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Chamonix Alpine Intro

Movement Skills Training On Ice With Crampons

A very important part of day 1 and the alpine training process in general. Good movement skills with crampons, in this instance 'flat footing' techniques. An ideal training venue here on the bare / 'dry' ice of a glacier above the Chamonix Valley.

Mountaineering Skills Training With Crampons & Ice Axe

Here 'front pointing' technique is practiced with crampons along with the use of a single ice axe whilst top roping steeper ice on the Chamonix 'Mer de Glace' Glacier. A superb training venue beneath the West Face of Les Drus & North Face of Les Grandes Jorasses. An inspiring alpine location!

Training On The Go! Enjoyable Mixed Ridge On The Italian / Hellbonner Day

Alpine training practicing roped moving together skills and careful cramponing in a somewhat exposed position. Great views South to the Italian Alps (Gran Paradiso on the left) and French Vanoise / Tarentaise on the right.