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Cracklines from the Col du Midi, Mont Blanc du Tacul in the background.
© Roberttaylor, Aug 2011
Route: Some crack?
Camera used: Canon PowerShot A1200
Date taken: August 2011
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Very cool! Shame he's not on lead but still a great situation.
whistler - 01/Dec/11Report
does anybody know the name of this route?
lumu_tit - 04/Dec/11Report
It is indeed the GBH photo Natalie.
lumi_tit (?) I'm afraid I can't help but the route is on a pokey bit of rock with a bivvy hut sat on top of it five minutes from the Abri Simond hut. Someone told me it was 7a but I may be misremembering.
Roberttaylor - 04/Dec/11Report
The crack line to the right is the 7a although I think you have to abseil into it now as the snow line is too low. The big crack line to the left starting in the corner is significantly harder but have no clue of its name or grade.
lumu_tit - 05/Dec/11Report
The crack line to the right also features in Rebuffat's classic book "On Snow and Rock": he's pegging up it.
John Stainforth - 22/Dec/11Report
GBH photo? :P
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