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L'Affaire Freney

L'Affaire Freney

L\'Affaire Freney

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Object Title: L'Affaire Freney

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing


Page By: ericvola

Created/Edited: Dec 1, 2012 / Jan 11, 2013

Object ID: 827883

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The photos of the Freney affair - 1rst part

Mont Blanc Freney range
overview of the route taken for getting to the foot of the Central pillar

The Freney pillars
general view of the pillars

Hotel de Paris
The hotel de Paris

The Bar National
The 'Nash'

The  Money-box
The 'Money box'

Philippe Gaussot interviewing Don and Chris

Gaussot aerial photo
The aerial photo

The race is on
The race is on

The Freney affairs photos - 2nd part

Chris leading on the lower part of the pillar
Chris leading lower part of the pillar

The Chandelle
arriving at La Chandelle

Bivouac at the foot of the Chandelle
the bivouac

Irst hard pitch - La chandelle
1rst hard pitch

On the first hard pitch
1rst hard pitch other view

The crux
the crux

The Freney affair photos 3rd part - Summit and others

Luxury = A summit sandwich
Summit - luxury = a sandwich

The three pillars of Freney
the 3 pillars

routes on the Freney side of Mont Blanc
Routes of the freney side of Mont Blanc

Frenet Piola- Topo
Piola detailed topo

Below Vallot
Chris & Don below Vallot

La Fourche bivvy
La Fourche bivvy

Eccles bivvy
Eccles bivvy

In La Chandelle
looking up La Chandelle

Irst hard pitch - La chandelle
in La Chandelle 1rst hard pitch

The Aiguille du Midi - Helbronner cable car accident

The cable car cabins - Paris-Match cover
The F 84-F Thundersteak
The F 84- F Thunderstreak which cut the cable

The 3 x eggs which fell down
The 'eggs' fallen on the glacier

Christian Mollier coming down
Christian Mollier comes down the cut cable with his bare hands

The rescuers on the glacier
Rescuers on the glacier

Rescued from the  eggs
Tourists just being evacuated from their cabin

The eggs over teh Vallée blanche
the 'eggs' 4 seats cabins

Rescuers working at night
working all night long


The three pillars of Freney

The three pillars of Freney


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