|The 1966 DRUS Rescue|
The 1966 DRUS Rescue
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Object Title: The 1966 DRUS Rescue
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Page By: ericvola
Created/Edited: Apr 15, 2012 / Sep 10, 2013
Object ID: 785572
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Add Heading herePhotos of the 1966 Drus rescue
The West face route
Descent in the American Direct. Guillot, Hemming, one of the German and Bodin.Photo Vincent MerciÃ© published in Paris-Match.
Photo Paris-Match of Gary Hemming's team and the the rescued Germans
Sketch of the 90 m dihedral - Guido magnone
90 m dihedral drawing showing situation published by Paris-Match
The 90 meters dihedral and the Pendulum
on the 23rd, one of the German coming down from the Gendarmerie helicopter safe at last!
90 m dihedral Drus West face
Climbing in the 90 m dihedral - photo Bernard Vaucher
The pendulum photo taken during the 1rst ascent - 1952 - showing also the ledge on the right. The second photo below shows the traverse on 'golos' joining the North face, put in during the 1nd succcesful attempt
The 90 m dihedral 1rst ascent - 1952 - Guido magnone
The Rescuers and the Rescued bottom row: Lothar Mauch, Mike Burke, Gilles Bodin and François Guillot 2nd row: Gerhard Bauer, the 2 Germans, René Desmaison and Gary
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