American Route - Aiguille du Fou

Doing the ‘Nina Caprez’ on the Fou.

Doing the ‘Nina Caprez’ on the Fou.

Tony Stone and I climbed the American Route on L’Aiguille du Fou, in the Mont Blanc Massif. This is a really cool, 12-pitch route on the south side of the mountain. Despite skiing underneath the Fou and it’s visibility from Chamonix, I’d not climbed on it before. The crux is around 7c, and the rest of the climbing on the diamond-shaped face is not easy!

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