High Mountain Guides / News

15th April 2017, Lean Conditions Low In Vallee Blanche & Good Weather For Alpine Mountaineering

Whilst conditions remain fine high up on both French & Italian sides of the Vallee Blanche the continued warm sunny weather has left it's mark at the Salle a Manger and below on the descent of the VB. We enjoyed the very quiet atmo... more>

18th May 2014, Excellent Late Spring Ski Touring Conditions Across the High Alps

Cold weather & some heavy snow falls over Easter and over the last couple of weeks have given a welcome boost to the spring snow conditions, charged up the glaciers and given some great skiing up high when the weather allowed.

We enjoyed 3 sk... more>

13th March 2013 - A Return to Winter Powder Skiing High in the Chamonix Valley

Great skiing over the last couple of days thanks to around 40cms of fresh snow up high, cool temperatures and light winds. A return to the theme of this winter - cruising light powder. We skied variations on both the Argentiere Glacier runs from the Gr... more>

1st April 2012, Spring in the Argentiere Air

Continuing fair weather saw ski touring teams on nearly all the classic ski tours above the Argentiere Glacier today. Teams were enjoying classic spring conditions on the Cols Passon, Chardonnet, Tour Noir & Argentiere. Teams were heading up the Glacier de Mileau and another team skied t... more>