Laetitia gets the Swiss Army knife out…

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Laetitia contemplates a knife? (photo by Paul)

Pete’s plan A today seemed to also be plan A for every beginner in the valley. We approached Valorcine and found it heaving with would be climbers. Every route was occupied by young students learning the ropes.

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Crowds of beginners!

We managed to find a route that isn’t in the guide, so we quickly climbed that to get above the crowd. Then Paul tackled a very thin slab on the right and Pete dragged me up a very tricky number on the left that traversed under a roof. This was definitely not a slab.
We abseiled down and decided to leave the crag to the crowd. The forecasted rain was on it’s way so we consoled ourselves with tea and cakes, of course.

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Paul on the superb thin slab

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Pete under a roof?

Series - Chamonix 2007

  1. Plan B
  2. La Grande Dalle d’Amone
  3. Laetitia gets the Swiss Army knife out…
  4. A walk on the not so wild side
  5. What time is the last train?
  6. Laetitia has a cold; Paul + Pete go downhill…
  7. Where’s it gone…?

1 thought on “Laetitia gets the Swiss Army knife out…”

  1. Whats the story about the knife??? Or was that a typo, and did Laetitia get the Swiss Army out????
    Paul seems to have adopted Pete’s photogenic T-shirt…….
    And the roof Pete…. its a step, you’ve tilted the camera again!!!!!!

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