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...

Powder Chasing on Aiguille du Midi lift in Chamonix – Vallee...

  Last week I spent my long lunchtimes snowboarding the excellent Plan de l'Aiguille area in Chamonix. This is the mid station of the Aiguille...

Classic Chamonix Ski touring – Aiguille du Midi to Col du...

After a long splitboard tour from Chamonix on Sunday we had a bit of a breather before hitting another fantastic route on Tuesday -...

Skiing the Vallee Noire, Vallee Blanche and Glacier de Toule, Chamonix

Sunday 24th February POWDER DAY. We set the alarm early after yet more overnight snow, which was certainly enough to freshen up the 30cm...

Go Pro video from snowboarding the Hotel Face, Brevent, Chamonix

Brevent, Chamonix, One of the best runs of the season on the Hotel Face. After breaking trail on the hike for what seemed ages...

Hiking to the Southern Patagonian Icefield, El Chalten – Argentina

I think we may have left the best to last. This trek to the Campo de Hielo Sur or the Southern Icefield is a...

Perito Moreno Glacier and El Calafate, Patagonia

The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia, Argentina. The access point is the busy and sprawling El...

Penguins, stray dogs and a cows head – Killing time in...

So after my painful tooth ordeal in Puerto Natales, we relaxed for a few days in the area. The town of Puerto Natales is...

Winter Hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

This is a rather epic blog post about both just getting to and then exploring a rather incredible place even more so in the...

Snowboarding in Bariloche, Patagonia

Bariloche is in the Lake District in Argentina. It is technically just north of Patagonia but the name Patagonia brings more evocative images for...

A quick ski day in Verbier, Switzerland

So after the excitement of waist deep powder in Chamonix two days ago on Sunday we drove over to the freeride mecca of Verbier. ...

Finally winter is here – Grands Montets, Chamonix

A quick little video edit of the insanely deep powder from top of the Grands Montets then a couple of sneaky runs down a...