Nath went with his buddy, Simon, to climb the big route at the Brevent in Chamonix, these two mountain enthusiasts share their session in pictures.
WHO ARE YOU?
|Nath, after sales service manager and Skiman at Alpinstore
Expert in mountaineering, climbing and ski touring products
"Sport is a big part of my life. I practice climbing, mountaineering, paragliding, trail and ski touring. A full day without enjoying the nature around me? Don't even get me started, it's inconceivable."
|Simon, Computer Engineer
Sports practices: climbing, trail, paragliding, skiing, ski touring...
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
It takes 3 hours including the approach walk. The duration of the route is 2h30.
During these 3 hours, the two climbers enjoyed climbing the Frison Roche route at Le Brévent. This 6 pitches route with a maximum difficulty of 6A is exposed South-South East, perfect for an easy and fun climbing session.
OBJECTIVE OF THE CLIMBING SESSION ?
No precise objective for this climbing session, the goal was to climb and have fun with friends, enjoy the view, the nature without looking for difficulty.
A LITTLE ANECDOTE ?
What's funny when you're a beginner on easy routes is to find yourself behind ropes of beginners, so you have a lot more time to talk.
At the top, there were a lot of chamois. The nature is magnificent.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DID YOU USE ?
Nathanaël had climbing shoes Katana Velcro from La Sportiva and Simon had climbing shoes Vapor V from Scarpa. They used 2 double ropes of 50, 12 quickdraws, karabiners, reverso... everything that is necessary to make a belay.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE BRANDS FOR CLIMBING?
For us, the reference brands for climbing are Scarpa and La Sportiva for climbing shoes, Mammut and Petzl for belay equipment.
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