Splitboard attempt on Mt Blanc

Our attempt to splitboard Mt Blanc was all a bit last minute. It started on Saturday morning when the weather forecast looked good for...

Splitboarding: Five Pros and Cons

So the biggest new thing in winter sports is certainly not those pointless snow bikes but instead the much more exciting Splitboarding. Essentially a splitboard...

Why spring skiing in Chamonix is unbeatable!

Chamonix's last proper ski area closed for skiing and snowboarding yesterday. The final area to close each year is the Grands Montets which...

Climbing at Gaillands Crags, Chamonix and some easter hiking

Chamonix has some spectacular climbing areas in the valley. Lots are nicely bolted, some a little bit polished but super fun to spend an...

Chamonix to Megeve by bike

Cycling from Chamonix to Megeve is about 90km for the round trip and takes in about 1500m of height gain. Nothing too epic just...

Ski Touring from the Aiguille du Midi on a glorious spring...

Here in chamonix the snow has continued melting fast. The snow line along the valley sides has been creeping up like the last light...

Video guide to the best off piste areas in Chamonix

Chamonix is an unusual skiing and snowboarding area as the resort consists of various places along the valley that are linked by the rather inconsistent...

Spring powder quest – Splitboarding around Brevent, Chamonix

So with the season feeling like it has ended rather abruptly we went in search of good snow. We obviously had to get the...

Splitboard touring routes in sunny Brevent and Flegere – Chamonix

With all this sunshine the early morning snow pack has been stable making it great for touring. I went on a search to find...

Introduction to Splitboarding

A lot of my blog posts relate to Splitboarding adventures although I guess many people probably don't know what exactly splitboarding is and how...

Beautiful Sunsets over Chamonix (and over the end of winter 2013/14)

With the last few weeks of stunning sunshine and rapidly deteriorating snow conditions I have been taking lots of pictures of the amazing light cast...

Skiing the World Famous Vallee Blanche, Chamonix

The Vallee Blanche is the world famous ski route in Chamonix. Starting from the 3842m high Aiguille du Midi it follows the glaciar down...