Summer 2021

Alpine Climbing on the Aiguille Entreves, Mont Blanc Massif (ENSA Aspirant Mountain Guide course)


The following is a rolling list of some of the routes and peaks climbed both as a guide and personally this season.


5 days observation with the French School of Alpinism (ENSA) on the Aspirant Guide course

Gran Paradiso voie normale

Aiguilette d’Argentiere & Via Ferrata

Monte Rosa 4000m peaks including Punta Giordani 4046m, Balmhorn 4167m, Pyramid Vincent 4215m, Punta Gnifetti 4554m, Zumsteinspitze 4564m, Parrotspitze 4436m and Ludwigshohe 4342m


Traverse of the Petits Charmoz AD IV

Arete des Cosmiques (twice) AD

Aiguille Marbreés PD

Freshfield Arete on the Tour Ronde AD

Voie du Nain AD IV Clochetons Gunneng and the North Ridge of the Aiguille Dibona AD III, Ecrins

Traverse of the Aiguille Crochue PD


Allalinhorn voie normale F+

Rimpfischorn SW Ridge PD+

Les Lepidopteres, V Aiguille du Peigne

Traverse of the Weissmies PD

3 days at Refuge d’Envers climbing on La Piege 6A (Tour Vert), Le Marchand de Sable 6A+ (Tour Rouge) and Guy Anne 6A+ (Premier Pointe de Nantillons)

L’eau rance d’arabie TD 6B+ and Diamants pour le Président TD 6A+ on the Red Pillar of the Blaitiere

Via Corda, Flegere

East Pillar of the Petit Flambeau ( voie Laurent Grivel) 5B

Traverse of the Aiguille d’Entreves AD

An attempt on the Hornli Ridge on the Matterhorn


Assessor on the British Mountain Guide Alpine Test; Traverse of the Rochefort Arete to the Bivouac Canzio and the Aiguille de Peigne voie normale

Assessor on the British Mountain Guide Summer Test (1 day only)

Rock climbing at Reiff, Stac Pollaidh (Jack the Ripper E1) and Latheronwheel

2 New routes on the Isle of Rona (yacht access), Arcasaid Mhor. ‘Grealach’ HVS 5A and ‘Ri de Rona’ HVS 5A


Film safety cover for Cold House Collective/Yeti in the Mont Blanc massif

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