Charles Dubouloz : I find it hard to believe. I hardly ate at all on the route, I hardly drank, I couldn’t swallow anything. And I’ve just had a sleepless night because we couldn’t get back from Italy because of the closed tunnel. But I’m doing surprisingly well! Probably euphoria, because it was a very important goal.
Rolling Stones has been on my mind for three years. For me it’s a mythical route in the massif, one of the longest in the Jorasses. It’s very steady, very adventurous. There is little information about the route, but we know that it’s not very good rock. There was a myth to beat.
It’s scary, for sure
Grandes Jorasses Walker Spur, the direct line of Rolling Stones ©Jocelyn Chavy
It’s scary, that’s for sure. I didn’t have much information, just the webcam from Montenvers which showed that the snow from the last storm hadn’t caught the rock too
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