Monday, 18 July 2016

Traverse of Aiguilles Marbrees (3535m)

Jules and Federico on the one of the better rock pitches.

 Further up the ridge with the Dent du Geant behind

Contemplative on the summit!

Iteresting descent back down on to the Glacier du Geant.

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Blue sky day in Chamonix.

Haig traversing the Arete de Laurance

Haig and Sammie - perfect views of Les trois Mont Blanc

Saturday, 16 July 2016

Chamonix mountaineering

Ban on the traverse of Point Lachenal

Edd and Mike ascending the couloir on the  La Tour Ronde this morning.

On the summit of La Tour Ronde

Mike descending by the SE ridge towards Col Freshfield.

La Tour Ronde, Chamonix, Mont Blanc.

Monday, 11 July 2016

In an Alpine style!

Pete climbing in the Aig. Rouge, Chamonix, Mont Blanc

The mist moved in on us on the fourth pitch of our climb.

The following day we climbed the Cosmiques arete

Pete having climbed his first North Face (Grand Paridiso)

Pete climbing at Vallorcine today!

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Petit Aiguille Verte

Pete on the  Petit Aig Verte today, a storm was forecast  and clouds build up as the day progressed.

Dru and the Dru Couloir

Monday, 4 July 2016


Pete on the crux moves of L'Index, its a classic Chamonix climb, kind of traditional but a few ears ago some bright spark placed lots of bolts on it but most have been removed now..

Some nice situations for the grade

Stunning backdrop, views of Mont Blanc

Leila on the absiel.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

Alpine Mountaineering - Chamonix Mont Blanc

I am guiding for Adventure Consultants this week. Here is Pete who has flown in from Australia  getting to grips with Crampons and front point on the Mer de Glace yesterday

and introductory crevasse rescue hauling systems.

Chamonix, this morning from the Aig du Midi 

Pete scrambling and climbing  

Making our way back up the Arete on our way to the cable car station this afternoon.

Alpine 4000 er

Andy and Andrea on the Gran Paridiso, Italy
the exposed summit step on the Gran Paridiso

Andrea and Andy in Chamonix,-Point Lachenal

Andy and Andrea on the Lagginhorn, Sass Grund

Andy and Andrea on the Weismeiss