sad news

The two climbers that were stuck by foul weather near the summit of the mythical grandes Jorasses, after climbing Pointe Walker, have sadly died from cold and exhaustion before help could reach them. In memoriam of Charlotte Demetz and Olivier Sourzac…

One Response to “sad news”

  1. I have started re-reading Demaison’s “342 heures dans les Grandes Jorasses”, about his own (1971) winter climb of the Pointe Walker and the tragedy that costed his life to his companion and the last minute rescue by an helicopter team.

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