|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul|
|Year first climbed:||1878|
|First successful climber(s):||W Coolidge, C Almer and son|
|Nearest major airport:||Grenoble|
|Convenient Center:||Bourg St Maurice|
A peak offering a variety of snow/ice routes of varying difficulty, from French grades PD+ to D. The normal route is a varied and beautiful climb up the Geay glacier with the slope never exceeding 40 degrees. 1400m from the Mont Pourri hut to the summit (2 other huts are also used for other routes). Rock climbing is available on a secondary face, with 10 or so routes of 8 to 14 pitches, many bolted.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Mont Pourri.
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- Log #21537 - by Simon Beck on Dec 07, 2008in 1996 i encountered several guided parties who departed from th ref Pourri, the laster 2 times I think I might have been alone. I suspect the route from the ref pourri is badly crevassed and...
- Log #14710 - by Chris McCann on Aug 19, 2002This is the first Alpine 'Big' peak I have done, the weather was good, clear. Nice view of Mont Blanc (next year). Nice rush of Adrenline.
- Log #14711 - by
Peter Holden on July 03, 2000Did the normal route up the Geay glacier. No technical difficulties, but just steep enough to make it interesting. Big crevasses still with enough snow over them at this time of year. Descended by...