The upper part of the Cassin...

The upper part of the Cassin route (1938) at the Walker spur, north face of Grandes Jorasses:


Key places:


(a)Triangular snowfield


(b) Red chimney (it's not really a chimney, but several parallel cracks / shallow dihedrals, almost always ice-filled)


(c) "Reverse" ledge (it's really just inclined)


(d) Red Tower (also called Tour Rouge / Tour Rousse in several guidebooks)


(background picture courtesy of Micheal Caplain, visit his site )

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Diggler

Diggler - Nov 30, 2005 10:48 pm - Voted 10/10

Thanks for the route overlay

Man I wanna be up there someday!

zazens

zazens - Aug 11, 2006 9:16 am - Hasn't voted

direttissima Gabarrou

On this pictures if we put the direttissima it will go direct by the "d" Red Tower

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