Another busy day for Dave Searle on Tuesday, the Rectiligne Couloir in Grand Montets, a quick lap down the Grande Envers and a Glacier Rond to finish it off. The snow was knee deep and in perfect condition at each location for Dave’s 8000m decent day. For more photos and links to all the lines of […]Read more "The Rectiligne Couloir"
Blue skies returned on Tuesday to Chamonix to allow for some great riding all over the valley. Lorne and his group had set out to ski the ENSA Couloir in Brevent but plans quickly changed as they got to the entrance to see a number of people already rappeling down into the couloir. Instead they […]Read more "Brevent Couloirs And Hotel Face"
After sleeping in and missing his lift thought the tunnel to Italy it seems like Dave still managed to make the most of his day. Lucky he was able to join forces with his flat mates group and persuade them as they toured towards Italy from the Aiguille du Midi that skiing the Tour Ronde […]Read more "Tour Ronde South Face"
Seems like Italy got the best of the snow again towards the end of last week and over the weekend, with Helbroner continually popping up in my inbox again. Dave Searle was over their with Ross Hewitt along with Cedric Bernardini and others (click on their names to see their blog entries). Conditions in Courmayeur […]Read more "Italy Delivers The Goods Again"
Joel had a busy week following the recent snowfall in Chamonix. Between 20 to 40cm of fresh snow had fallen at the beginning of the week, maybe a little more up the Midi (as you can see in the video below) and Joel made good use of the different areas in Chamonix to get the […]Read more "Joel’s Powder Week"
With friends heading up the Midi or into Italy Lorne, Bryce and Amy decided to head to Verbier for the first time this season. No queues or crowds, like most of the Alps this time of year allowed them to explore the resort quickly and make the most of the lightly tracked 20-30cm that had fallen […]Read more "Verbier Snow Report"
With good weather and keen to escape the resort crowds following a decent snowfall in Chamonix, Lorne, Sandy and Colin headed up Plaine Joux above Servos to ski a couloir they had spotted during the summer. The route took a little longer than planned, due to thin snow on their indented direct route and breaks […]Read more "Couloir De La Chorde – Above Plaine Joux"