Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 2997m a.s.l
Faces N

1000m of air on the top icefield, Colton-MacIntyre © gav p

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Alpine 4,000ers, Blodig's 4,000ers hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 12 logbooks.

Hill features

Extremely complex mountain (actually, a collection of summits), its most striking feature being the 1 mile wide N face, ovelooking the Leschaux glacier. The face itself is quite complex, and can be divided in seven subsectors. The most prominent features of the face are however the twi Walker and Croz spur, the Great Couloir in between and the Linceuil (Shroud) hanging snowfield on the extreme L of the face.

Approach notes

Approach from Torino Hut via Rochefort Ridge and Calottes du Rochefort to the Col du Jorasses. Can also approach from the Leschaux Hut, 3 hours up from Montenvers.

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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

Climb name Grade
1 Pointe Marguerite summit
summit 4
2 Pointe Hélène summit
summit 3
3 Pointe Croz summit
summit 4
Climb name Grade
4 Pointe Whymper summit
summit 6
5 Pointe Walker summit
summit 12
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