Climber's Log

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Silvia Mazzani - Dec 20, 2011 11:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2006

Normal Route NW slopes  Sucess!

Great day and good weather.


Guillaume.Ceyrac - Sep 19, 2011 9:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2007

Normal route  Sucess!

Really wonderful place.


Jake - Aug 30, 2011 5:56 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2011

Sunrise on the summit  Sucess!

Done via normal route from Col du Midi as a part of acclimatization before the Mont Blanc. Somehow we have managed to see the very first rays of the sun on the summit - perfect timing :)


LoneRanger - Aug 23, 2011 2:58 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2011

Normal route  Sucess!

From Cosmiques hut. Nice day, but the route was a bit iced-up.


Jake - Aug 30, 2011 5:57 am

Re: Normal route

Have we met?


LoneRanger - Sep 3, 2011 2:01 am

Re: Normal route

Hi, Possible. I met a rope-team of three who were descending while we were on our way up about 2/3rds of the way, between 7-8 am; they spoke to us and advised us to summit soon. On our way down we met countless parties, so I don't remember any of them individually.


Jake - Sep 14, 2012 6:41 pm

Re: Normal route

Hi, there was three of us so we have probably met :)


IvanBraunDK - May 12, 2011 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2010

Normal Route  Sucess!

We bivied below the hut and had an early start - timed it perfectly with sunraise at summit.
Perfect day with James & Edward


darien17 - Mar 16, 2011 10:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010

Mont Blanc du Tacul  Sucess!

Icy route,done without problems,later on we had some avalanch risk


rgg - Jan 10, 2011 5:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

Accidental summit  Sucess!

We were on the three mounts traverse, but had planned to pass by Tacul on the ascent and save it for the descent perhaps, if we would feel like it. However, we took a wrong turn in the darkness and ended up on Tacul anyway!


markhallam - Dec 29, 2010 1:00 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1989

Climbed as part of Mont Blanc traverse  Sucess!

Traversed Mont Blanc from Gouter to Midi & took in Tacul & Maudit en route


FrançoisJ - Oct 8, 2010 3:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2001

normal  Sucess!

Sabrina, Pacalou,Gégé, many other people and me
date/year approx


tdoughty - Aug 13, 2010 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2010

What a view

Nice place to be


granjero - Sep 9, 2009 9:44 pm

My Favorite Playground

Summer 2008!
Skied and climbed: Couloir Jager, Couloir Diable, Regular North Face, and the Contamine-Negri. Climbed the Gervassutti Pillar.
Love this mountain!


nattfodd - Sep 7, 2009 3:11 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Acclimatization before MB traverse  Sucess!

Climbed it to acclimatize before a Mont-Blanc traverse the next day. The face was in great conditions but we were very slow (no wonder: one of us came down with HACE the next day...). Very windy on the last snow ridge but the rock scramble was sheltered and quite pleasant. Amazing views from the summit!

Left the refuge at 6:15, summit around 11:00 and back down at 13:00.


codelancer - Aug 20, 2009 5:01 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

Mont Blanc traverse  Sucess!

Climbed on descent from Mont Maudit to du Midi


Gripped - Jun 21, 2009 5:31 am

Good fun  Sucess!

Good views into Italy.


mthomas - Mar 1, 2009 11:13 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2007

Contamine-Negri, Triangle du Tacul  Sucess!

Great climb with Miles Smart after much snowfall.


p-mike - Aug 28, 2008 6:28 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2008

Normal Route from Col du Midi  Sucess!

From Aiguille du Midi cable car, a perfect day great view!


mulidivarese - Jul 20, 2008 2:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2008

too much wind  Sucess!

The plan was to traverse the three mount blancs from the Cosmique but the wind was terrible. We reached the Epule te tacoul in 2:10 and then the top in 2:45.
The wind was terrbiel so we rinunced ot go further. Anyway a nice climbing.
Valerio e Giacomo

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