Col des Cristaux

I went for a solo soul searching mission into the Argentiere basin and ended up on Col des Cristaux, the ‘easiest’ line on the north face of the basin. I’d been here before, last winter, and it was nice to give it a shot on my own (although there were a couple of other people on the route up ahead) It’s a steep face that sits at around 45° for 500m.

col des cristaux
https://www.camptocamp.org/routes/45532/fr/col-des-cristaux-pente-ne
Col des cristaux
The way up

I skied powder that was a bit wind affected but nice and sluffy and soft for the most part.

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