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Katekat3 Mounts Traversee  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2013


Reached the summit at 7.15am, hard, very hard mountain to climb. Started at Aiugille du Midi did 3 Mounts Traversee, descend by Gouter Route.
Posted Jun 24, 2013 2:37 pm

highpointaMonte Bianco from the Italian side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2012
Avoided the masses and the crowded Gouter hut by chosing the so-called Pope route via Gonella hut which hosted only 15 other guests that day. Slept very well, then summited in perfect weather and descended to Chamonix.
Posted Jun 18, 2013 7:30 pm

lavakaGreat views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2005


Nice mountain! Very reminiscent of Rainier
Posted Jun 4, 2013 7:30 am

KundrtMont Blanc via Gouter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2011
Cloudy at the top but awesome views when descending. My first mountain over 3000.
Posted May 19, 2013 1:05 pm

GagelMont Blanc via Gouter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2012
Very cold day, but nice summit
Posted Apr 3, 2013 6:44 am

faginChilly Willy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2012


Climbed in 2005 and 2012. Both via Gouter Route. Awesome feeling to get to the top both times. Second time we hit the summit just as the sun came up over the Eastern Alps. Wrap up warm kids
Posted Mar 24, 2013 8:41 am

smrkGreat climb 3M


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

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


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


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

Marty32solo via Gouter  Sucess!


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


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


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!


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


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


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


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

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