S Ridge - Chapelle Climber's Log

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Jeroen Vels

Jeroen Vels - Feb 4, 2021 6:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2020

Always fun  Sucess!

Third time I climbed this route. Still a very nice and interesting route.


runout - Jul 13, 2019 11:51 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2019

No people  Sucess!

Lower part on different route (UIAA VI).
Lots of snow at the start.
The Index lift was closed.


MtnMagic - Oct 7, 2013 4:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2013

Nice route  Sucess!

Witnessed a ground fall on the first pitch by the group ahead of us. Luckily no one was hurt. Got stuck behind the same group for the first four pitches before passing and barely managed to catch the last cable car down. Of course we did start at 11:30. Overall a nice day in the mountains but start early to avoid slow moving parties.


nattfodd - Jul 17, 2011 9:41 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2011

Super fun warmup  Sucess!

Very fun outing, easy climbing with good moves, lots of pro, great views... Aiguilles Rouges at its best.

Roel - Aug 9, 2009 6:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2009

South Ridge  Sucess!

With Vanessa


gregorywp - Sep 8, 2008 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2008

Cold but amazing  Sucess!

We climbing the entire ridge, in cold weather which helped to keep the crowds away - loved the exposure, loved the climbing, hated the descend. Highly recommended with beautiful views of Aig Verte so don't forget your camera!


klwagar - Aug 26, 2008 10:46 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2008

great climb  Sucess!

Busy route but a wonderful climb. Airy ending!

[X] Bird

[X] Bird - Aug 18, 2008 3:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

Missed the last cable car :(  Sucess!

Went up the ridge one couloir before the official route. This alternative start is properly bolted but more difficult and a bigger chance of your rope geting stuck which can cost a lot time. The big dihedral was both scarry and magnificant to lead. Of course followed by the splendid razor's edge. Did not climb the chapelle itself because we wanted to catch the last cable car ride which we missed. Definitly comming back one day to climb the chapelle itself.


Andy_Hornung - Jul 18, 2008 1:42 pm

Great Route  Sucess!

July 2000. a classic with some great positions on the last few pitches. Very busy but worth it.


Leendertschwab - May 2, 2008 7:33 am

slippery start  Sucess!

The first pitch starts slippery. After that nice climbing with of course the famous razors edge. Just below the chapelle the rock is loose and difficult to protect. We didn't feel like climbing the chapelle itself.

Sam Page

Sam Page - Apr 21, 2008 11:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2001

Crowded!  Sucess!

I forget the exact date. We (the ugly Americans) climbed up and over about ten people on this route. The descent was no cakewalk.

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