Matterhorn Winter 11h Descent

Descent Hornli Ridge in winter cost us damaged gloves, losing frend'2', leaving piton, slings, sunglasses and 10 up to 15% of our bodyweight! Jck (Jacek) during rappel.

Want more? Read our Trip Report 'Matterhorn in Winter Tastes Bittersweet'.


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jck - Feb 19, 2007 3:31 pm - Voted 10/10

And also...

...a carabinier and my figure 8...
After that all the way down using half hitch...not very comfortable...


brade - Feb 19, 2007 3:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: And also...

sorry forgot these two. Sound made by figure 8 when you droped it was great. It was BIG: all the way down using half hitch on frozen single rope.

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