Rare Winter Alpine Ascent On Grandes Jorasses Causes Controversy | Climbing Daily, Ep. 695

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19th April 2016
19th Apr 2016
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Climbing the Walker Spur on the Grande Jorasses in the Mont Blanc massif in summer is tough; climbing it in winter is a whole other level of commitment and difficulty. British alpinists Tom Livingstone and Pete Graham recently stepped up to the mark, taking three days to complete the route. The story caused a bit of a storm on-line when they came down, about whether a summer route should be graded differently in winter. Rare Winter Alpine Ascent On Grandes Jorasses Causes Controversy | Climbing Daily, Ep. 695

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They'll have a controversy about anything on ukclimbing.com ;-)
24th Apr 2016