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Climbing in Verdon

Climbing in Verdon
May 29, 2015 -  Martina

In the winter time or in the periods of rain we take advantage of every occasion to escape in the friendlier climate of the south of France. This time we spent Tommy’s April school holydays in Gorges du Verdon. 

New Route in Verdon, Military Competition and Some Short Escapes from the Chamonix Winter - Martina Cufar

New Route in Verdon, Military Competition and Some Short Escapes from the Chamonix Winter - Martina Cufar
December 02, 2013 - 

We were driving a lot in the last months. Not very ecologic, I agree, but if we want to climb in a dry and warm rock we don't have other solution. So after coming back from Slovenia in the end of October and Nico from Yosemite (where he helped Vanessa Francois at her El Capitan project (Video Zodiac ), we went for a week to Verdon. Nico opened a new route there with his friend Olivier Dutel, and after all the spits were drilled, we went to check out how hard would be this stuff. First day we were...

Summer is Over - Martina Cufar

Summer is Over - Martina Cufar
October 07, 2013 - 

The last route I did up there was Or or, 7a+,250m on Pointe Lachenal (3600m)with a Romunian friend Irina. We had perfect, almost “t-shirt” conditions and I found a key pitch hard and long (I might not have seen one anchor, everything is possible), I put in all the gear and quickdraws I had! Two days later I took my sister Irena to the Arete de Cosmiques (200m max IV). This was my first guiding experience and Irena’s first climbing on the altitude. Challenges for both of us. We did it well, and were quite fast, nobody overtook us:-)...

 
 
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