Ski Touring and Split Boarding chalky snow

Split boarding

We have been heading up the Aiguille du Midi and ski touring over to the Helbronner for coffee. The coffee isĀ  great and inexpensive and we have been building up some fitness at the same time. The skiing down the Vallee Noir has also been in brilliant condition with chalky snow and no bumps. The 517 steps from the ice cave at Montenvers up to the gondola to reach the train have assisted with the fitness regime. Read on…

Splitboarder telemarker and alpine ski touring

Group photo in front of the Dent du Geant

The potential to find some fresh snow high up in the mountains was a draw. Hilary had rented a splitboard from Zero G so we headed up the Aig du Midi and over to Helbronner.

Lovely chilled ski tour and found some completely untracked powder to play with. Read on…