Tag Archives: Finhaut

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… [continue reading]

Emosson Dam

Graham: Scoping options towards Barberine Couloir

Location: Emosson Dam
Snow: Some powder, some crust
Weather: Hazy cloud

A plan had come together to ski Barberine Couloir today via Emosson Dam from the Swiss side.  So we drove through the border and parked cars near Chatelard to begin the skin towards the dam.  The skin track was a mellow road the whole way, so very easy but… [continue reading]

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