Tour du Tour

Is Tours in cicling, is tours around mountains and ça tourne in some mountains. So I find the Tour, in Glacier du Tour, Chamonix. Start in Le Tour, up to Aiguille du Genepy (easy scrambling, then some IV climbing, one abseiling on really exposed and loose rock terrain) […]

Loop on Chardonnet

Kilian Jornet and Dakota Jones run up Chardonnet on Alpinerunning style. Start from Montroc, up to Peclerets ridge in between Tour and Argentiere glaciers and Chardonnet via Forbes ridge. Down in North route and other side of the glacier to Montroc. Here the gps track: http://www.movescount.com/moves/move38485808 And a video […]

Dry Ski

What to do if you’re skiing down and you have not a rope or you want to save time or to full ski a route? Vivian Bruchez is a master on Dry ski, he develop techniques to down ski (climb) in rocky sections. 1. Back on the rock: […]

Running shoes with crampons

@Jordi Tosas Iceclimbing with running shoes Is never a good solution to do some ice part with running shoes. Crampons are or to soft or adapt for alpinism shoes. Soft crampons are adaptable to running shoes but they can not break the hard ice. Automatic crampons are to heavy […]