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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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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Hooked on Ski Mountaineering: Las Arroyetas, Spanish Pyrenees

Since my last post, Han and I have squeezed in two further days of ski mountaineering, and it’s safe to say that I’m quite hooked on it now.  Which is somewhat unfortunate, as it’s back to the UK tomorrow, and back to Scottish winter mountaineering and climbing, but
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Ski Mountaineering in the Pyrenees

Whilst conditions back in Scotland have been a little interesting to say the least, in the Spanish Pyrenees, things have been a little different.  Wall to wall blue skies, good snow conditions and light winds have very much dominated the scene since we arrived on the 30th Dec, althoug
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