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Pic Gaspard and La Meije
Pic Gaspard, and the three summits of La Meije seen from a little above the Col du Galabier. In the lower middle the Glacier de Lautaret.

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lcarreauGrand spectacle !

lcarreau

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Ejnar ... do people really CLIMB these mountains? Seems like there would be some dramatic rockfalls in summer and avalanches in winter! Is there a climber's log kept up there? Thank you, Ejnar!
Posted Dec 30, 2007 6:05 pm

Ejnar FjerdingstadRe: Grand spectacle !

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

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Yes, they do, but especially the Meije takes a good climber. It is considered the most difficult of the high Alpine peaks, and was the last to be climbed. The normal route is on the south face (this view is from the north), and is vertical rock much of the way. There probably is a summit book as on most more important Alpine peaks. Thanks for the comment!
Posted Dec 31, 2007 5:52 am

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Ejnar FjerdingstadSubmitted by Ejnar Fjerdingstad
on Oct 31, 2007 10:18 am

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