Tag Archives: Aiguille du Midi

Skiing the Vallée Blanche

This is a lengthy post – with skiers particularly in mind – of a descent of the Combe de la Vierge Italian variant of the Vallée Blanche – but the images should still appeal to anyone interested in mountain photography. … Continue reading

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To Infinity

Some early mornings in the Alps just take your breath away because of their extreme beauty. Chamonix has the Aiguille du Midi cable car on the north side of the Mont Blanc Massif, on the Italian side of the massif … Continue reading

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The Midi Arete – in cloud

I posted an item about the Aiguille du Midi Arête several month ago which included an image of the Aiguille du Midi as seen from Chamonix in Summer, and another of skiers descending the infamous Arête in winter. You may … Continue reading

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Descending the Midi Arete

Today’s image is of Skiers descending the Aiguille du Midi’s Arête – high above Chamonix – before starting the most famous off-piste ski run in the Alps – the 18km Vallee Blanche. Many skiers find the descent of the relatively … Continue reading

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