Grand Capucin - voie suisse

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Grand Capucin - voie suisse

It is still possible to cross bergschrund on the far left (skiers right), with some scrambling to get to the snow couloir. There is still a good cover of snow in the couloir to directly approach the swiss ledge. Only 1 pitch (5c) to access the belay for the route start. Look for the double bolt and ring rappel anchors to allow rappels all the way down to the glacier.

Itinerario salita

Arrived at base 09:30, crossed rimaye on far left of couloir. Climbed snow couloir. 1 pitch to get to swiss ledge (start of route). Climbed Swiss Direct (finish of ole sole Mio)

Itinerario discesa

Rappels down ole sole Mio, then Swiss route back to starting ledge. Then continued on rappels down to right side of bergschrund (next to Francesco ledge). Rappelled over bergschrund to get back to glacier 16:30.

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