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.
The voie Frison-Roche is a classic multi-pitch rock climb on le Brévent in the Aiguilles Rouges over 5 pitches of 6a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 5c. It is a very atmospheric setting with amazing views of Mont Blanc. You find yourself high above Chamonix, climbing from 2300 to 2500m with the Brèvent cable car flying past. … Continue reading Frison-Roche, Brévent
The 'Voie Rebuffat' is a classic multi-pitch trad route on the south face of Aiguille du Midi. It's a 6 pitch, 120m long granite paradise that's easily accessible from the cable car. This would be the hardest climb for me to date. After spending most of the summer sport climbing in the valley it was time … Continue reading Voie Rebuffat, Eperon des Cosmiques