Tag Archives: Pointes Lachenal

Alpinism: Pointes Lachenal – Contamine

There are some really nice routes in the Pointes Lachenal (3,613m). After Harold et Maud, L’Orée du Bois, Pascal and I climbed the Contamine yesterday (the driest on the face), another great climb. Pointes Lachenal – Contamine route (© P. Gatta)
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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: Pointes Lachenal – Harold et Maud

Pascal and I climbed Harold et Maud in Pointes Lachenal this morning. What a beautiful route on a perfect Granite!! Note that the other routes on Pointes Lachenal and Aiguille du Midi were dry too. View over Grand Capucin and Gervasuti Couloir from Pointes Lachenal (© P. Gatta)
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