North Face – Half Dome

The ‘thank god ledge’   Half Dome Said to be ‘one of Americas best climbs’ and known around the world more famously as North Face logo, Half Dome is an iconic mountain and the shear north face gives some incredible climbing. We chose to do the route in expedition style taking 3 days hauling our…

Mont Blanc Ski – 2013

Skiing Mont Blanc has been on my list since I came to Chamonix for the first time 10 years ago, it’s a classic outing leaving from the Plan d’Aiguille cable car station traversing under the midi and across the glacier to the Grand Mulets hut, then up the ridge line all the way to the…

Bernese West Ski tour – 2 days

From Gstaad to Kandersteg in 2 days on skis was the aim covering 62km, 4000m up and 6000m down. We weren’t sure if it would be feasible but as we only had 2 days before we had to get back to families, we thought we would try and get as far as possible. Spencer and…

Super Couloir Direct

A classic Chamonix outing involving ski touring, rock climbing, ice climbing, mixed climbing and finishes with a great descent down the Valley Blanche. What’s not to like??? I heard the route was being done as early as November so I knew conditions would be good in the couloir and as we approached the route it…