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SimnelNice route

Simnel

With Paul on his first Alpine route,,good weather and cracking views.went on to do the Dome the next day.
Posted Oct 8, 2010 12:16 pm

GertiñoLast day in Les Ecrins  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009
Left from Refuge des Ecrins at about 5 am in the morning and reached the summit at approx. 9 am. We had to wait a little bit for the last (rocky) part as another group was descending when we arrived and the summit cannot exactly host a lot of people (sorry for the cordée jut behind who we kept waiting!).
Wonderful weather with great views.
From there straight back down to Ailefroide.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 4:40 am

schmid_thBad conditions  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2005

schmid_th

Climbed at great weather, but as it snowed the whole night before the complete ridge was iced.
So it was a hard fight to reach the top!
At that day we were the only one who reached the top!
Posted Sep 6, 2006 9:46 am

Claude MauguierRoute Climbed: normal from glacier Blanc Date Climbed: aug 1980  Sucess!
Fine weather, after an ugly night in Ecrins hut (room for 120, but 300 persons were present...!). I should have choosen a bivouac on the flat medium glacier, like the 159th Alpine Battalion, whose soldiers had a quiet night !
Posted May 17, 2005 8:21 am

hoorickjRoute Climbed: SW Date Climbed: 11 sep 2004

hoorickj

Climbed as alternative to the Dome de Neige, as the guides thought the weather was too bad. Nice trip, with a beautiful view (weather turned out fine after all)
Posted Sep 12, 2004 11:50 am

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