The Ultra Traverse contines and Benj becomes a "vrai montagnard"

Statistics

417

m

754

m

34

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Extreme

Description

Summer 21 is still giving it's all and so progress has been slow.

Fred and Benj swiftly arrived at the summit of the Verte for sunrise before wading up and over the Grande Rocheuse. The clouds cleared today though showcasing the magnificent Mont Blanc Massif in all her glory. The team forged on up and over the Aig du Jardin and onto the classic traverse of Les Droites.

Wet and heavy snow didn't let up and by the time they reached their cache at Col des Droites their wet socks, wet gloves, and slightly wet psyche meant they had had enough for the day. With a new stash of food, more gas, and some extra supplies, they are bedding down for the night high up in one of the remotest corners of the Massif. And so this epic traverse continues..