Tag Archives: France

Peuterey Integral

Peuterey Integral Mt Blanc 4807m I received an email from Alexander Petersen asking: “What do you think about the Peuterey Integral on Mt Blanc?  I will be in Alps the end of July.”  Before I responded I did a little research. This is a route of great magnitude, undoubtedly the finest way up Mt. Blanc [...]

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Chamonix France

The snow gods love to play the game of temptation. When you know you shouldn’t, they make it the most compelling to try. Once you have put all the time into planning, training and juggling a ski trip it is best when the weather cooperates. Well on this past trip to Chamonix there were times [...]

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Valley Blanche, Chamonix

Here in Chamonix it seems life would be simple, you are here to ski or climb, you get up in the morning sip your espresso and have a little bread and cheese and off you go. The trouble is that the weather does not always cooperate. I have been here for three perfect days of [...]

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