Friday Night Video – North Face of the Matterhorn

by Jack Geldard – Editor – UKC The Friday night video shows that Alpine dreams can be achieved in less than a week.Watch Rich Cross, Stu McAleese and Graham Frost romp up the North face of the Matterhorn. From the DMM Website: “During the third week of October, alpine climbing conditions were reported on one site as: “Unseasonably warm temperatures over the last 10 days has turned excellent North face climbing conditions into a bit of a nightmare.” Not what Brit Guides, Stu McAleese and Rich Cross, found on a quick ´alpine hit´ when they managed two north face routes during this period. On a tight schedule they climbed The Shroud on the Grandes Jorasses and joined by Graham Frost went on to make a fast ascent of the classic Schmidt Route on the North Face of the Matterhorn (4478m)”. Read the full account on the DMM Website Watch the video: North Face of the Matterhorn from ffatcamp on Vimeo.