Luka Lindič and Ines Papert climbed a winter variation on the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses near Mont Blanc in France. They linked No Siesta with The Bonatti/Vaucher over three days in February. Below is a short video from their climb with difficulties up to M7-hard that Lindič said was his coldest in the Alps.

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In 2014, Lindič made the first free ascent of Rolling Stones up the wall with Kuka Krajnc, but this was Papert’s first time up the famous 1,100-metre north face. It has been a dry year in the Chamonix area and the typical fat ice was nowhere to be found.


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