/ NEW ARTICLE: BMG Route Card - Les Larmes du Chaos
In this article British Mountain Guide and leading alpinist Jon Bracey gives us all the info we need.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4449
Great place, with bucketloads of atmosphere and routes facing south and north.
In good nick now, and the walk in is well tracked and snow reasonably consolidated. (Although some Les 2 Alpes lifts are on standby due to wind...)
ice-fall.com now includes conditions for Diable and Veneon too.
Beware windslab on the supposed 'safer' lower slopes. The 16th Feb saw dangerous wind slab on both sides! One punter was lucky to escape with a 300ft ride, partial burial and luckily no injuries approaching the 'Larmes de Chaos' area. I would have thought a mountain guide in his article may have mentionned these dangers rather than an 'all fun in the sun' type original article.
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