Monthly Archives: June 2014

Evening trail to La Jonction

La Jonction is a very scenic place where Bossons and Taconnaz glaciers met. The view over Chamonix valley and Mont Blanc is amazing. Philippe close to Mont Corbeau with Bossons glacier behind (© A. Gatta)
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New full screen photo gallery

I just made a new full screen photo gallery of Everest, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Gasherbrum, Marathon des Sables, Gobi, Sahara, Jordan, Tour Mont Blanc, Atacama, Trail, rock climbing… Everest expedition (¬© P. Gatta)
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1ere Pointe des Nantillons : Guy-Anne, l’insolite

What a nice route! There are so many great routes to climb in L’Envers des Aiguilles so it is hard to choose. We finally decided to climb Guy-Anne, l’insolite in the 1ere Pointe des Nantillons (2,921m), good choice! Second 6a+ pitch of Guy-Anne, l’insolite (¬© A. Gatta)
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Trail: Bellevue – Nid d’Aigle – Bionnassay – Les Houches

The Nid d’Aigle is the start of the Gouter route of Mont Blanc but it is also a great place for Trail running… Close to Mont Lachat (¬© A. Gatta)
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Aiguille du Midi: Rebuffat – Baquet

Many years ago, I climbed the R√©buffat – Baquet route in the South face of Aiguille du Midi in Mont Blanc Massif. Beautiful route but we “got lost” above the 6th pitch and finished by another route… Climbers on the Aiguille du Midi ridge (¬© P. Gatta)
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Aiguille du Midi: Frendo Spur

Yesterday Alex and I climbed the Frendo Spur (Eperon Frendo) in the North Face of Aiguille du Midi in the Mont Blanc Massif. Very nice route but still lot of snow. We broke trail all the way and kept the crampons on the 1200m of route. Frendo Spur, Aiguille du Midi 1200m, D III 5a […]
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Trail: Le Moulin – Les Gaillands

Yesterday, Anna, Ingela and I went for a nice trail running in the Mont Blanc Massif, my first 20+km run since I came back from the Makalu expedition. Great weather and very nice trail beside the snow in the Brévent. On the way to Flégère (© A. Gatta)
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