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The SWISS Route to the summit of Grand Capucin

 
The SWISS Route to the summit of Grand Capucin

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Climbing the SWISS Route



Rahel and Petra climbed Grand Capucin on August 2nd, 2004. A bivouac was on the Glacier du Géant at the foot of the giant red tower between Grand Capucin and Tour Ronde.



  • On the way to the summit of the red granite tower (Photo by Rahel Maria Liu - 2004)



  • GRAND CAPUCIN



  • Trident - Grand Capucin - Petit Capucin (Photo by Rahel Maria Liu)


  • On the Glacier du Géant at the foot of the red Granite Tower





  • Panoramic View from the Glacier du Géant (Photo by Rahel Maria Liu)


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    Mont Blanc, Mont Maudit, Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Pointe Lachenal, Aiguille du Midi, Aiguille Verte, Dent du Géant





  • Grand Capucin on the Glacier du Géant (Photo by Rahel Maria Liu)


  • A contre-jour photo from the bivouac at the foot of the red Granite Tower








    Images


    Bivouac on the Glacier du Géant

    Bivouac on the Glacier du Géant

    On the way

    On the way

    SWISS Route

    SWISS Route

    The summit of Grand Capucin (Gipfelnase)

    The summit of Grand Capucin (Gipfelnase)

    At the intersection

    At the intersection

    Sunset on the Glacier du Géant

    Sunset on the Glacier du Géant

    Bivouac at the foot of Grand Capucin

    Bivouac at the foot of Grand Capucin

    In the crack

    In the crack

    Trident - Grand Capucin - Petit Capucin

    Trident - Grand Capucin - Petit Capucin

    Heavy stonefall at the foot of Grand Capucin

    Heavy stonefall at the foot of Grand Capucin

    Unique view from the tent

    Unique view from the tent

    Not far from the summit

    Not far from the summit

    Red granite

    Red granite

    To the summit!

    To the summit!

    And further in the crack!

    And further in the crack!


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