Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge

Automn is a excellent period for alpinism : colors are like fire, the light is smooth, the refuges are quiet, there are less storms... Still, after a heavy snow fall, some rocky routes like the Forbes ridge can be a little bit more difficult !

Date: 
10/12/2008
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
L'aiguille du Chardonnet & the glacier du Tour
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
On the way to the refuge Albert 1er. Behind, the Buet
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
on the glacier du Tour
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
The snow slope to reach the Forbes ridge
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge
Last pitch before summit !
Aiguille du Chardonnet (3824 m) Forbes ridge