Monte Rosa East wall - the big landslide


In the upper photo (early '70) the wall before the landslide
in the lower photo (summer 2004) the wall after the landslide (2001)
outlined in red the part that has decided to come down to make the Belvedere glacier bigger

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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Sep 19, 2007 9:46 am - Voted 10/10

Seems more

like an iceslide (ice avalanche)!

Gabriele Roth

Gabriele Roth - Sep 19, 2007 10:09 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Seems more

about 80% was ice, but a lot of rocky detritus came down together, even some little spurs were taken away (I heard)

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