Monthly Archives: August 2014

Alpinism: Grepon – Le soleil a rendez-vous avec lune

With a weather forecast that rather good, Ross and I decided to try to traverse Grepon (3,482m), climbing Le soleil a rendez-vous avec lune on the East face (TD+, 850m) and descending on the Nantillons side. That means we climbed with crampons, ice axes… After 19 pitches climbed in poor conditions we finally decided to […]
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Alpinism: Pointes Lachenal – A l’oree du bois

After the recent snow falls on Mont Blanc Massif, most routes were in winter conditions except the Pointes Lachenal. Pascal and I went back to climb another route there ; A l’oree du bois. There are some nice pitches but the route is a bit confusing as it crosses 3 other routes. Anyway it was […]
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Alpinism: Aiguille du Midi – La Contamine

Anna and I climbed another great route in Aiguille du Midi: La Contamine, 8 pitches, all nice! We finished right on time for a quick lunch on the sunny top of the Aiguille. View over Grandes Jorasses, Rochefort and Dent du Geant from Aiguille du Midi (© A. Gatta)
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