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Snell's Field, Chamonix in September 2015
© Alan James, Sep 2015

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That's the Pierre D Orthaz ( boulder and campsite). Snells was the other side of the track, next to the river. The field is a lot smaller now with the riverbank protection works levee, just visible in the background, top right. Happy days.
Rick Graham - 23/Sep/15Report
Edit, levee just above Mrs J's head.
Rick Graham - 23/Sep/15Report
Ha ha great memories did that line of chalk marks in my baseball boots. . Came back next day with EBs and chalk bag and struggled to do it, August 1978 !
Marcus Tierney - 23/Sep/15Report
It just doesn't look right with all the grass and no hordes of unwashed youth egging each other on, tatty cars parked all over the place, wall-to-wall tents. I don't think I ever managed one of the proper routes, but I've never been any good at bouldering.
pneame - 24/Sep/15Report
Interesting Rick, because in 1987, when we were there, the only tents were precisely where we are standing. There was no other field then.
Alan James - UKC and UKH - 24/Sep/15Report
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