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Climbing up the Gervasutti Couloir at sunrise
© Jonathan Griffith
Climbers: Will Sim and Gavin Pike
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Gulp! Wow. Almost enough to make me want to go and do it!
TobyA - 01/Sep/08Report
Awesome, love the exposure !
robdan - 04/Sep/08Report
Cheers. Not fully recomended due to the state of the seracs and the very over hanging cornice for the moment (see <a href=''></a> that icicle ending overhanging bit of snow top right is the cornice...nasty!)
Jon Griffith - 04/Sep/08Report
This works so well as all the diagonals gently direct the eye down the abyss to reveal the amazing exposure. A small part of the 'landing zone' is sunlit too, which reinforces this effect. Nice one.
Dan Arkle - 05/Sep/08Report
Keep them comming jon,another excellent photo, different class !
mr mills - 07/Sep/08Report
Brilliant pic, brings back happy - and not so happy - memories. Also - how exactly do skiers point their planks down THAT?
Rob Exile Ward - 07/Sep/08Report
Thanks for the comments. Was another beautiful morning. Pretty serious ski descent for sure- the main problem being that the snow in the couloir doesn't come into good ski conditions very often. Been trying to get a ski shot of this at sunrise for a while now...fingers crossed for this year!
Jon Griffith - 08/Sep/08Report
We did the pillar the day after Sylvan Sudan skied it for the first time, couldnt understand the tracks until we saw it writ up in the hut book.
Al Evans - 14/Sep/08Report
Absolutely Superb!
Gazeranco - 20/Sep/08Report
Wow, that is an amazing photo. Do you descend that route too or go down a different way?
Topper Harley - 24/Sep/08Report
Thats pretty special.Nice work sir.
Sean Bell - 06/Oct/08Report
Amazing, and it looked even better as a print! keep it up jon...... and will.
Franco Cookson OLD - 17/Oct/08Report
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