Mmmm Glacier Pow!

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Breche Puiseux

With Nicole's depature set for an ungodly hour on Friday morning, and poor weather forecast for Thursday and beyond, it was becoming quite apparent...
Jerome & Richard under La Meije

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Day 9 – La Grave

Our road trip to La Grave was becoming a success defined by its failures. In this most wild of locations it's a fantastic place for...
Richard skiing pow under the Dru

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Couloir Rectiligne

Today was a special one. In fact, I think this was probably the best skiing I've done in Cham in 4 trips over about 10...
Nicole in Trifides Couloir - Steep

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Day 10 – La Grave

For our last day in La Grave we wanted to descend one of the big 'frontside' runs that make their way down to the...
Richard skiing by seracs - Combe de la Vierge

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Glacier de Toule & Combe de la Vierge

My first few days in Chamonix have been somewhat monochromatic. The first two days were basic piste skiing which isn't worth writing about but...
Aiguille du Plan and Aiguille Verte above the clouds

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Grand Envers du Plan

After a well-earned day off it was time to ski again. Low cloud in the valley but some visibility up top, plus some recent new...
Nicole, Backside Mont Fort

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Verbier

As Jerome had a long standing booking for the weekend we decided to pop over to Verbier to visit some friends and have a...
Richard on Glacier des Rognons

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Col du Passon

After yesterday's epic on the Rectiligne we were keen for more high alpine fun. The weather forecast was for clear skies but warming temps...
Richard having fun on the glacier

TR: Chamonix 2013 – Day 8 – La Grave

After a flurry of initial activity that yielded some great skiing our legs began to tire and the weather turned again, so on Tuesday...
In the Trenches

TR: Chamonix 2013 – L’Aiguille du Midi

After we returned from La Grave the weather was forecast to turn and our bodies were weary so we opted for two days off. The...