West Face

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
From a kilometre north of Red Hut travel through the beech forest into the basin at the foot of the face. Or, commenc e the North West face route 3.08, and climb over the North West ridge near H37, GR 596 885 drop 200m altitude to reach the base of west face. A blunt arête provides the obvious feature on the broad face, with two bluffy sections guarding the summit pyramid. Zigzagup the face to the summit.
Pitch(es): 
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130mNo
Grade: 
3
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Ed Glass, Jim McNulty, Ray Slater 1950’s