Pointe Isabelle (3761m)
Karen Enjoying the Steep Ladders En Route to the Refuge Couvercle, Chamonix
The relatively long hut approach can be made via the glacier and steep ladders or via the high level path beneath the Drus and Moine, also with lots of ladders.
Pre-Dawn Glacial Trekking in the Talefre Basin with Mont Blanc Beyond
The 'super moon' of june 2013 illuminating the whole glacial arena. Together with the thick coating of fresh velvet snow and very cold summer air temperature giving a highly atmospheric night ascent.
The Superb Snow Ridge That Puts the + in to the PD+ Grade
Two sections of narrow snow ridge are interspersed with a couple of pitches of steep snow, with the option of taking some belays on rock spikes
The Fine Upper Snow Ridge of Pointe Isabelle
Guide Book time from hut to summit is 4.5 - 5 hours. Note that the approach from the hut involves an initial descent