Tag Archives: Portes du Mont Blanc

Le Petit Croisse Baulet E Face

Graham: Dropping into the E face of Le Petit Croisse Baulet

Location: Portes du Mont Blanc
Snow: 25cm powder, a little sugary lower down
Weather: Bluebird, cold, windy up high

A little resort touring today from Megeve’s lifts, something we had heard is worth some short hikes and an area we know a little from summer biking.

From the Combloux base we took lifts up to Sommet des Salles before a… [continue reading]

Portes du Mont Blanc

Fleur: Getting her ski legs back

Location: Portes du Mont Blanc
Snow: Soft pistes, soft/heavy off piste
Weather: Bright then cloudy

My old pal and former Chamonix resident Fleur has just rolled into town for a week or so and the Portes du Mont Blanc ski area was the plan today (Megeve/Combloux/Geittaz) for a mellow first day back on skis.

Pistes were in perfect condition, off… [continue reading]

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