In the Plan de l’Aiguille area, you start climbing in the shade, this is appreciable during warm days. Pics of this classical, beautiful ridge.
Very dry conditions for that long route, guaranteed to be uncrowded. Good views also showing some Oberland 4000’s, such as the Finsteraarhorn. Descent through the south ridge and the Eigerjoch traverse.
First 4000 m (4248) for Gareth. Pics. We walked and climbed on well tracked snow, a bit of ice, and the submittal rocks, starting with the 6h30 lift.
First experience on a 3500 m for Agnes. We climbed some meters on hard ice, like often in August. Pics
Dry rocks up to the shoulder, snow and ice for the top part, many teams. Pics
Climbing Les Drus in 2 days, all by day light has been a delight, with a bivy high on the mountain. Pics