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Haute Route

The Haute Route is the ultra classic high mountain traverse linking Chamonix to Zermatt, sleeping in huts at night and only going back to the valley flooronce, to connect Champex […]

Eiger: one day ascent

I first climbed the north face in 2003 with friends from Chamonix. The idea had sprung when I crossed ice axes with a friend on a classic Chamonix ice gully […]

Ski Touring Italian Style

What do you get when you cross WWI artifacts, four course meals, 12,000’ glaciated peaks, beautiful huts with Italian charm and ski touring? The Ortler-Cevedale range located in the Central […]

Jordan

I had been to Jordan when I was a little girl, 11years old to be precise and had always wanted to go back. My parents had taken us there over […]

Antarctica

How do you go to a place you can’t even pronounce, let alone spell right, each time you try and explain where you are going. That extra “c”, right in […]

Bozeman Ice Festival

For the past three years, the Bozeman Ice Festival has marked the beginning of my winter season. I say goodbye to warm sun and rock, climbing slippers and tank tops […]

Frendo Spur

Frendo Spur… check it out! http://blog.firstascent.com/2010/10/22/first-ascent-guide-caroline-george-navigates-the-frendo-spur-in-france/

Drus North Couloir

Les Drus, The Drus. A beautiful granite monolith that stands proud above the Chamonix valley, burning like a flame as the sun sets down on it. There is no easy […]

Kuffner Ridge

The Kuffner Ridge is border to Italy and France, separating two spectacular cirques: the Maudit Cirque and that of the Brenva (south side of Mont Blanc). The ridge was first […]

Rock Guiding in the Alps

I love all aspects of guiding. Alpine, ski, ice, etc. In the midst of a long season of guiding in the mountains however, rock guiding is a welcome breath of […]

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