Pic Coolidge Climber's Log

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georgen

georgen - Jul 29, 2012 11:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2012

South ridge route  Sucess!

Long ascent from the Temple ecrins hut.

Trabalon

Trabalon - Dec 16, 2010 10:22 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

Face NE / Bonatti Route (800m , D)

We climbed the Bonatti Route opened in 1955 by the famous Bonatti. 800 m of NE Face

Very hard conditions to climb this route in summer. A lot of rocks fall in this season near the route. Is better to go there in spring or the first of summer.

Incredible route. Not so difficult but very beautiful views. The worst it was the bad rock of the route.

You can find more information and photos in spanish in my web

http://trabalon.wordpress.com/2007/08/17/cara-ne-pico-coolidge-3775-m-via-bonatti-d-800-m/

Only for experimented people and people who looks for great experiencies!

Fran├žoisJ

Fran├žoisJ - Mar 26, 2010 2:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1996

Normal route  Sucess!

with Ol and others

reinhard2

reinhard2 - Apr 20, 2008 11:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 1979

Perfect weather  Sucess!

for a perfect 1900m-climb from Pre de Mde Carle via glacier noir in a stunning surrounding.

Andino

Andino - Oct 5, 2006 4:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2003

Normal Route  Sucess!

It was a very long day. The ascent from Temple-Ecrins Hut up to the top is more than 1000m. Normal track first, then you get on the snow to reach a long slope that leads to the top.
There is a nice variation if you take the short couloir on the left, right before the summit.
An easy route to discover the beauty of Massif des Ecrins.

Claude Mauguier - May 17, 2005 12:30 pm

Route Climbed: S. ridge Date Climbed: late sept 1975  Sucess!

From Temple hut, then col de la Temple. A lonely trip on a nice day. Some very fresh snow on the summit rocks. Great view on the Ailefroide-Sans Nom-Pelvoux north faces

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