Day 1. Col du Chardonnet: Traversée Aiguille des Grands Montets >> Bivouac de l’Envers des Dorées In Argentières we took a lift to Grands Montets. And here I have got a first problem – my ARVA died. One week ago it worked and had 80% of charge. Today in Argentières it also was OK. But… Read more »
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In Russia 8th of March is a very nice and favourite holiday. This is a Women Day! For people it has nothing to do with politics. It is just the day when men congratulate women. All women, girlfriends, wives, mothers, sisters, colleagues. A lot of flowers, smiles and love… nice! So, how to celebrate the… Read more »
Our initial idea was to take the lifts Flégère and l’Index from Chamonix, then traverse in the direction of Lac Blanc, climb Col de l’Encrennaz, and descent to Bérard valley. This is a classic ski tour Col de l’Encrenaz: Col des Montets >> Vallon de Bérard.
Today we went to Pointe de Sur Cou (1809 m) in the massif Bornes – Aravis. Actually it was a course for beginners organized by UniGe. I am not a beginner but since I did not have company it was a chance for me to go to the mountains. Moreover the course was guided by Michel… Read more »
Today we were with the guide Yann Nussbaumer. It was really awful at 6am in Geneva. Dark, rainy and cold. To add the final bit to the picture Yann backed our UniGE bus at the parking and bumped my car. Not a very good beginning. As the weather was bad our initial plans changed. Yann… Read more »
We had a fantastic weekend with the great guides, Michel Piola and Christian Hug. The idea of this course was to learn how to plan you ski-tour trip. We learned how to prepare the ski-tour exit with the map, how to perform orientation with compass and altimeter, how to preview the avalanche situation, and then… Read more »
Another fantastic day with Dominique and UniGe. Today we did Pointe de Sans Bet in Le Giffre valley. There were nobody around except us! And a lot of powder. Actually the best ski tour for this season so far.
What I really like is our University Sport Activities. From January till March (or, weather permitting, even April) University of Geneva organizes different ski tours with mountain guides. It is a great opportunity to do a ski tour, especially if you do not have your own company. I quite often do not have one since… Read more »