'The 2 Cols Route', Chardonnet & Fenetre du Tour, Chamonix
Steep kick turns at dawn above the Argentiere Glacier en route to the Col du Chardonnet
On the '2 Cols Route', Chamonix
Magnificent ski mountaineering in the Western Alps, Chamonix
The ski ascent of the Col du Chardonnet with the Grands Montets beyond
The descent of the steep Swiss side (NE) of the Col du Chardonnet, Chamonix
Different teams side slipping, down climbing, skiing and abseiling down today - take your pick!
The Swiss side of the Col du Chardonnet
The small bergschrund visible at the base of the couloir is about 75m from the fixed anchor at the top.
The Fenetre du Tour with Ag. Argentiere N. Face behind
From here it's a 2000m ski descent to Le Tour in the Chamonix Valley
Variable snow conditions on the Upper Tour Glacier, Chamonix
South Face of the Grande Fourche behind