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Bumbling around Brianšon 2-Sep-2014 At 5:52:07 AM Doug
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On 1/09/2014 vwills wrote:
>We spent 11 days based in Guillestre in June in a heat wave and friends
>lent us that book which was really helpful. They steered us away from older
>crags that tend to be polished. Much less snow is around now looking at
>your photos, not surprisingly. Snoopy direct at 6b was a really nice 9
>pitch route at Ailefroide. Finding the start behind the snow bank and The
>descent across a wet eroded gully were more challenging than the climb.
>We wanted to do a route on Val du Tete but it was roasting.
>We would not recommend the multi pitches in the Queyras at Clapeyto, though
>great views. The rock was pretty awful we thought.
>
>The conglomerate at Rue de Masque was quite interesting to climb on and
>lots of high quality limestone everywhere. We went to Fessourier and Rocher
>du Maubert as well. Dave of course headed out on the slalom course one
>day. The white water options are impressive. The Ecrin is a great place
>to have a holiday
>Ps Jon Jones said to say Hi.

Thanks for all the tips Vanessa. After looking at the guidebook I'd almost made up my mind to go to Rue de Masque, now you've convinced me.
And a P.S. for you: Mike and Britta say hello. We've just had dinner with them at our friend Carol's place.

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