Guiffra-Monaci route, Eperon des Cosmiques

Climbing with Gareth on the Eperon des Cosmiques at the beginning of November. One of the last sunny days of Autumn on Aiguille du Midi before it closes for pre-winter maintenance and preparation.

Voie Guiffra Monaci topo
Our route for the day, Guiffra-Monaci in red. There is a climber bottom right of the photo for scale.
Voie Guiffra Monaci
Gareth Hughes heading up first
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The 3rd pitch (5c)
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The excellent 4th pitch (6a)
Voie Guiffra Monaci
Looking down the face at our tracks on the glacier
Voie Guiffra Monaci copyright Nick Draper
A cool photo I found taken by Nick Draper showing two climbers on the 4th pitch of Guiffra Monaci ©NickDraper
Gareth hughes arete des cosmiques
Gareth topping out and joining the arete des cosmiques to take us back to the lift station.

 

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