Bonatti-Ghigo Route

The Bonatti-Ghigo route on the Gran Capucin weaves through overhangs and links corners and cracks to the summit. The first ascent in 1951 was a groundbreaking four day effort utilising numerous pegs and wooden wedges. The granite is immaculate and the line is ingenious.

 

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One Response to Bonatti-Ghigo Route

  1. BAbcoat Oct 19, 2016 at 1:38 am #

    Awesome eye-candy!

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    bonatti ghigo route

    For those interested/tempted, I stumbled across some decent topos here
    http://s.camptocamp.org/uploads/images/1450953388_617701231BI.png
    and here
    http://s.camptocamp.org/uploads/images/1448188711_1095950343BI.png

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