Spectacular avalanche in the Himalayas

A group of climbers were lucky to grab this footage of an avalanche on the north face of Z1 in Zanskar at the start of September.

Posted by davidof on the 07 September 2016

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Trip Reports

Last tour of the season

Snow from the col although it had large suncups. No refreeze below 2500 meters but skiable below. Lots of purges on the slopes below the Aiguille du Gd. fond. We started around 10h45 due to the road being blocked from a previous slide.

Posted by mikey on the 2016-06-07

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Point Arpire

Climb the combe d'Arpire to the south until to reach the col then follow the short ridge to right (west) to the summit. Keep you distance from the steep slopes of the Aiguille du Grand Fond that have a habit of avalanching.

Posted by davidof on the 07 June 2016

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