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NEWS: L'or du temps - New Grand Capucin 8a by Petit and Caprez

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 UKC News 21 Aug 2017
20 years after establishing his classic Voie Petit 8b on the Grand Capucin in the Mont Blanc Massif, Arnaud Petit has returned with Swiss climber Nina Caprez to the peak's south face, where they have established a new 12-pitch line with grades up to 8a. The pair spent four days on the wall on the successful attempt and named the route L'or du temps.

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 USBRIT 22 Aug 2017
In reply to UKC News:
Good effort by the team and it looks like they had lots of fun... Remember this face well ...did the Bonatti route in 1959...wonderful piece of rock.
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 Michael Gordon 22 Aug 2017
In reply to UKC News:

Not a bad route for your first multi-pitch!
 jon 22 Aug 2017
In reply to Michael Gordon:

> Not a bad route for your first multi-pitch!

First multi-pitch first ascent.
 Fergal 22 Aug 2017
In reply to Michael Gordon:

First multipitch new route, Nina has done Divine Providence amongst many others, so no slouch!.
 MischaHY 22 Aug 2017
In reply to Fergal:

Not to mention Silbergaier and Orbayu!
In reply to UKC News:

What a line! Just splits the face down the middle

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