It's always an adventure when Fergus is in town. We started our weekend with a ski tour up and over from Grand Montets into the Argentiere basin in preparation for a big adventure the following day. It's been scorching weather for the past 2 weeks with no sign of fresh snow. Instead, the conditions have … Continue reading One big adventure
There was one line that I was thinking about a lot during my spell on the sidelines and it probably had something to do with it being visible from our garden in Chamonix. I spent the spring of 2018 sitting in my garden (amongst other things that unfortunately didn't include skiing) and looking up at … Continue reading Couloir Trappier
When Tom Grant messages you and asks if you're free for a ski tomorrow, it's a good idea to say yes. I was stoked to join Tom and Jake on a ski of the Capucin couloir on the Col du Tacul. I'd skied it before with Fergus and Barney and was keen to have a smoother … Continue reading Couloir Capucin, Col du Tacul
A little showreel of some January ski adventures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVJdfezMiAw
Aiguille Pourrie from Col Cornu. Nice easy short ski tour if you are pushed for time with great Mont Blanc views and a fun descent back to the liaison Brevent/Flegere cable car. A good one to do if you're looking for a shaded north facing descent. https://youtu.be/4GxHf-7llHg
Some fresh snow in Chamonix. Vallée blanche 10 Jan South face Col d'Entréves 11 Jan https://youtu.be/WL14p5JCopA
I had this idea to post the best moments of each month this winter on my blog in one bitesize monthly summary, highlighting the best days and the most interesting adventures that had taken place. I got off to a great start, as Janvier delivered some amazing snow conditions and some super fun ski days … Continue reading Février.
January is coming to an end so it's time to look back at some of the highlights of this never ending month... As always thanks to all the people who make these days possible. Let's see what Février brings...