The French mountain guides Benjamin Védrines, Nicolas Jean and Julien Cruvellier de Luze are opening a new route through the previously untouched "La Gorge" on the south face of the Barre des Écrins, the southernmost 4000m peak in the Alps: De l'Or en Barre (1000m, M7 , A1, 5+, ED+).
On July 8, 2020, the two Bernese alpinists Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac climbed the so-called spaghetti tour in a new best time.
Do you want to stand on a 4000er? Here you can find out how best to prepare for your first high-altitude tour and what you need to consider.
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