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26 June 2017, Petite Aiguille Verte - Les Grands Montets, Argentiere

Few snowy high alpine places have been spared the effects of the triple whammy of a poor winter snow volume, quite dry spring and very hot early summer. The Grands Montets is no different and late summer conditions prevail already with low snow volume and much expos... more>

29th December 2015 - Chevalier Couloir, Petite Aiguille Verte, Les Grands Montets

A mountaineering ascent of the Chevalier Couloir in late December would often prove to be a snowy trail breaking epic at best - Today a pleasant steady track led all the way up the Gully to the aesthetic snowy Demi Lune col. The route is impressively ea... more>