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Arête Des Minettes 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 700'
Original:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: BradLipovsky on Aug 7, 2017

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Description 

The next ridge over from Papillon. A nice way to avoid the crowds if you're going for the summit. 8 pitches up the ridge with many ways to go.

Location 

Approach by walking towards the Pelerins glacier. From the snowfields, climb about 100m of slick 4th class granite and gain a trail. Follow this left into the Couloir Papillon. The route starts about 100m above where the trail enters Couloir Papillon at a ledge above some grassy slabs.

Protection 

Single set of cams plus draws and slings.


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