Read the full story with commentary from Jon Bracey at www.dmmclimbing.com/news
See a good topo of the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses and read more accounts of UK alpinists at www.alpine-guides.com/blog
Earlier this year Jon Bracey and Andrew Houseman made the second ascent of The French Route on the formidable North Buttress (a.k.a. Moonflower Buttress) of Alaska's Mount Hunter (4441m-14,573ft) .
See this earlier UKClimbing.com news report.
Jon Bracey is supported by Mountain Equipment, DMM, Crux, and Scarpa.