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2008 season

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Object Title: 2008 season

 

Page By: Jeroen Vels

Created/Edited: Aug 28, 2008 / May 5, 2011

Object ID: 436422

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Droites - Lagarde Couloir

Date: 24 February 2008
Starting point: Argentière
Partner: Jefta Smit

Height 4000 m
Length 800 m
Grade TD (IV 4+)

Mountain page

Approach
 
Droites - Lagarde Couloir
 
Droites North Face
 
Droites
 
Bivouac South side Droites
 

Mont Collon - NW-couloir

Date: 3 May 2008
Starting point: Arolla
Partners: Mike van Berkel, Andreas Amons en Frank Chargois

Height 3637 m
Length 800 m
Grade D+/TD-

Route page

Mont Collon North Face
 
Mont Collon North West Couloir
 
Mont Collon NW Couloir
 
Mont Collon NW-Couloir
 
Mont Collon NW Couloir
 
Mont Collon NW Couloir
 


Kingspitze - Via Steuri

Date: 10 August 2008
Starting point: Engelhörner
Partners: Jurgen Mesman, Wouter van Dijk, Bas Visscher

Height 2621 m
Length 500 m
Grade 5b, A0 (5b obl.)

Album

Thinkin  about it
 
Kingspitze, First pitch
 
Summit!
 
Following the pitch
 
Key passage
 
Descent
 


Arco - Rock climbing

Date: 13-15 August 2008
Starting point: Arco
Partners: Jurgen Mesman, Wouter van Dijk, Bas Visscher

Fantastic rock climbing in a chill environment. Lead my first 6c (Zio Tibia).

Arco - Danza Macabra (7a+)
 

Freggio - Via Veterana

Date: 16 August 2008
Starting point: Freggio (Ticino)
Partners: Jurgen Mesman, Wouter van Dijk, Bas Visscher

Height 1800 m
Length 700 m
Expo South
F.a. Franz Anderrüthi, Sigi Bachmann, Paul Tschümperlin 1989
Grade max 5c+

Pitches: 4a, 3c, 3c, 4c, 4a, 4a, 4b (1 aid point, or 5c+), 5a A0, 4b, 5a, 4c, 3c, 5a, then there are two options:

Option 1 variant (what we climbed): 5b+, 5c, 5c+, 2b
Option 2 normal: 3a, 3c, 3c, 3c, 4a

Then the routes join again: 4b, 3c, 3b, 3b, 4b. After the last pitch another 80 meters to find white markings for the descent.

For slower climbers or in case of bad weather it is possible to escape just below the variant.

Via Veterana
 

Aiguille d'Argentière - North Face

Date: 18 August 2008
Starting point: Argentière
Partners: Jurgen Mesman, Wouter van Dijk, Bas Visscher

Height 3902 m
Length 650 m
Grade IV AD+

Route page

Aiguille d Argentière North Face
 
Aiguille d Argentière, north face
 
Aiguille d Argentière, north face
 
Aiguille d Argentière, north face
 


Aiguille du Midi - Frendo Spur

Date: 21 August 2008
Starting point: Argentière
Partner: Wouter van Dijk

Height 3800 m
Length 1200 m
Grade III 4

Route page

Aiguille du Midi - North Face
 
Frendo Spur
 
Frendo Spur, snow ridge
 


Pointe Lachenal - Pellissier Gully

Date: 28 December 2008
Starting point: Chamonix
Partner: Jefta Smit

Height 3613 m
Length 220 m
Grade III 4, M5, 5b/c

Mountain page
Route page

Pellissier Gully
 
Pellissier Gully
 
Pellissier Gully
 
Pellissier Gully
 

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jordansahlsAwesome...

jordansahls

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year!
Posted Aug 29, 2008 2:23 am

Jeroen VelsRe: Awesome...

Jeroen Vels

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Thanks Jordan, when I put it down in a list I couldn't help smiling :-)

Cheers
Posted Aug 29, 2008 3:15 pm

Jeroen VelsRe: great routes

Jeroen Vels

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Thank's d shorb, I'm looking forward to the next season :-)
Posted Sep 24, 2008 2:40 pm

skileraarGoedzo paps

skileraar

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Volgend jaar weer? Heb nog wel wat suggesties... Ergens in t voorjaar n weekje plannen?
Posted Oct 17, 2008 11:57 am

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