Haute Route

by Caroline George – Alpinist.com They nearly claimed defeat on three occasions. Early on, between the col du Chardonnet and that of the Grande Lui, bad weather and fresh snow forced the team to break trail, slowing their pace. When Fabre gave in to fatigue before the Col du Sonadon, Brosse and Blonnel questioned if they should descend with him. Read The Full Report by Caroline George on the Alpinist Website ( Source: Alpinist )