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~ Saturday 1st August 2009

 Finished off the week at the Moiry hut - there's still lots of work going on on the extension, but it's service as usual in the hut. The new part is a futuristic all copper box, with a wall of windows overlooking the glacier. It should be finished next year...

After a hot walk up in the morning, we climbed a great rocky ridge above the hut - up to the Col du Pigne and turn left. Ideal ground for practising moving together. 

The next day we set off for the Pointes du Mourti - again, a great mix of snow, glacier and rock so ideal for putting into practice everything learned in the week. 

The start of the rock