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smrkGreat climb 3M

smrk

Great day, great climb
Posted Mar 16, 2013 4:21 pm

BatistutaM.Blanc via Gouter route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2012

Batistuta

In 5 hours from Gouter hut, the weather was good.
Posted Feb 21, 2013 7:15 am

pauljohnwallaceCentral Pillar of Freney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2002

pauljohnwallace

With Giles Cornah.
Posted Feb 7, 2013 3:35 pm

Marty32solo via Gouter  Sucess!

Marty32

Amazing weather. My first attempt which turned into a solo summit.
Posted Jan 20, 2013 6:24 pm

AlbertoRampiniCentral Pillar of Freney  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 1986

AlbertoRampini

Major in july 1986, Brenva Spur in 1984
Posted Dec 13, 2012 7:55 pm

ZeroFCTrois Mont Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2012
Free solo ascent made on the morning of Sept. 7th. From speaking to the staff at the Refuges Des Cosmiques, no one had summited this route in nearly 2 weeks due to a high avalanche risk advisory in effect and new crevice formations which were deemed difficult to spot because of fresh snow.

Close to 100 climbers at the refuge, 8 of us set out and 6 (4 person team and two soloists) of us made it to the summit.

It took nearly 12 hours to summit(2pm) - there was no trail after Mont Blanc du Tacul and we took a vertical ice climb through Mt. Maudit. I took another 12 hours going down the Gouter route till I arrived in the Chamonix Valley (2am) in one giant 24 hour full traverse effort.
Posted Oct 8, 2012 5:12 pm

oldgreyGouter from Tete Rousse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2008

oldgrey

My first big trip - very fulfilling! Trained like hell for it (from nothing) for a few months and found it relatively easy.
Posted Sep 24, 2012 5:20 am

olygtx06via Dôme du Goûter
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2011
The first day we slept at refuge de Tête Rousse. The second day we summited and went back to refuge de Tête Rousse for a second night. We caught a weather window and the conditions were very good. The Grand Couloir is dangerous. We got a late start, but that meant that we had the summit to ourselves for a few minutes. It took us about eight hours from refuge de Tête Rousse to the summit, with long breaks at refuge du Goûter and refuge Vallot. I got a great picture of the summit with clouds over it while on the Dôme du Goûter.
Posted Sep 22, 2012 12:17 pm

AdAltaSolo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2012
High winds but great views!
Posted Sep 20, 2012 5:28 pm

langvinceLucky attempt  Sucess!

langvince

1st attempt on Gouter route. No summits for a week before and after due to huge wind in the summit area. Hundreds summited that day...
Posted Sep 14, 2012 9:23 pm

RyanHooverStrong winds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2012

RyanHoover

Solo'd up the Gouter Route. 60-70 mph winds blasting from the Gouter Hut all the way to the summit. I had the rare chance to stand on the summit alone.
Posted Aug 28, 2012 2:12 am

JuliusKramerToo strong winds
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2012

JuliusKramer

Climb via Gouter route. Extremely strong winds and dark clouds blowing in towards the morning. Turned around at Vallot around 7 am. Still very happy! Beautiful sunrise and amazing days on the mountain.
Posted Aug 19, 2012 5:48 pm

JuannemanSOLO  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

Juanneman

a 3 day trip became a 5 day trip.
had 3 summits assaults and the last one was the good one.
Posted Jun 5, 2012 4:04 pm

stempvoortMont Blanc  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2003
Nice climb. Great view. The descent to the Gouter Couloir have to pay attention. At the time we just say right up, we saw and heard huge rocks fall down. Rocks greater than yourself.

Always be alert at the Gouter Couloir area and pass him quickly.

Stayed in a tent.
Posted May 29, 2012 6:27 am

salodangerMont Blanc via Gouter  Sucess!

salodanger

From camp at Tete Rousse. High winds.
Posted May 2, 2012 3:26 pm

CalGouter Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2006

Cal

Best midnight star-show I ever saw!
Posted Apr 16, 2012 3:08 pm

johan10 year's anniversery climb!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2011

johan

10 year´s successful anniversery climb!

A lot of new fresh snow made it rather easy and we were not so exposed as last time on the petit bosses.

Wonderful weather on the summit day but snowing lightly during the ascent the day before and during the night. Not many people due to the bad weather on the assent but more coming up on the descent.

Thanks goes to my Spanish companions for a very nice trip!
Posted Jan 31, 2012 11:49 am

mreiter1Success Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

mreiter1

Aiguille du Goûter
Posted Dec 11, 2011 1:59 pm

PUCHMANexelent weather nice viev  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2009

PUCHMAN

Ascent via The Three-Mont-Blanc route (Cosmiques), descent the same route.
Posted Nov 25, 2011 11:05 am

Silvia MazzaniGouter Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2004

Silvia Mazzani

A great peak!!!
Posted Nov 16, 2011 5:23 pm

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