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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
Interview


 
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

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