Ski Touring in the Bernese Oberland

Better late than never, and hopefully the blog will go some way to explain the lack of blogging as of late!  A couple of days after my last (at least I thought it would be) day of winter work back in April, Hannah and I were out in Châtel, in the French Alps, and caught up with our fr
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Point Five Gully, Ben Nevis, to ourselves!

Today I was out with Ezra and Arlo, two competent climbers from Bristol, who having climbed a number of mid grade winter routes, were keen to experience something slightly steeper and icy.  Luckily the forecast for today was great and so after two wild days, walking into Ben Nevis thi
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Ski Touring in the Silvretta Alps, Austria

For the second half of April, Han and myself joined our friends Harry, Steven & Chris for more ski touring, this time in the Silvretta Alps in Austria.  Less than average snowfall this season had led to the early closure of the Heidelberg Hut, so from Galtur, we made the 10km walk
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Ski Touring in Jotunheimen, Norway

Han and I have just returned from a fantastic 9 day hut-to-hut (with additional side trips) ski tour in the Jotunheimen National Park in Norway.  We went out as a three (and returned as a three!), with Han’s auntie, Mary, who has 40 years of ski touring experience, making up our
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Settled weather in the Spanish Pyrenees, finally!

It’s been a very busy past couple of months, with the final fews days of winter climbing work (Indicator Wall being the last, on April 19th), numerous days of mountaineering on Skye and on Ben Nevis, I  also enjoyed a great ski touring trip to the Ecrins Alps with Rich Bentley, whilst
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