A video of a big rock

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  1. CarveMan

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    Watch in 4K if you can.

    Jerome is somewhere on the face, need him to come over and see the HD version to figure out where.
     
  2. DJM

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    Mavic's getting a workout?
     
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    This.

    Big day out planned for tomorrow too.
     
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    Excellent!:thumbs:
     
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  5. Seth

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    Do people climb that in summer?
     
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    Winter too.
     
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    So when do we get the trip reports from everyone...;)
     
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    Wow!
    What's the Mavics max altitude?
     
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    Tops.

    Can anyone suggest why these cameras just can't pan nice and smoothly? Seems to be lots of blurred motion whenever than pan anything but very slowly.
     
  10. telecrag

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    Have been tortured on FB, @climberman scored.
     
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  11. DJM

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    There are many options in the advanced settings and good user guides on the net to fine tune and slow the pans, flight controls down etc.
    Like a great DSLR, only as good as the operators knowledge and skill in understanding the equipment.
     
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    Great footage. Looking forward to seeing what comes next!
     
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    This. Most drone footage makes me want to puke. I've slowed the yaw axis down but it gets to a point that it compromises the ability to fly.
     
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    awesome footage of real mountains
     
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    you guys are all a bit spoilt complaining about the panning
    go back 30 years and you would rarely see anything like this except for some dude hanging out the heli window
    BTW I spotted Jerome
    good looking bloke I must say
    bet the ladies turn all gooey over him
     
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  18. piolet

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    It may or may not be on my things to do list; long term version.
    Need a summer break up there with a like minded partner.

    @Kletterer whats yer hitlist for this summer? ! I doubt I'll be up this year.
     
  19. tele-whippet

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    A tad like Cheesedale on an average day.
     
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    :(
    Unfortunately klettergirl is having surgery . Cant get to see surgeon till June 2nd and procedure could be any time from then till August.
     
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    Can't she just campus?
    Soft.
     
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    Gee, I hope it doesn't impact of your ski season at all, selfish of her to be having surgery like that!


    Hope its nothing major mate.
     
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    Business as usual for me.
     
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    Can I quote you on that? :evil:
     
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    Ok. I expect to be buying all the drinks when i see you next .
     
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  26. Kletterer

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    Thats if it ever stops raining up there.
     
  27. piolet

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    Hmmm so maybe next season eh....
     
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    Bugger. Windy up high. Drone went for quite an adventure, in my backpack.
     
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  29. piolet

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    .... where'd ya go?
     
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    Marbrees then Noire.
     
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    Awesome, looks great
     
  32. tele-whippet

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    What wind speed can the drone safely fly in and how noisy is it?
    There was one buzzing around filming the slackliners on the big highlines here last weekend (they used it to ferry a small cord 400 meters between buttresses like a cargo copter before attaching the highline to the cord) but man it was annoyingly noisy ---- which would give me the irrits BC.
     
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    There was one out while i was surfing yesterday with a 50km hr souther blowing, i was surprised it was out there in that wind
     
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    His Mrs just made Number 2 on the French climbing team.
     
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    Off on a big ski tour tomorrow, couple of nights in huts, Jerome said to bring the drone....
     
  36. climberman

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    She made it in? Awesome!
     
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    Enjoy mate.
    Still jelly!
     
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    You got in-flight Wifi?
     
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    No, couldn't get it to go...
    but had some in Dubai :)
     
  40. piolet

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    I've heard the wifi is good there LOL
     
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    Started walking at the valley floor, 1100m, topped out at 3600m, skied the length of the 3rd biggest glacier in France in perfect corn.

    Even with the drone it was impossible to capture the scale.

    Bit tired now.
     
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    There's a word for you and it starts with 'c'

    Good work mate.
     
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    You're one too Climberman, by association.
     
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    That 'hut'

    Many people?
     
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    Sleeps about 90 but it had only just opened for the spring season, they forgot their eftpos machine so Jérôme carried it up for them, there were 4 groups there so about 16 total. We got our own room which was nice as I forgot the earplugs!!
     
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    fkn superb
     
  48. DJM

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    Insane in the membrane!
     
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    Now that's a hut.
    The French High Country Cattleman must have way betterer budget than ours
     
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    No showers but beer on tap.
     
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