From the Midi station descend to the Col du Midi. Ascend the NW slope, overcoming a steep section(40 degrees) then continue right past numerous crevasses(potential ladder crossings). Gain the shoulder of the Tacul, formed by the upper section of the west ridge(snow). Continue left along the west ridge, gently angled, until the rocks below the summit(4th class) moving slightly onto the NE side.
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Relevant Books||Mont Blanc Classic & Plaisir - Marco Romelli Mountaineering in the Mont Blanc Range: Classic Snow, Ice & Mixed Climbs - Jean-Louis Laroche & Florence LeLong|