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Jeroen VelsNice route  Sucess!

Jeroen Vels

Descended via the Chèré Couloir
Posted Apr 22, 2016 4:28 am

climbxclimbContamine Mazeaud rectifiée  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2011


SP'r WouterB and I climbed Contamine Mazeaud rectifiée in great conditions for this time of the year due to more than a month of bad weather on the mountains...
The route is super fun and varied. We ended up rapping down from the Cheré Couloir.
Posted Aug 1, 2011 4:10 am

JakobFiskerGreat climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2010


Did route in great winds..
Posted May 25, 2011 11:46 am

travelin_lightClassic.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2011


Lots of variations at the top. Pick what looks like the most fun and go for it! Great route. Bring your skis and you will be racking up in about 30 minutes from the top of the station! Nice skin back up too!
Posted Apr 30, 2011 10:54 am

iceiswisenice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2002
There are good belays and one extra piton in the crux. The crux is about 60° and 25m long. The rest of the route is about 50°.
We didn't go further to the summit. If you are on the shoulder (this is also the top op the chere couloir) you can abseil in the direction of the normal route, there are belaypoints. This is the fastest way down and also safer for the climbers in the Cherecouloir. In avalanche conditions this escape route is probably very unsafe and theres always danger of seracfall
Posted Jan 27, 2007 9:31 pm

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