Tag Archives: Haute Route

Grand Combin

Today’s image was taken from around the midpoint of the nine or ten day backpacking Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt.  There are several ‘versions’ of the Haute Route (High Route in English). It started as a multi-day ski tour … 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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