We're heading out to the Chamonix area at the end of Sept and was hoping to get a bit of ice climbing in. Is there anything around, especially the agentiere glacer? La Crémerie looks good online but can't find out anything about conditions at this time of year. Need something basic as novice climbers on ice. Any advice gratefully received.
In reply to Chris Parsons:
La Cremerie only forms in the depths of winter. Your best bet is to go upto the Mer de Glace and practice on the sides of the crevasses, there are plenty that are safe with filled in bottoms! There are all sorts of angles from vertical to an easy slope.