Wednesday, January 27, 2010

ALPINE CLIMBING ON VALLEE BLANCHE

WE WNET BACK TO THE VALLEE BLANCHE... YESTERDAY IT WAS PRETTY BAD WEATHER SO WE ARE HERE AGAIN!!!THIS PLACE IS MAGIC THE THINGS THAT YOU FIND HERE ARE AWESOME LIKE THIS ICE ON THE SIDE OF THE BUILDING PRETTY COOL!!!
THIS IS A SMALL VIEW TO THE VALLEY BLANC.... THAT IT IS THE ONE MOST IMPRESSIVE PLAY GROUND THAT I HAVE EVER SEE.
MY FRIEND BENJAMIN A SUPER STRONG FRENCH CLIMBER SUPER COOL COMPANY IN THIS JOURNEY TO EUROPE.
CHECK OUT THE GRANITE IS AWESOME!!!!!!!! WHAT ABOUT THIS SPLITTER? PURE OW BABY AND IT HAVE NERVER BEEN DONE THE FRENCHIES ARE VERY GOOD SPORT CLIMBERS BUT THEY DON'T EVEN LOOK THIS BEAUTY :) NEX TIME I WIIL COME AND PUT THIS BABY UP OW FOR EVER !!!!!!!!!
HERE IS THE ROUTE THAT WE CHOSE TO CLIMB THIS SEASON HAS BEEN VERY DRY SOO CONDITIONS ARE LITTLE CRAZY HERE... PLUS THE BEST TIME TO COME AND CLIMB HERE IS THE LATE SPRING AND ALL SUMMER LONG IS ON!!!!!!!!
WE START CLIMBING THIS VERY NICE ROUTE IT WAS LITTLE OF EVERYTHING ROCK, ICE, VERY HARD SNOW, MIXED AND LOTS OF GOOD TIMES. HERE IS BENJAMIN STARTING THE ROUTE.
I TOOK OVER FOR THE FIRST CRUX OF TH EROUTE STEEP SNICE WITH TRICKY PROTECTION BUT VERY NICE MOVES... THIS WAS LIKE A DREAM THE ROCK WAS AWESOME I HAD THE BIGGEST SMILE FOR 400 METERS.

THIS WAS THE LAST PICHT THE CRUX OF THE ROUTE PRETTY STEEP MIXED CLIMBING AND HERE THINGS GOT LITTLE CRAZY... BUT THANKS TO CRAIG LUEBBEN I WSA ABLE TO TROW THE ALPINE OW.
TAKE ICE AXES OT AND KEEP MIXED CLIMB FOR THE LAST PART OF THE ROUTE.SUMMIT PHOTO WITH BENJAMIN GOOD TIMES GOOD FRIEND AND LOTS OF SMILES. :)
AFTER LOTS OF CLIMBING STILL SUPER PSYCHED THIS IS LIKE A DREAM... WEAK ME UP!!!!!!!
NOW ITS TIME TO HEAD BACK... HERE IN VALLE BLANC AFTER CLIMBING YOU STILL HAVE ALMOST 2 HOURS OF SKIING BACK TO TOWN... AND THE SKIING IS SICK MAN SUPER COOL POWDER...YOU GET TO SEE THE MOST AMAZING VIEWS...GET TO SKI ON THE GLACIER WHAT ELSE YOU CAN ASK FOR? BELIVE OR NOT THIS IS ME ON SKIS :)
I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!! CHAMONIX IS AWESOME.!!!!! WE WILL LIVE CHAMONIX TOMORROW AND START GETTING READY FOR THE LAST COMP OF THIS TRIP THAT IT OWULD BE IN CHANCAPNY FO RTHE BIGGEST ICE FESTIVAL IN FRANCE.
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