Posts Tagged: Skitour

February, 25. Traverse of Aiguilles Rouges (massif of the Mount Blanc)

It was snowing during the week, thus we expected to have some fresh powder. We traversed Aiguilles Rouges (massif of the Mount Blanc, Chamonix) by the route Col de Bérard : Traversée Brévent >> Col de Bérard – beautiful “hidden” and wild side of Aiguilles Rouges.

Pointes de la Carmélite. Ski tour with UniGe.

Pointe des Carmélites is a peak in Massive Aravis just next to Pointe Percée. We did the route Pointes de la Carmélite : Depuis le Reposoir. After passing the small village Chartreuse du Reposoir, we entered the wild valley of Petit Foron. We took the northern slopes leading to this summit of Pointe des Carmélites… Read more »

Col de Balafrasse/Col du Midi. Ski tour with UniGe.

Initially the plan was to go to Petit Bargy, but then we arrived we discovered that were was no snow at the start. The next variant was Col de Montarquis. We continued in the direction to Col de la Colombière trying to find some snow. There was avalanches traces everywhere and again no snow. Finally… Read more »

Col Charvet. Ski tour with UniGe.

Today we ski-toured to the Col Charvet (2380 m), the Col between Mont Charvet and Mont Chombas. The best description that I’ve found in net is this – Col des Chombas, but it is not exactly what we did.

Tête Pelouse. Ski tour with UniGe.

Nice ski-tour with UniGe to Tête Pelouse par la Combe de Grand Crêt. Finally we have snow. I have broken my ribs 2 days ago, but I could not miss this ski-tour. It was not so bad while we ascending, but getting a bit painful on the skiing down. Nevertheless it did not spoil a… Read more »

Траверс Альп на лыжах на Пасху 2016.

Пасха в этом году в Европе была ранняя – это хорошо для скитура. В принципе в начале мы планировали поехать в Испанию в Монсеррат полазить. Специально даже купили миниван под это дело. Но в последнюю неделю перед отъездом выяснилось, что в Испании будет холодно и дождливо. Ехать 10 часов на машине в холод и дождь… Read more »

Dômes de Miage. Ski tour with UniGe.

  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.

Les Pointes Longues. Ski tour with UniGe.

Today we were with our guide Yann (Yann Nussbaumer). And we did what was planned – Les Pointes Longues – 2709m. My first exit this year when we were not obliged to change our plans and when I was able to see something. We started at the Parking Vallon, la Lanche (Le Reposoir) – 1070 m…. Read more »