Aiguille de Grands Charmoz from the WSW

Aiguille de Grands Charmoz from the WSW

Aiguille de Grands Charmoz (3445 m) looming out of the clouds over Plan de l'Aiguille, the Aiguille du Midi intermediate cableway station. Taken from above Chalet des Pyramides on July 29th, 2010.
Diego Sahagún
on Dec 16, 2010 3:13 pm
Image Type(s): Scenery
Image ID: 685372


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TimB - Dec 16, 2010 3:48 pm - Voted 10/10


Very nice photo! Looks like some great climbing.

Diego Sahagún

Diego Sahagún - Dec 16, 2010 4:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Spectacular

Hopefully we were not in those walls Tim. We wanted to reach the Gîte a Balmat (2530 m), a granite block under which Jacques Balmat and Dr. Paccard set up their bivouac on the first ever ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786. It was rainy almost all the time and we turned back into the fog just below Bec du Corbeau (2221 m).


foster fanning

foster fanning - Dec 16, 2010 10:47 pm - Hasn't voted


...photograph! The enlarged version of this image is highlights the contrast between the lighting of the rock and the face in shadows. Very good work!

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