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UKC News - on 20 Aug 2012
Miles Perkin looking up at the crux rock wall on Divine Providence, Grand Pilier d'Angle, 4 kbBritish climbers Calum Muskett and Miles Perkin have made a rare ascent of the classic alpine route Divine Providence on the Grand Pilier d'Angle, Mont Blanc, France.

This epic route, which was for many years considered one of the hardest in the Mont Blanc Range, combines F7c standard (traditionally protected) rock climbing with a long mixed alpine ridge, and tops out on the summit of Mont Blanc itself (4,810m).

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67363

Tyler - on 20 Aug 2012
In reply to UKC News:

This is seriously impressive, well done them.
steveej - on 20 Aug 2012
In reply to UKC News: great report.

Does anyone know when the overview picture was taken - the one that shows the brenva face.

Thanks
John P - on 20 Aug 2012
In reply to steveej:

11th August 2011, at about 1 o'clock in the afternoon.
tobykeep - on 20 Aug 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Also apparently just been done by Gerry Gore and Dave Gladwin as part of Jerry's Insulin Challenge.
Dim Dringo - on 22 Aug 2012
In reply to UKC News: Met the lads in the waiting room for the flight back from Geneva. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing your photos and hearing about the route. Thoroughly nice lads. Hope the trip to yosemite goes well Callum.
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Mr. K - on 22 Aug 2012
In reply to UKC News: Impressive bit of climbing and great photos, inspirational stuff. Bo)

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