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Mont Blanc du Tacul: N face (normal route)


From the Aiguille du Midi, descend the NE ridge and traverse the Col du Midi plateau.


Climb the N face of the Mont Blanc du Tacul which is “defended” by séracs.  Bypass some large crevasses and several bergschrunds to reach the shoulder.  Go up from here towards the summit, which is reached after climbing some easy rocks.


By the same way.

  • Difficulty: S4 - Difficult (<45°)
  • Danger/Exposure: E2 - Medium/High
  • Time: 06:00 hours
  • Total climb: 800 m
  • Total elevation drop: 800 m
  • Highest altitude: 4248 m
  • Lowest altitude: 3532 m
  • Extra gear: None
  • Lift access: No



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