Frendo Spur (D+ / III 4 1200m) North Face Aiguille du Midi

Frendo Spur North Face Aiguille du Midi
The Tough But Very Short Overhanging Corner Pitch on the Upper Frendo Rock Buttress The Tough But Very Short Overhanging Corner Pitch on the Upper Frendo Rock Buttress The Top of the Central Section of the Rock Buttress The Top of the Central Section of the Rock Buttress The Steep Upper Wall Can be Climbed in at Least 3 Different Ways The Steep Upper Wall Can be Climbed in at Least 3 Different Ways The Rateau de Chevre Key Passage of the Lower Rock Section Climbed Before Dawn The Rateau de Chevre Key Passage of the Lower Rock Section Climbed Before Dawn The Last Midi Telepherique of the Day Cruises up The North Face at Dusk The Last Midi Telepherique of the Day Cruises up The North Face at Dusk The Frendo Spur Reaches the Midi  Plan Arete Near the Midi Station The Frendo Spur Reaches the Midi Plan Arete Near the Midi Station The First Ice Pitch Above the Snow Ridge  Working Left of the Rognon The First Ice Pitch Above the Snow Ridge Working Left of the Rognon The Final Rays of Dusk Sunlight Brush the Frendo Bivi The Final Rays of Dusk Sunlight Brush the Frendo Bivi The Final Ice Pitches of the Frendo Spur Left of Rognon The Final Ice Pitches of the Frendo Spur Left of Rognon Team Topping out on the Frendo Spur  Late July 2014 Team Topping out on the Frendo Spur Late July 2014 Team Frendo Patrol Relaxed After Topping Out Thanks to the Ease of Descent Team Frendo Patrol Relaxed After Topping Out Thanks to the Ease of Descent Stepping off the Bivi Ledge and on to the Famous Frendo Snow Arete Stepping off the Bivi Ledge and on to the Famous Frendo Snow Arete Starting the Famous and Beautiful Snow Arete on the Upper Frendo Spur Starting the Famous and Beautiful Snow Arete on the Upper Frendo Spur Snowy Rising Traverse Linking Snow Ridge With the Upper Ice Pitch Snowy Rising Traverse Linking Snow Ridge With the Upper Ice Pitch Snowy Mixed Climbing Conditions in the Fine Upper Grooves of the Rock Buttress Snowy Mixed Climbing Conditions in the Fine Upper Grooves of the Rock Buttress Snowy Conditions Generally But Good Dry Rock on the Frendo Crux Corner Pitch Snowy Conditions Generally But Good Dry Rock on the Frendo Crux Corner Pitch Short & steep pitch high on the Frendo rock section Short & steep pitch high on the Frendo rock section Right of Rognon Finish on Frendo Spur Right of Rognon Finish on Frendo Spur Midi North Face Ice Field Midi North Face Ice Field Martin Steps on to the Slab Above the Rateau de Chevre Martin Steps on to the Slab Above the Rateau de Chevre Martin Enjoying Great Snow and Ice Conditions and About to Top out on the Frendo Spur Martin Enjoying Great Snow and Ice Conditions and About to Top out on the Frendo Spur John on the Superb icy finishing groove of the Frendo Spur John on the Superb icy finishing groove of the Frendo Spur John at the Plan en route to the Midi North Face John at the Plan en route to the Midi North Face High on the rock section as the Alpenglow starts High on the rock section as the Alpenglow starts Good Snowy Mixed Climbing In the Grooves of the Upper Rock Buttress Good Snowy Mixed Climbing In the Grooves of the Upper Rock Buttress Good Snow Conditions on the Frendo Spur July 2013 Good Snow Conditions on the Frendo Spur July 2013 Glorious Evening on the Superbly Situated Bivi at the Top of the Frendo Rock Buttress Glorious Evening on the Superbly Situated Bivi at the Top of the Frendo Rock Buttress Frendo Snow Arete Frendo Snow Arete Final Café Before Starting  Pleasant Start to a Big North Face Final Café Before Starting Pleasant Start to a Big North Face Excellent Bivvi site on the Frendo Spur Excellent Bivvi site on the Frendo Spur
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