Archive January 2011
Aiguille Mesure couloir south-west – a beautiful day, great ski mountaineering, some good skiing and a possible first decent…
Up Brevent, pist skiing over to Flegere, a traverse over to Lac Blanc, then up the alternative finish on Col Beugeant, down on the other side in boot deep pow for a few turns, traverse over to Col de Encrenaz, keep on going and up right in the next couloir, when the snow ends traverse […]
The Italian friends Davide Capozzi and Luca Rolli accompanied with French boys Roch Malnuit, Laurent Dupré and Lionel Hachemy did a probable first decent of the couloir south-west of Aiguilles du Brouillard the 17th of January. Well done! To read an interview with Luca and Davide, click here. Photo: Rolli & Capozzi
Amazing dinner with the Finnish rock n roll skiers, Skipe Oivo (masterchef), Jari Ikkelä and Jani Johansen. Note the big Pastis bottle on the table.
Today I skied the northeast face of Mt Buet in amazing snow conditions together with my friend Felix Hentz. It was one of the greater runs of the season. Top to bottom in great snow except the runnels and some areas that the wind had transformed to crust, but if you played the line choice […]