Posted on: 2021-04-27 08:14:56 by davidof

Warning: Couloir Lagarde, Droites, Chamonix

Since the start of the 2021 winter season, the PGHM has received eight alerts for climbers who are technically blocked or exhausted during the ascent of the Lagarde corridor, opposite the NE of the Droites. Some of the interventions have turned out to be complex and dangerous. Three of these groups were forced to descend by their own means in the couloir.

Faced with these repeated incidents, it seems useful to recall some obvious facts:

-- PGHM Chamonix