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Vanessa François jumaring up the fixed ropes to reach Liv Sansoz and spend the night on the Grande Gendarme, Arête des Cosmiques, Mont Blanc.
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Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac


The video of disabled French alpinist Vanessa François and her bivouac on the Grande Gendarme of Arête des Cosmiques (Mont Blanc) together with Liv Sansoz.

We mentioned it in September, now the video is out documenting the enormous work and energy brought into play to make a dream come true: that of disabled Frenchwoman Vanessa François to spend a night in a portaledge perched high up on the Grande Gendarme, above the Arête des Cosmiques (Mont Blanc). A project that surprised all those involved for the intensity of the emotions it created. A Cosmic Bivouac, nothing less.





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