Welcome on our blog

Summer in the Alps went from being inexistent to full blast. It’s the hottest month of August in years. I am grateful for this spell of beautiful weather myself, but […]

  More often than not, what makes my day as a guide or as a climber is not as much the climb as it is the people I guide or […]

Dealing with feisty weather in the Alps

One thing I love about my job is this: It sure keeps you on your toes…both figuratively and literally, of course. But this year has been more on the figurative […]

Weissmiess Traverse

  The Weissmies is one of the easternmost 4,000-meter peaks in the Alps and is close to the Swiss/Italian border, in the Saastal, opposite from the famous ski resort, Saas-Fee. […]

Caroline on Why she guides

In 1997, I had a nasty accident in the mountains. I fell 1,200 feet down a mountain and spent two months flat on my back in a hospital, staring at […]

Dealing with weather in the Alps

  One thing I love about my job is this: it sure keeps you on your toes… both figuratively and literally, of course. But this year has been more on […]

Trient

The Trient bassin is located on the eastern side of the Mont Blanc range, in Switzerland. It can be accessed from France, but is more commonly approached from Champex, a […]

Aiguille du Moine

When you stand at the top station of the Montenvers train in Chamonix, France, you see two peaks standing out to the east: The Drus and the Aiguille du Moine, […]

Presles

Nestled in the heart of France is the great Vercors range, a beautiful red and grey limestone high plateau whose smooth rhythm is interspersed with steep to overhanging cliffs, sometimes […]

Another Eiger Post

Just a few months back I posted a blog and video about the Eiger North Face so if you haven’t check it out have a look.  It seemed that climbing […]

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