Tuesday Oct 14, 2008

Caving In Chartreuse: Traversee Trou du Glaz-Grotte Annette

Last Saturday, despite the nice weather, I spend the day in the Dent de Crolles, a maze-like cave with extensive development on many levels. Cave lies under the Chartreuse mountains, North of Grenoble.
This "Dent" is well hollow : 50 kilometers of passages and pitchs have been explored on several steps, for a ramp of 673 meters. Eight entrances allow you to come into this labyrinth.



It took us about 5 hours crossing Trou du Glaz to Annette Cave (3000 meters long with low point at -162).

Friday Apr 11, 2008

Small brother is watching you

Here is the rock ridge of the Neron towering 1000m above the Grenoble city floor and leading the path to the rest of the Chartreuse range.



Everything looks quiet and wild so I was a bit surprised last week to see a red patch shining near the top. After a 2-hour hike along the ridge,


I found this:



Have you heard about mountain wilderness ?
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I am Sylvain Duloutre, I work as a Software Architect in the Oracle Directory Integration Team, the customer-facing part of Directory Services & Identity Management Product Development, working on Technical Field Enablement.

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