Scenic loop - Best view on Mont-Blanc

The bottom lift of Flégère is absolutely mobbed. There is a mammoth queue even on the priority line. What is going on?

There is some misunderstanding about who should be allowed on the "prio". I zipped my jacket so that my guide's badge would be in full view. We were waved straight pass through. What a way to start the day!

We jumped on the liaison to Brévent and we were rapidly at the start of our little adventure.

Crampons on, ice axe out, skis on our back, off we go climbing this steep snowy couloir. A little grassy towards the end.








A real comical battle to put skins on...






This is the most scenic and accessible ski tour in the Chamonix Valley. It offers the best panoramic view on the Mont-Blanc massif.




It is getting scorchingly hot, it is time to get down back to Flégère before the snow turns into soup.

I am getting ready for a rope assistance as it is looking pretty "rip" to entered this abrupt couloir. The snow is soft, just a few rocks to clear and then it opens into a wide bowl.

Ok, let's go for it! Woo Woo wants to ski the steep line.





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Unbelievable, almost surreal, we found powder snow in the shade and spring snow in the sun. Back down to the Combe Lachenal.

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