1st taste of the Verdon's multipich Last September, while I was climbing the Verdon for almost a month, Anne joined me for 2 days to discover the gorges. Although a seasoned climber, she had never yet tasted the pleasure of the drops of water of the Verdon. We start with Atelier Clandestin, a superb route … Continue reading Discovering The Verdon Gorges
Granit Paradise We've spend 3 days in this remote and wild granit paradise. The rock is perfect, the food really good and the hutkeepers gives you a ton of smiles and advices. We started with the rout Gogna on the Sccoglio di Mroz. This pyramid is on the way to the hut, and it's worth … Continue reading Climbing in Pontese Gran Paradiso
This route has gone completely under the radar, shaded by it's harder neighbors. Yet it is a hand jam festival from the beginning to the end! Jayesh is visiting from Sweden and cracks now hold no secrets for him. Since his last visit where we did "crack school" in cadarese (Italy crack paradise) he has … Continue reading Gervassuti route, pointe adolphe rey.
A glimpse from the last crack climbing schools Cyrielle's First 6a trad We've been teaching several crack climbing school this summer. Participants have been leading their first trad route, learning how to place cams, how to do artificial climbing and mutlipich.. and how to jam in cracks ! @julia.ascentphotography @julia.ascentphotography During July's course we've been … Continue reading Crack Climbing in Chamonix
3rd to 6th SEPTEMBER 2020 GOALS : Improve your technicsDevelop your crack climbing skillsfinger jamhand jamringlockfist jamOffwidthPlacing protections (cams,nuts,slings,..)Multipitch rope management ORGANISATION : 4 to 6 participants4 day course2 training days (1 guide)2 multipich days (2 guides depending of the number of participants )Location depending on group skills/ weather . (Option B Val d’Orco / … Continue reading Crack Climbing School Chamonix