The 2018/19 Winter season has started. Below is a rolling list of routes etc that I have skied, climbed, visited etc
Two voyages (22 days) to the Antarctic Peninsula. The first was a ‘standard’ Peninsula voyage where I guided various peaks and glaciers. The second was a voyage to the Weddell Sea and Snow Hill Island where I ran Heli-Ops to visit this northernmost Emperor Penguin Colony.
Pointe de la Croix, Val d’Aoste ski tour
Col Ouest de Barasson ski tour
Val d’Isere and Tignes off piste including Col Pers (2 days)
Mont Paglietta, Val d’Aoste ski tour
17 days working Antarctic Peninsula on private yachts including skiing and helicopter operations.
Arp Vielle, Valgrisenche
Convened British Mountain Guides Ski Entrance Exam – Off – piste at Hauteluce and Col de Cicle, Les Contamines
Col de la Fenetre, Les Contamines
Off Piste at St Gervais
Col de Cicle, les Contamines
Aiguilette des Houches ski tour
2 day avalanche course Grands Montets & Le Tour inc Posettes, Nant Noire, Vormaine etc
16 days working Antarctic Peninsula on private yachts including skiing and helicopter operations – into Feb.
Antarctica as above
Off Piste Grand Montets and Le Tour
Glacier de Amethystes ski tour
South Arete Aiguille de Genepi D 5C
Bettembourg de Droite Aiguille de Refuge (Argentiere) D+ 5C
Col de Serena, Vallee d’Aoste
6 days Ski Mountaineering in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco. Including Jbel Toubkal 4167m, Akioud 4030m, Tizi n’Ouanoukrim and the Tizi Likemt.
Morocco as above.
3 days Freeride course around Chamonix/Evasion resorts
2 days ski touring Val di Rhemes
6 days ski safari around the Monte Rosa massif – Valtournenche, Champoluc, Gressoney, Alagna and Zermatt. Skied Pyramid Vincent and Punta Gnifetti.
Arete des Cosmiques AD
Gressoney 3 day off piste including Bettolina, Indren/Bors col and Alta Luca
3 days adventure rock climbing on Mull & Iona (Hebrides)
3 days ski touring from the Carro and Evettes refuges (Haute Maurienne) including the classic ‘3 cols’.
7 days on the BMG/IFMGA Ski Assessment. We skied Aiguilles Rouges, Vallee Blanche and completed a 4 day tour around the Tre-la Tete Glacier.
Alaskan Ski/Road trip including Chugach, Talkeetna and Valdez Mountains.
Mont Blanc du Tacul (Ski)
And as June starts we’re officially in ‘Summer’! Mont Blanc is currently very good to ski though I’ll be now concentrating on Alpine Climbing (and another list).