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Walker Spur 1962
Page Type: Album
Object Title: Walker Spur 1962
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Page By: ericvola
Created/Edited: Apr 24, 2012 / Dec 26, 2012
Object ID: 787061
Page Score: 71.06% - 1 Votes
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Habib and me on top of the spurHabib had a 'superb' helmet given to him by some building workers which he was very proud of. Few climbers in those days wore a helmet but it proved quite useful.
The 75 m dihedral
Belaying Habib at the start of the 75 m dihedral
The black slabs and then the Grey Tower
Denise on the black slabs - superb climbing!
Denise on the Gray Tower - another piece of superb climbing!
The bivouac above the Névé Triangulaire
Denise, Habib and me at the bivouac above the triangular névé
The bivouac - Real cold it was!
Left to right: myself, Habib and Denise - in the rising morning after a night at -25°C
The Red chimneys
Denise on top of the Red chimneys with 2 pitches below Jean-Louis Bernezat and his pal Antoine Riboud
Denise followed by Antoine - getting out of the last chimney
The Walker spur - Photos on the summit
Antoine Riboud and Bernouz at the top
Habib and me on the summit