Video: Springtime in Chamonix

It has been over a week since the last snow hit the ground in Chamonix and now most of the snow at the bottom of the valley has disappeared too. There is some good spring touring to be had and people have also been finding powder stashes scattered around up there. If you are not up for a hike or just feel like cruising around off a lift the conditions are still good though, you just need to know where to look! Yes the pistes in Brevent, Flegere and Le Tour are all nice and soft all day but the off piste in those areas takes a little time to warm up. Brevent/Flegere you want to be waiting till around 10am  before venturing onto the springtime goodness and Le Tour it is around 11-12 before it softens up. I am still waiting to hear a report from Grand Montets but i could believe it is later in the day before its faces turn to corn. But just remember to continue to stay safe up there, Transceivers, Shovels, Probes people.

Here is a little edit that we made yesterday from Le Tour, we where up there at 12.00 and the conditions stayed good for the rest of the day. If you have some spring wax i would advise you to use it though!