/ Cross Country in the Chamonix Valley
I know Cham' reasonably well but not really skied there. I'll be arriving there in a couple of weeks for a spot of ski touring :)
I'll be arriving about midday on my tod so was thinking about doing a short cross country route in the afternoon before some friends arrive - so what could be good? And safe on my own obviously! I don't know the skiing routes in the valley too well so any advice would be appreciated and I'd prefer some useful advice rather than needless slander!
Have a look round http://www.chamonix.com/cross-country-skiing,29,en.html
I've not done any but friends say the Argentiere circuits are good
If it's the former normally there wouldn't be much left, but this year you might be lucky. If it's the latter, you're in luck but choose your route carefully if you're by yourself.
You shouldn't get slander, the question is perfectly reasonable.
Seeing as the gear hire is so cheap I might give the XC circuit a try if it's still open!
In reply to aostaman: Well, it seems a lot of posts on UKC seem to end up with bitching of sorts!
Lots of people do the Crochues-Berard on their own, but obviously you have to asses the snow stability - difficult to dig yourself out...
An easy 2-3 hour exercise is skin up the Pierre-a-Ric until you get bored and ski down
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