The Sorcerer, Ghost Valley

The Sorcerer, Ghost Valley

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Chamonix this week

I'm having a great time climbing over in Chamonix, with some fantastic weather this week. 

Steve & I headed up the Mer de Glace to the Couvercle hut, to climb on the Aiguille Moine & the Aiguille Vert. 

The view of the Grand Jorasse from the Couvercle Hut

The Classic North Face of the Grand Jorasse

A fantastic panorama - Dent de Geant on the right, Dome de Rochfort, Grand Jorasse.....

Refuge Couvercle, Mt Blanc Massif

Steve Martin on an early steep pitch on the Aiguille du Moine, South Ridge Integral

Steve Martin nearing the summit of the Aiguille du Moine

Steve Martin high up on the Moine Ridge, Aiguille Vert

Steve enjoying some fantastic mixed climbing on the Moine Ridge, Aiguille Vert

After a great few days up at the Couvercle & with more of a mixed forecast we headed into the Aiguille Rouge today.

Steve enjoying some great climbing on the Clocher de Planpraz, Clocher Clocherton

Steve testing our Tyrolean! - from the SW Clocherton to the Central Clocherton

Steve enjoying the steep Central Clocherton

Safe climbing



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