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pvnisher
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name this peak

Postby pvnisher » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:32 am

Can you name this peak? And know anyone who has climbed (or better yet, traversed) it?
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Re: name this peak

Postby Gareth » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:10 pm

Grand Jorasse and Dent du Geant?
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Re: name this peak

Postby Scott P » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:44 pm

+1.

It's Grandes Jorasses from the slopes of Aiguille du Midi:

http://www.photo-paysage.com/blog/2010/02/21/neige-et-montagne/

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Re: name this peak

Postby Steve Climber » Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:42 pm

pvnisher wrote:And know anyone who has climbed it


Ueli Steck climbed the Colton-McIntyre route with an Alexis variation thrown in. 2h21m :shock:

http://www.uelisteck.ch/en/stories/120.html
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Re: name this peak

Postby Tory Wells » Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:37 pm

"Teeth of the Giant". Cool name.
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