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Ascent of Grand Combin on 2011-07-15

Climber: Iain Thow

Date:Friday, July 15, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Grand Combin
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:12139 ft / 3699 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed up by French family of three, nice lot who I'd chatted to in the refuge the night before. One slipped and pulled the others off. They fell 1000 ft and were killed. Called rescue team and met them. My head wasn't in the right space for soloing after that so had night in Musso Bivvy hut then went down early next morning.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:12139 ft / 3699 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:12139 ft / 3699 m
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics



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