Climbing Photo Archive CD 5

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20070128-OriondeSlopeVPano_ - Skiing up powder snow towards Orionde, Belledonne.

Skiing up powder snow towards Orionde, Belledonne.
[20070128riondelopeano - 3900x2817 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 11MPix]

20070304-095421_GrandArmet - Skier below the Grand Armet, Taillefer range.

Skier below the Grand Armet, Taillefer range.
[20070304095421randrmet - 2448x3264 - AdobeRGB - 3Mb - 8MPix]

20070304-104304_GrandArmet - At the Baisse pass (1872m), with the first summit of the much bigger Oisans behind, part of the Ecrins National Park.

At the Baisse pass (1872m), with the first summit of the much bigger Oisans behind, part of the Ecrins National Park.
[20070304104304randrmet - 2448x3264 - AdobeRGB - 3Mb - 8MPix]

20070304-GrandArmetPano_ - The Grand Armet (2892m).

The Grand Armet (2892m).
[20070304randrmetano - 3112x4045 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 13MPix]

20070304-SkiDownVPano_ - Skiing down towards the Baisse pass and the Grand Armet.

Skiing down towards the Baisse pass and the Grand Armet.
[20070304kiownano - 4099x2599 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 11MPix]

20070317-FerrouilletPano__ - 360° panorama of the Belledonne range taken from the summit of the Ferrouillet.

360° panorama of the Belledonne range taken from the summit of the Ferrouillet.
[20070317errouilletano - 1548x8416 - AdobeRGB - 3Mb - 13MPix]

20070407-104444_UpGalbert - Long flat climb up the Grand Galbert, with the Taillefer in the background.

Long flat climb up the Grand Galbert, with the Taillefer in the background.
[20070407104444palbert - 2448x3264 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 8MPix]

20070407-121501_GalbertDown - Lower part of the Grand Galbert approach.

Lower part of the Grand Galbert approach.
[20070407121501albertown - 2448x3264 - AdobeRGB - 3Mb - 8MPix]

20070407-GalbertPano_ - The long climb up the Grand Galbert, along 'La Jasse' and 'La Sea'. Excellent transformed snow. The Taillefer dominates the horizon.

The long climb up the Grand Galbert, along 'La Jasse' and 'La Sea'. Excellent transformed snow. The Taillefer dominates the horizon.
[20070407albertano - 1935x6074 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 12MPix]

20070407-TailleferApproachPano_ - Late spring approach from the Grenoniere, passing below the Pyramid of the Taillefer.

Late spring approach from the Grenoniere, passing below the Pyramid of the Taillefer.
[20070407ailleferpproachano - 2798x9793 - AdobeRGB - 5Mb - 27MPix]

20070408-BelledoneCrozetLakePano_ - The Crozet lake on the way towards the Grand Pic de Belledonne.

The Crozet lake on the way towards the Grand Pic de Belledonne.
[20070408elledonerozetakeano - 3043x6584 - AdobeRGB - 3Mb - 20MPix]

20070421-105906_CochetteCouloirSki - Going down the steep Cochette couloir.

Going down the steep Cochette couloir.
[20070421105906ochetteouloirki - 2448x3264 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 8MPix]

20070507-092828_EcrinsNorthFace - The impressive north side of the Ecrins as seen from the Glacier Blanc. The Dome is visible while the true summit itself is hidden in the clouds.

The impressive north side of the Ecrins as seen from the Glacier Blanc. The Dome is visible while the true summit itself is hidden in the clouds.
[20070507092828crinsorthace - 2176x3264 - sRGB - 1Mb - 7MPix]

20070507-EcrinsNorthFacePano_ - North face of the Ecrins, with Agostino right under the serac, if still some safe distance away. It takes only 2 minutes to cross under the serac, but it's a very nervous 2 minutes.

North face of the Ecrins, with Agostino right under the serac, if still some safe distance away. It takes only 2 minutes to cross under the serac, but it's a very nervous 2 minutes.
[20070507crinsorthaceano - 4998x1968 - AdobeRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20070507-PelvouxPano_ - Early morning light on Mt Pelvoux, Ecrins NP.

Early morning light on Mt Pelvoux, Ecrins NP.
[20070507elvouxano - 2180x5252 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 11MPix]

20070507_081520_Pelvoux - Mt Pelvoux.

