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J FoxMont Blanc Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2004

J Fox

We started out climbing from the Cosmiques hut at 2AM in a steady rain. Once we hit Mount Maudit the rain turned to snow and we had some seriously powerful winds buffeting us all the way to the summit. By the time we reached the summit the snow had reached blizzard proportions. But once we started descending the Gouter Ridge the sun came out and we had blue skies for the remained of the descent. This was a great mountaineering experience and a fine end to my 2004 trip to the Alps.
Posted Jun 26, 2007 11:39 am

mulidivaresetwo in classic music  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2007

mulidivarese

From Tete Rousse, 8 hours to the top.
The coluoir was really dangerouse, snowy as in winter condiction, without any path detectable. It took us a lot of energy to arrive to the refuge Gouter. Then.....walking into the sky and into a dream. Unfortunalty foggy over Bosse.

Valerio e Jolanda
Posted Jun 13, 2007 2:14 pm

NikmanGoutier
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2006

Nikman

We were driven back after the night from 10th to 11th of Sept. 2006 in Goutier-hut.
A thunderstorm raged all through the night bringing new snow.
We went down the next morning and will come back for sure :-)
Posted May 6, 2007 6:24 pm

KiNyAThe Classical Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2005

KiNyA

I was invited to Mt Blanc by my friend ... And I just couldn't reject his invitation :-)
He really chose the best days for the tour as we had very nice weather. No problems at all!
Posted Mar 26, 2007 9:41 pm

tphubbardSummer '99  Sucess!

tphubbard

An overnight climb from the Midi. Ate sardines at Col du Brenva. Summitted in dark at around 1.00 am. Lenticular cloud on top. Scary. Slept in stinky Vallot hut and left sardine tin in an annoying Frenchman's bag. Frostbit big toe. Climb in the evening and you will have the mountain to yourself!
Posted Jan 28, 2007 1:44 pm

cristakheAiguille du Midi - Mt. Blanc du Tacul - Mont Maudit - Mont Blanc - Gonella Hut - Courmayeur  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2006

cristakhe

Very nice views on the entire route. To much people on the ascent. I recommand the italian clasic route (via Gonella).
Posted Jan 9, 2007 11:39 am

BorsaFirst 4000m peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2004
When I was 14 it was my first visit of a mountain higher 4000m. We used a normal route from Cham, over Aig. du Midi to the summit. I was there with my older experienced friend and it was my start point to the world of high mountains. Since this ascent I've been many times in the Alps.
Posted Nov 11, 2006 3:35 pm

lalpinistLa haute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2000

lalpinist

Via Refuge du Gouter.
Posted Oct 16, 2006 5:50 pm

RoelRoute Climbed: Arête des Bosses  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2006
depuis refuge du Goûter (3h15)
Posted Sep 26, 2006 10:05 am

Jay PowerDome de Gouter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2006

Jay Power

Left Tete Rousse hut at 7:30am (Swiss guides like to have a good nights sleep), cuppa at Gouter hut 9:30am, summited at 2pm ish. Weather perfect. Lay in sun for forty minutes at summit. Only 2 other people there. Fantastic.
Posted Sep 11, 2006 8:28 am

CharlesWorth the effort  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2006

Charles

The normal route from the Refuge Aiguille de Gouter. Left the hut at 3.45a.m. and reached the summit at 7a.m.
The weather was perfect. As I came onto the summit I met the sun coming up from the other direction. Perfect!
Posted Sep 10, 2006 6:04 pm

schmid_thNear to heaven!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2005

schmid_th

One of my greatest tours! We made the traverse from Refuge Cosmique to Mont Blanc. Then we crossed to Mont Blanc de Courmayeur and after descending the Bosses ridge we also took Dome de Goûter. What a view! No higher mountain around!
Posted Sep 4, 2006 2:37 pm

aquariuszSuccesful climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

aquariusz

We reached the peak from the normal route in clean but very windy weather ( 90 km/h ) . Finally both of us stood on the top of Alps absolutely alone for some minutes. Fantastic feeling.
:)
Posted Aug 27, 2006 4:01 pm

LubosClassical route.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1989

Lubos

Nice scenic route but a lot of people. Reached the summit at 7 a.m. with blue sky and sun. Solo climb.
Posted Aug 20, 2006 3:12 am

ZurbriggenRoute Climbed: Grand traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2000

Zurbriggen

My first 4000m peak. My first climb actually. Did it with my brother and two friends.

Because we were very unexperienced the roundtrip from Plan de Midi to Nid d'Agille took 15 hours. Had to carry all our equipment (from a bivi on the col) over the summit.

An excellent but long route.
Posted Aug 4, 2006 11:33 am

morceauxVia Gouter route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2006

morceaux

We started at 2 in the morning. The weather was excellent, no winds at all. Took us 5 hours to reach the summit. Had to cope with very big crowd. This was my very best mountaineering experience ever since.
Posted Jul 30, 2006 10:03 am

julesblaiddGouter route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2006

julesblaidd

At last... :-) it was my 3rd trying.
Posted Jul 29, 2006 1:45 am

taikavuorimiesRoute Climbed: Aiguille du Midi - Mt. Blanc du Tacul - Mont Maudit - Mont Blanc  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2006
Absolutely quiet and warm weather, not too crowded, generally a nice climb. The only bad part was the small icy couloir on Mont Maudit, it was full of rude and impatient guides, pulling their horrified clients over everybody on the fixed ropes. The snow cover was in good condition until noon.
Posted Jul 22, 2006 3:01 pm

pabloRoute Climbed: Gouter route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006

pablo

After a long "ticky-tacka" through the white and infinite slopes and domes, my brother Gabi and I arrived at the summit of Mont Blanc, our emotions were the highest. It was 8h30am and we have started from Tête Rousse hut at 1h30am. 5 mins later our friends Luis and Fran joined us. Weather was perfect except a cold & windy start. We were back in Tete Rousse at 13h30pm and then Chamonix in the afternoon. Endurance, motivation and preparation were key in the success. We dedicate this exciting ascent to my father Suso who has been always the best source of inspiration.

see trip report for more details: http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/210520/mont-blanc-our-dream-becomes-true-.html
Posted Jul 10, 2006 12:46 pm

TodoVerticalRe: Route Climbed: Gouter route

TodoVertical

Sois unas MAQUINAS !!!!

Un abrazo chicos

;-)
Posted Jul 14, 2006 4:23 pm

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