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Regional discussion and conditions reports for Europe. Please post partners requests and trip plans in the Europe Climbing Partners section.

Mont Blanc for beginners

Hello, I'm looking for advice on how to climb Mont Blanc as a total beginner. I do not have the money to pay for a guided trip, nor am I able to spend weeks practicing climbing other peaks in the surrounding mountains. I understand that the summit can be done in about a week, which is what I would be looking for. I do not have any experience of climbing mountains of this height, but ...
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Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland) Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland)

Winter Mixed and Ice Climbing - Tatra Mountains (Poland + Slovakia)



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North Cairngorms, Scotland North Cairngorms, Scotland

I wanted to share my video with you guys:

Winter Mountaineering in North Cairngorms, Scotland.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ILZlMqD1d0



Wish I could go there more often.

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Julian Alps in April

Hi all,

My climbing team is planning a trip to the eastern Alps between the 1st and 15th of April, this year. We're looking for a moderate, alpine route(s) that would be in condition. I know couloirs are probably out, but classic face/ridge climbs in the PD/PD+/AD range would be great, especially if the climbs involve glacier travel and the potential for a high camp.

I've already taken a look at Großglockner and Triglav but ...
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Winter Dolomites

Hi, few of us wants to go to Dolomites in February. Any recommendations for walks between huts or easy climbing routes. I will fly to Venice and then have a car to drive towards north.

Thank you:)
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Austrian TMB

Hi all

want to go to Austria in June -- if there's too much snow up high I'm wondering if there's an equivalent to the TMB / Alta Via type hike a National classic multi day Trail??

Rich
in York
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Chamonix conditions

Hi! As the title says, interested in conditions there now as I'll be arriving there with my partner 30.12, spending a bit over week.
We are climbing ice & mixed lines, but so far very little info for this autumn/early winter on internet.
Gabarrou good/not?
Modiga?
Fil a plomb?
Cold du plan nf?
Mallory porter?
Chere probably is (tacul one)? Done that thought so not that interested.
Perrioux or w/e it is called left to ...
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winter ascent of Piz Badile north ridge

Hello - my partner and I just made a winter ascent of the north ridge of Piz Badile. We climbed for 18 hrs and made a bivouac within one rope's length from the summit and summited early next morning. It was our first time on this mountain and my first time to Bregaglia. We tried to find some information online prior to our attempt (history and topo info) but we didn't find much on winter ...
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Climbing Triglav in April

Hi All,

I am looking to potentially do a guided climb of Triglav in April next year via the easiest route & have a few questions. I would really appreciate any help / advice.

How technical is the easiest route to the summit in April? I am comfortable with via ferrata & easy scrambling & have experience with snow climbing with crampons, but nothing technical.

Also, what is the best way to get to the ...
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Climbing

I'm looking for a few peaks I could summit in the Alps or Greenland where the route only requires crampons and an ice axe, and no rope. This would mean avoiding glaciers. Any suggestions?
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