Mt Pelvoux.
[20070507081520elvoux - 2848x4256 - AdobeRGB - 1Mb - 12MPix]

20070507_121511_EcrinsSki - Traversing under the summit of the Barre des Ecrins.

Traversing under the summit of the Barre des Ecrins.
[20070507121511crinski - 2848x4256 - AdobeRGB - 1Mb - 12MPix]

20070507_BarreDesEcrinsPano_ - Upper part of the north face of the Ecrins, with the ski tracks clearly visible.

Upper part of the north face of the Ecrins, with the ski tracks clearly visible.
[20070507arreescrinsano - 2699x6851 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 18MPix]

20070507_EcrinsFacePano_ - About 40 people going up and a few already coming down the upper part of the north face of the Ecrins. With a big serac looming above the track.

About 40 people going up and a few already coming down the upper part of the north face of the Ecrins. With a big serac looming above the track.
[20070507crinsaceano - 2468x7747 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 19MPix]

20070507_EcrinsSidePano_ - Shortly before the final traverse under the main summit. Plenty of people under the Lory breach (pass).

Shortly before the final traverse under the main summit. Plenty of people under the Lory breach (pass).
[20070507crinsideano - 2693x9427 - AdobeRGB - 2Mb - 25MPix]

20071215-120016_Chamechaude - Chamechaude, one of the most classic ski outing from Grenoble.

Chamechaude, one of the most classic ski outing from Grenoble.
[20071215120016hamechaude - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20071215-122107_ChamechaudeP3 - Going up the classic Chamechaude with a couple hundred others. Every good sunday you can meet hundreds if not thousands of residents of Grenoble who didn't feel like getting up early for a more remote outing. And since it's only about 700m, there are some who run laps up it.

Going up the classic Chamechaude with a couple hundred others. Every good sunday you can meet hundreds if not thousands of residents of Grenoble who didn't feel like getting up early for a more remote outing. And since it's only about 700m, there are some who run laps up it.
[20071215122107hamechaude3 - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20071215-124745_Chamechaude - Ridge of Chamechaude, Chartreuse.

Ridge of Chamechaude, Chartreuse.
[20071215124745hamechaude - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20071215-125644_Chamechaude_ - Just below the summit of Chamechaude, but above the sea of clouds covering Grenoble.

Just below the summit of Chamechaude, but above the sea of clouds covering Grenoble.
[20071215125644hamechaude - 2736x3648 - BW - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20071215-125732_Chamechaude - Summit ridge of Chamechaude, Chartreuse.

Summit ridge of Chamechaude, Chartreuse.
[20071215125732hamechaude - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20071216-141102_PicStMichel - Peak St Michel, a classic Vercors ski-mountaineering summit.

Peak St Michel, a classic Vercors ski-mountaineering summit.
[20071216141102ictichel - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080126_095642_GrandPicBelledonne - The Grand Pic de Belledonne, highest summit of the range, as seen from Balmette. Balmette pass is between the 2 peaks and is a classic ski tour.

The Grand Pic de Belledonne, highest summit of the range, as seen from Balmette. Balmette pass is between the 2 peaks and is a classic ski tour.
[20080126095642randicelledonne - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080126_103050_Balmette - Going up towards the Balmette pass.

Going up towards the Balmette pass.
[20080126103050almette - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080205_095719_TailleferTraverse - Brouffier crest below the smaller Taillefer.

Brouffier crest below the smaller Taillefer.
[20080205095719ailleferraverse - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080205_102550_TailleferTraverse - Getting near the delicate 'Pas de la mine' on the way to the Petit Taillefer.

Getting near the delicate 'Pas de la mine' on the way to the Petit Taillefer.
[20080205102550ailleferraverse - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080205_105945_TailleferTraversePano_ - Traversing the ridge of the petit Taillefer near Pinelli cross, in the direction of the main Taillefer.

Traversing the ridge of the petit Taillefer near Pinelli cross, in the direction of the main Taillefer.
[20080205105945ailleferraverseano - 1986x5043 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080205_111254_TailleferTraverse - On the Petit Taillefer summit ridge.

