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Lethal ground: North Ridge of Dent Blanche
The rising traverse across the imbricated slabs above the huge overhang to reach the ridge proper on the right: verglas and virtually no protection.
jcw - 04/Feb/14
"Imbricated" - I learn a new word! It doesn't really convey the sickening feeling that one gets crossing this sort of terrain....
But that's classical training and geologists for you.
pneame - 04/Feb/14
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I seem to remember it having been much more visibly icy when we were on this some years ago.
Simon4 - 04/Feb/14