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19th March 2017, Fresh Snow In The Vallee Blanche

Only a handful of teams enjoyed the fine fresh turns in the upper Vallee Blanche this morning - because the Midi was shut all morning! This gave a pristine atmosphere as all the fine new snow was left totally untracked on the French side, until the Midi opened at lunch time.

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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.

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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>