map We wanted to combine 2 famous skitour routes: classic Swiss “Haute Route” but in inverse variant – from Zermatt to Verbie – and Italian “Haute Route du Grand-Paradis”. However, the hut Chanrion in the middle of the way was unexpectedly closed. This hut is nearly the only point to link the two Haute routes… Read more »
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Tête de l’Aulp par la Rouelle
It was snowing during the week and very cold, thus we expected to have some fresh powder on north slopes. We took a lift to Brevent station (24 euro). We traversed Aiguilles Rouges (massif of the Mount Blanc, Chamonix) by the route Col de Bérard : Traversée Brévent >> Col de Bérard – beautiful “hidden”… Read more »
Easy skitour to Haute Pointe : Versant SE (Voie normale). After difficult week we both were sick and tired. Thus we were not able to do nothing more than easy route of 600 m. We started from Sommand – nice small village with ski resort. It was warm in sun, but pretty cold in shade…. Read more »
Ski tour with Michel Piola and Christian Hug at Tardevant: par la Combe de Tardevant. All week was raining and/or snowing, thus – many avalanches in mountains. But at Chaine des Aravis the situation was better and snow more stable. So, we went to Tardevan.
Circular trip Pic de Jallouvre: Tour du Jallouvre.
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Ski tour with UniGe and Dominique Roulin. Pointe d’Areu : Depuis Romme Nice and sunny day in Alps with a good company. Even with such small quantity of snow we have managed to find a powder on descent. This this nice ski-tour the ski season was finished for me. Climbing season is coming!
On the weekend of April 8-10 we made the ski traverse of Dômes de Miage (3673 m) organized by UNIGE ski club, with Michel Piola and Christian Hug. It was a great outing, even though the weather on Saturday was quite nasty.
Weather forecast was good – sun, no wind and -1C. But never believe to forecasts on 100%. We had hurricane wind, beastly cold and no sun. Instate of doing the initial plans – the loop Col de la Fenêtre – Col de la Cicle, we have managed to do only Col de la Fenêtre: Versant… Read more »