Skiing

Glacier du Mont Mallet

The Glacier du Mont Mallet is a great tour. Head down the normal Vallee Blanche as far as the Salle a Manger, which is just below the Requin refuge, and then start to climb the Glacier des Périades, which is opposite the

Petit Envers with Rog and Tom

Another day and another great run down the Petit Envers with Rog and Tom in deep powder. Rog heads off down the first pitch. Finding lines in among to slots Finding a bit of a flat landing in plenty deep enough powder!!

Cosmiques Couloir with Tom

Tom and I headed over to have a ski down the Cosmiques Couloir. This is a rite of passage for any aspiring steep skier. Before the 2000’s it was considered an extreme descent in its own right, but around ’99,

Petit Envers with Tom

Another great day heading down the Petit Envers with Tom Greenall. Deep light powder snow all the way down. We managed to find fresh tracks all the way down Miles of fresh tracks Looking out for crevasses on the way down

Mont Blanc with Ragnar

After our attempt at the Tour Rond the previous day, Ragnar and I stayed at the Cosmiques Refuge and then headed up Mont Blanc the following day. The slog up got hard for about the last 200m of climbing, but other than

Tour Rond – N Face

Ragnar and I decided to have a go at skiing the North Face of the Tour Rond. The line skis down the upper snowfield, through the narrow middle section, and then down the lower snow field. When I reached the narrow

Mont Blanc via the Grands Mulets Refuge

Serena, Dick and I decided to have a go at skiing Mont Blanc. The recommended ski touring route is via the Grands Mulets refuge (3051m) and then up past the Vallot bivouac to the top. So we went for this route. We had to

Le Tour

A day skiing up at Le Tour with Serena, Dick and Mark Dick, once again with a ski not attached to his feet. Marky boy Clarke innit!! The Master surveys the scene, looking for a line 🙂

La Noire – N Face

Frosty had spotted this line and suggested we have a crack at it. We skied in from the Aiguille, staying high and skinning up towards the Helbronner, then cutting across towards the Dent du Geant. Then we climbed up a

Col des Cristaux – NE Slope

We traversed from the top of the Grands Montets over the top of the Rognon. Due to changes in snow cover this became more and more difficult in following years. Graham Frost (Frosty) getting his skins on. Looking up to