Laetitia at the start of the Arete.  Look, no crowds.Monday was amazing as well. More wall to wall sunshine, so this time we did jump on the lift up to the Aiguille du Midi (not the first lift I hasten to add).

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A Vallée Blanche Burfday Pressie

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
The Vallée Blanche team (Laetitia, Pete, Richard, Jon, Rebecca, and Mathias) at the buvette near the end of the Mer de GlaceThis morning it is snowing so hard it’s like the sky is falling in! Hard to believe that yesterday was clear and sunny. But it was. Perfect for a well timed Burfday descent of the Vallée Blanche…

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Crevasse Rescue Practice

Saturday, 13th April 2013 by
glassesToday there was no fresh snow, no clouds, no wind, and – can you believe it – blue skies! Having achieved little in the way of the ski touring we’d planned due to the weather, it was decided that a day in the Valleé Blanche would be fun – isn’t it always!

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Vallée Blanche Powder

Tuesday, 12th February 2013 by
The "short bit" up from the end of the glacier to the buvette and the track down to ChamonixAfter days and days of lots and lots of snow, with poor visibility and high winds keeping skiers on the lower slopes, at last the day came when we had sunshine and no wind. It had to be a day for the Vallée Blanche.

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Chamonix Skiing Picture Fest!

Tuesday, 28th February 2012 by
Time pressing on, the Big Shadow of the mountains!The highlight of the week was when Dean & Dave overlapped their week's skiing with the end of ours and we joined up for a weekend of fun that ended with a descent of the Vallée Blanche...

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Frendo-Ravanel

Saturday, 5th March 2011 by
The forecast had been for snow, snow, and more snow, but what we got was sun, sun, and more sun, and the occasional early morning cloud.

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No major successes, but we had some adventures...

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Tired thighs in the Valleé Blanche

Sunday, 14th March 2010 by
Another leisurely start today as we headed for the Vallee Blanche...

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