Alpinism in France: Mountains, Ice & Rock Climbing

Alpinism in French Photos & Topos, Routes Selection /Denis Corpet (full listing in French)

pic Gaspard Astazou-Marbore Campbieil Archiane-Levant Aiguilles Dorées Diable Tacul Trident Tacul Creux Noir Argentière Flèche rousse Children Moon Envers Chamonix Via Cassin Torre Trieste Denis Solo Exiga Orlu Ailefroide NO Gervasutti Ailefroide Orlu Pilier Sud Topo Vignemale Nord Vignemale pique longue Orlu Pouce Orlu Caroux Olan Cosmique Mont Blanc Grand Capucin Grimpeuse Destivelle Escales Verdon Face Ouest Petites Jorasses Domes de Miages Ecrins Pilier sud Calotte de l'aiguille Verte, arête sans nom Grandes Jorasses vue de l'aiguille Verte Pilier Gervasutti, Tacul Noire de Peuterey Ar.Sud Archiane Archiane la Pelle Drus, sommet petit Dru Meije Bazel Rappel Croz Grandes Jorasses Grepon Harold&Maud Ansabere Grande Casse, Italiens Grande Ciamarella Dibona Gugliermina Oeillasses
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Same routes, mountains and summits as above.
Piled as snow layers, new ones on top

- Pic Gaspard, SSE spur 3881m TD 5+ +1200m +bivouac
- Small Astazou, NW ridge + Marboré peak, 3248m, AD+ Solo, +1600m
- Campbieil peak, Fischesser spur, 3173m, winter mixt D, bivy, +1100m
- Levant route, Archiane, TD 400m 6b>5c+
- Aiguilles Dorées (Golden) traverse D, 6a, 3519m
- Aiguilles du Diable (Devil), Mt Blc Tacul, traverse D+, 5c, 4280m
- Dent du Géant, voie classique, AD+, 5a, 7L, 4000m
- Trident du Tacul, voie Lépiney, D, 5c, 7L, 3639m
- Pointe du Creux Noir, Concerto Instruments Hanches, TD- 6a 12L 3154m Vanoise
- Monts rouges du Triolet, pte centrale Bérésina Berezina TD- 5c
- Aiguille d'Argentière par Flèche rousse, 3902m, mixte AD
- Pic rouge Belcaire, couloir SW, première hivernale solitaire, mais... PD+ (Pyrénées)
- Children of the Moon, l'intégrale, 550 m dont 13L 6a-6a+ (Envers Chamonix, Aiguille de Roc)
- Torre Trieste, Cassin route, ED VII- 600m (Dolomites, Italy)
- Ailefroide, Central Spur route, Devies-Gervasutti, ED- F6a 1000m
- Vignemale, North face classical, D 800m
- Dent d'Orlu 1400 m solo climbing = 1000m Joséphine D F5b South face (+extras) +300m Tapas D F5b East face
- Dent d'Orlu, 1100m Enfants de la Dalle TD F6a+/ Zinkéria TD F6a+/ free SOLO climbing: Ramonatxo F5b
- Caroux, my four best climbs (Blanc/Bosc, Grd Livre, Parallèle/Bastion, Charbonniers+Viallat)
- Olan, pointe 3311m, North ridge, Candau route, second ascent, D F4c, uk VS
- Pointe du Vallonet, "The Heart" route, TD F5c
- Arête des Cosmiques, aiguille du Midi, 3842m, AD traverse, free Soloing
- Three Monts Blancs Aiguille du Midi - Mont Blanc traverse, 4807 m
- Verdon, with Lune aux Oiseaux and Eperon Sublime
- Petites Jorasses, West face (topos Contamine & Annouk routes), TD+ F6a 700m
- Domes de Miages, classical traverse, snow PD
- Grand Capucin (du Tacul) 3838m, les Suisses/O Sole Mio! F6b
- pilier Gervasutti, Mont Blanc du Tacul rock and ice, TD F6a 800m
- Barre des Ecrins, South pillar TD F5c 1200m, two super bivouacs
- Verdon, Luna Bong, loads of F6a (F6c -> aid climbing) TD+ 150m
- Aiguille Verte, Sans Nom ridge, traverse and descent by Monk ridge, F5b D 1200m bivy during descent
- Noire de Peuterey, South ridge TD F5c 1200m bivy during descent
- Archiane, South pillar, Livanos TD+ F6a 300m (Diois, limestone cliff)
- la Pelle, Parisiens route, TD F5c 250m (Diois, limestone)
- Veyres (crête des) "la FloréClaire", First ascent, AD F4+ 450m
- Drus traverse, classical route by the "Z"
- Meije, South face, Pierre Alain direct route, then top-aretes traverse, TD, F5b, 800m
- Bazel south pillar, voie Bozon-Dupont TD F5+ 480m (Vanoise, limestone)
- Dibona, Berthet-Boell-Stoffer route, 350m D F4+
- Gugliermina (on the Blanche de Peuterey) Gervasutti-Boccalate route, F6a ED- 650m
- Grandes Jorasses, North face, Croz route (stopped at the second firn) ED 1000m
- Pte. Lachenal, first ascent of Harold & Maud route on left of Contamine route, TD+
- Grépon-Charmoz, Grands Charmoz - Grepon traverse, very fast with J.Hervé Colle
- Petite Aiguille d'Ansabère, Pyrénées, South ridge TD+, Very Severe Aid climbing
- Grande Casse, Vanoise, North face, Italiens , pure ice TD
- Grande Ciamarella (Vanoise), North face, D ice 500m


English links: E-mail at bottom of Denis' page - Corpet - Solo climbing alone - Photos of pretty female climbers
French links: Montagnes - Pyrénées trecks - Duilhac cliffs climbings - Listing of ALL my routes
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