Glacier skills

Glacier skills

Karina and André practised some snowy glacier evolution with the rope, some steep hard ice and checked the hoist for rescuing someone. Pics...
Grand Combin

Grand Combin

The Meitin ridge isn’t the easiest route of this 4314 m peak, but one of the safest. Also the Combin de Valsorey, 4183 m has to be climbed on the way up. The early autumn days offers more than 12 hours of light in the Alps....
Platé south pillar

Platé south pillar

This limestone 800 meters route is opposite to Aiguille Verte and the Chamonix needles, graded TD-. The approach takes an hour, the descent about 2, walking mostly on a path going quicker than abseiling....