Tag Archives: Chamonix

Lights, Camera, Action!

Nothing too taxing for you today – in case you’re still nursing hangovers and digesting the overload of Christmas food. Hope you had a great time – I blinked and it was gone! This post features a clever, light-hearted and … Continue reading

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The ski slopes are opening

There has been a lot of biting of finger nails across Europe in the last few weeks as the first snowfalls of winter refused to arrive; and in some areas, the temperatures were at times too high for snowmaking equipment … Continue reading

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The Chamonix Aiguilles

I think it’s time I devoted a Post to the Header image that will have become familiar to all of you who visit this Photoblog. It’s not easy finding and cropping an image into the thin letterbox format required for … 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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Remembering Walter Bonatti

Today’s image is of Les Drus, a 3733M peak in the Mont Blanc Massif. I’ve selected it in memory of Walter Bonatti who died on 13 Sept in Rome at the age of 81. This peak was the scene of … Continue reading

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