/ Chamonix conditions
Conditions for the mixed routes are currently excellent with many of the popular classics being climbed and very banked up for the time of year. There are also now good walking trails in the Vallee Blanche and the high south facing rock routes are clear and being climbed. Folk climbing on the Frendo and Mallory today and yesterday. Heaps of folk on all the Triangle du Tacul ice and mixed routes. Weathers been unseasonly cold and more snow being forecast! Lower down mid mountain rock routes in the Aig Rouge and from Midi mid station upwards still have snowy approaches!
For skiing or climbing...?
Time permitting over the summer I'll be uploading regular photos of the Mont Blanc area onto my Facebook Alps 2013 album at
It's pissing down today so a lot of fresh snow up high!
Come on Ben - tell us about it!
I feel a bit sick
Audacious enough on skis, but on a board??!!
Elsewhere on the site
Manchester Climbing Centre are showing Brit Rock on Thursday the 27th of November at 7pm. Homegrown adventure comes... Read more
Hold on there. This is not your everyday, average hooded down jacket. Insulated with PrimaLoft® GOLD 750, a... Read more
Nuts, wires, stoppers, chocks, wedges, whatever you want to call them, have been around for a long time. Initially made from... Read more
This week's Friday Night Video is an interview with Mina-Leslie Wujastyk filmed by Nick Brown. On 14th October 2014, Mina... Read more
Every so often you meet someone in climbing that makes you take a step back. Someone with a fire in their eye, passion in... Read more