VIDEO: Will Sim on the classic ice climb Nuit Blanche (WI 6)

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor May/2011
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Nuit Blanche is a modern classic water-ice climb above Argentiere near Chamonix, France.

The two-pitch WI 6 has easy access, being just a couple of minutes away from the ski pistes on the Grand Montets ski area and is justifiably popular, despite WI6 being no push over. It was first climbed by Stevie Haston and has had innumerable ascents over the years.

In this short video from Bjarne SahlÚn, we see British climber Will Sim romp up the route in quite soggy conditions.

  • You can watch more of Bjarne's climbing and skiing videos on his video-blog website: Endless Flow


Will Sim is sponsored by Marmot.

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