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Mont Blanc from Chamonix

Crossing Valle Blance

Valle Blance

Weather in morning was good

The first slopes in south face of Mont Blanc du Tacul

Later it was foggy and quite cold

The huge serac, a very dangerous part, a few days later collapsed and kill 18 climbers

One of the tree huge seracs in the south face of Tacul

On the summit of Mont Blanc du Tacul 4248m, Alex

On the way back, Valle Blanch

Alex with Aris, Aiguille du Midi in background

Aiguile du Midi

A rest day in Chamonix


The school of climbing instructors in Aiguile de Midi (north side)

Early in the morning close to Torino refuge, Apostolis

Climbing the colouar which is leading to the Kuffner ridge, Giannis

The couluar is about almost 60 degrees.

The first part on the ridge, close to biwihut

Still dark on the ridge

Clear sky, with perfect temperature

Sunrise, Monte Rosa in background

Snow/ice climbing funny climbing

The first long rocky part of the ridge (Kuffner)

A ridge of Mont Blanc

Apostolis on Kuffner ridge, Mont Blanc in background

A long snow/ice part which is leading again on the ridge

A sort break on the ridge

Slopes are quite steep

Nice view of the glacier

Kuffner ridge in the upper left side, from where we start

Somewhere on the middle, about 3800 meters, the rige is covers by icy snow

The pinnacle of Mont Maudit

Another rock wall of thee ridge difficult IV-

We traverse from the left the huge pinnacle


Incredible ridge

The only easy way to pass is to climb the peak

Mixed climbing

Looking back

An extended rock wall before Maudit Col

Mont Blanc du Tacul 4248m

Amazing ridge from Grant Cappucine to Tacul

We climbed ropped together 2 or 3 climbers

Apostolis has a rest

The ridge, looking back to our route

The huge pinnacle that we traverse from the right side

On the ridge from Maudit Col to Mont Maudit

Walking up again

A rocky part of the ridge to Maudit

We decide to climb and the summit of Maudit

The pinnacle of Mont Maudit

The pinnacle of Mont Maudit

Traversing the summit

Kuffner is the right ridge the peak in background

Following the normal route to Tacul and back to Aiguille du Midi

Climbers in a pinnacle of Aiguille du Midi

Aiguille du Midi

Mont Maudit 4468m, from cable car Mont Blanc panorama

Mont Maudit 4468m and Kuffner ridge

Don de Geant 4013m

Don de Geant 4013m
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