A couple of days after having a solo attempt at this, one of my workmates, Martina, asked if I’d do it again with her.
A couple of other climbers having a break half way along the arete.
Martina near the final step up
Near the end we caught up with Roger Knox, a skiing partner of mine who was climbing with other friends.
Martina attacks the final moves before getting back to the Aiguille du Midi lift station.