Home page Planetmountain.com

arrowNewsarrowAiguille du Chardonnet, first ski descent by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

04/01/2012: probabile first ski and snowboard descent of the Face Sud Est dell'Aiguille du Chardonnet (Mont Blanc) by Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Luca Rolli.
Photo by archivio Davide Capozzi
INFO / links & info:

Aiguille du Chardonnet, first ski descent by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

06.01.2013 by Planetmountain

On 04/01/2012 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Luca Rolli made what is likely to be the first ski and snowboard descent of the Face Sud Est dell'Aiguille du Chardonnet (Mont Blanc).

"At times all you need to do is look around, without needing to go who knows where, to make a new descent." With this in mind Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry, Luca Rolli entered the Argentière glacier above Chamonix to ascend and ski "this beautiful line which leads from the West Ridge Aiguille du Chardonnet, first down exposed slopes, then down the obvious gully (700m, 45°/50°)." According to the trio this is "the most logical and beautiful line down the entire buttress which descends from the Aiguille du Chardonnet crest.

Last year the trio had skied the gully to the left since this year's line wasn't fully in condition, and despite being one of the most visibile from the Grands Montets col, their descent (in all likelihood the first) shows just how much potential there still is in the Mont Blanc massif.

- 26/11/2012: Chardonnet Migot Spur, first ski descent by Bruchez and Jornet Burgada

Share this page

SEARCH news

ZONE

CATEGORY

Full text search

AUTHOR

Planetmountain.com logo
Planetmountain.com is updated daily: news, rock climbing, walks, trekking, alpinism, freeride skiing, ski mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing on the mountains worldwide. Furthermore, climbing techniques explained, gear & book reviews, expert advice, mountain photography, interviews and competition reports.
FORUM
CLASSIFIEDS
Recent Comments
  • Tovaric
    Via stupenda, gradi stretti e numerosi passaggi obbligatori, ...
    2013-12-16 / MICHELE LUCCHINI
  • Don Quixote
    Che dire di questa stupenda via......quando l'ho ripetuta er ...
    2013-12-01 / moreno rossini
  • Re Artù
    semplicemente fantastica,da divertirsi andate a farla. solo ...
    2013-11-24 / moreno rossini
  • La Salvana
    bella via di media difficoltá con in realtá pochi spit ma ...
    2013-09-28 / Armin Craffonara