Dent de Fenestral

The full group at Col de Fenestral

Location: Finhaut
Snow: Soft spring snow, heavy low down
Weather: Bluebird, warm

Very nice soft spring snow on a pretty relaxed tour today.  A quick ascent from Finhaut got us to Col de Fenestral then around a bit to descend the SE face under the Dent de Fenestral.  A nasty start to the entrance couloir meant that a bit of downclimbing was required but the mellow face was holding excellent spring corn (SE, 2500m at 12.30pm) all the way down to the road out, getting heavier lower down but skiing fine even on lightweight gear.

Colin: Hop turn at the start of the descent

Graham: Towards the end of the main descent

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