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Val Veny, Valle d'Aosta

Skinning up the Vallon des Charmonts en route to the Col du Berie Blanc

Val Veny, Valle d'Aosta, Italian Alps

Paul tops out at the Col du Berie Blanc (2819m)

Grand Combin beyond and the Arp lift at the top of Courmayeur system just visible above left shoulder

Traversing the South Face of Mont Favre, Val Veny

La Grivola visible beyond

En Route for the Pointes des Chavannes and Mont Fortin, Val Veny

Ski Touring in the Valle d'Aosta, Italian Alps

East Ridge of Pointes des Chavannes, Ski Touring in the Val Veny

The tracks on the edge of the cornice are not ours!

The steep entrance pitch on the ski of Mont Fortin North Face

Val Veny, Italian Alps

Ski descent of the North Face of Mont Fortin, Val Veny, Italian Alps

Note the large avalanche debris tongue, several days old.