Edu Marin’s Race Against Time On Chamonix 8b King Line ‘Voie Petite’

03rd March 2016
03rd Mar 2016

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In episode three of The Marins' Alps Project, Edu and his father Novato set their sights on the Voie Petit of Grand Capucin in the the Mont Blanc massif, one of their greatest challenges to date. After being tent bound for two days due to bad weather, the Marins were left with only one day to complete the massive 14 pitch, 450 meter route. First climbed in 1997 by Arnaud Petit and Stéphanie Bodet, this massive line with it's 8b crux 200 meters in took Edu and his father 18 hours to complete, and sets them up for their next challenge: Alexander Huber's 8b+ Sansara on the east face of Austria's Grubhorn.

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