On the Petit Taillefer summit ridge.
[20080205111254ailleferraverse - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080210_130954_ArguilleCouloir - Crampon time to get up the Arguille couloir with the snow not quite transformed yet.

Crampon time to get up the Arguille couloir with the snow not quite transformed yet.
[20080210130954rguilleouloir - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080210_141632_ArguilleCouloir - Getting ready to ski from the summit of Arguille, Belledonne.

Getting ready to ski from the summit of Arguille, Belledonne.
[20080210141632rguilleouloir - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080210_141830_ArguilleCouloir - Even steeper variant of the start of the Arguille couloir.
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Even steeper variant of the start of the Arguille couloir.
[20080210141830rguilleouloir - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]
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20080210_141846_ArguilleCouloir - Steep 50° start for a variant of the Arguille couloir.

Steep 50° start for a variant of the Arguille couloir.
[20080210141846rguilleouloir - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080210_142508_ArguilleCouloir - Skiing down the top of the Arguille couloir, Belledonne.

Skiing down the top of the Arguille couloir, Belledonne.
[20080210142508rguilleouloir - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080217_130726_GdFerrandSki - Skiing down the upper slope of the Grand Ferrand, Devoluy.

Skiing down the upper slope of the Grand Ferrand, Devoluy.
[20080217130726derrandki - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080217_130738_GdFerrandSki - Skiing down the upper slope of the Grand Ferrand.

Skiing down the upper slope of the Grand Ferrand.
[20080217130738derrandki - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080217_132215_VallonPierraPano_ - Tete de Vallon Pierra, with skiiers on its sumit.
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Tete de Vallon Pierra, with skiiers on its sumit.
[20080217132215allonierraano - 2725x5125 - sRGB - 3Mb - 14MPix]
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20080217_134052_GdFerrandPano_ - The Grand Ferrand seen from Vallon Pierra.

The Grand Ferrand seen from Vallon Pierra.
[20080217134052derrandano - 3512x6911 - sRGB - 4Mb - 24MPix]

20080217_135150_TeteLauzon - Tete de Lauzon from Grand Ferrand.

Tete de Lauzon from Grand Ferrand.
[20080217135150eteauzon - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080302_105115_LauvitelRochailPano_ - Above the Lauvitel lake.

Above the Lauvitel lake.
[20080302105115auvitelochailano - 3527x5561 - sRGB - 5Mb - 20MPix]

20080302_130647_DrayeEmbernard - Skiing up the Graye of Embernard.

Skiing up the Graye of Embernard.
[20080302130647rayembernard - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080302_160451_MuraillettePeyronDescent - Just below the summit of the Muraillette is this exposed traverse: a layer of 45° crust with 50cm of powder snow underneath and random rocks sticking out. All this fun with a 50m cliff right underneath...
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Just below the summit of the Muraillette is this exposed traverse: a layer of 45° crust with 50cm of powder snow underneath and random rocks sticking out. All this fun with a 50m cliff right underneath...
[20080302160451urailletteeyronescent - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]
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20080302_162753_DrayeEmbernardDescent - Skiing down from Muraillette.

Skiing down from Muraillette.
[20080302162753rayembernardescent - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 2Mb - 10MPix]

20080313_140745_CouloirCorneille - The Corneille couloir right in the middle of the ski domain of Briançon/Serre Chevalier.

The Corneille couloir right in the middle of the ski domain of Briançon/Serre Chevalier.
[20080313140745ouloirorneille - 3648x2736 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]

20080313_141604_CouloirCorneille - Skiing down the Corneille Couloir, Serre Chevalier.
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Skiing down the Corneille Couloir, Serre Chevalier.
[20080313141604ouloirorneille - 2736x3648 - sRGB - 1Mb - 10MPix]
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20080314_122527_TeteDAmontCouloirVPano_ - Nearing the top of the couloir on the Tete d'Amont de Montbrison, Oisans.

Nearing the top of the couloir on the Tete d'Amont de Montbrison, Oisans.
[20080314122527etemontouloirano - 7530x2966 - sRGB - 4Mb - 22MPix]

20080314_130018_TenaillesMontbrison - Skiing down the backside of the Tenailles de Montbrison, Ecrins.
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Skiing down the backside of the Tenailles de Montbrison, Ecrins.
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