The Grand Gervasutti Couloir

Tom Grant and myself had a look at the Diable Couloir this morning on the East Face of Tacul. It wasn’t happening so we skinned back up Mont Blanc du Tacul and skied the Grand Gervasutti – its an awesome plan B to have and we are lucky in Chamonix. I got a bit of a shock when I dropped in – there were some people climbing it about 700 m below, fortunately they were out of our sluff line – I’ve not heard of people doing that for 20 years!

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3 thoughts on “The Grand Gervasutti Couloir

  1. Very clever!!!!!!!!

    2015-05-12 17:57 GMT+02:00 Ross Hewitt :

    > Ross Hewitt – Skiing, Climbing, Photography posted: “Tom Grant and > myself had a look at the Diable Couloir this morning on the East Face of > Tacul. It wasn’t happening so we skinned back up Mont Blanc du Tacul and > skied the Grand Gervasutti – its an awesome plan B to have and we are lucky > in Chamonix. I got “

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